New season announced
We are pleased to announce our 2021-22 season.
Return to rehearsals
We’re delighted to be rehearsing again! Please see the Rehearsals page for more information
Rehearsals to restart
Rehearsals will restart on Wednesday 19th May 2021. You should receive detailed rehearsal information by email. If you don’t, we are at capacity and you won’t be able to just turn up.
We plan to start rehearsals on Wednesday 13th January, subject to any changes in advice.
The rehearsal on Wednesday 4th November 2020 is cancelled.
See our Rehearsals
page for further details about attendance.
Message from Principal Conductor Tom Hammond to our audience
On what would have been the last concert of our season today, Tom Hammond, our Principal Conductor, sends you a special message to thank you for your support this year. We hope that you are…
Covid-19 virus: Rehearsals suspended until further notice and May 9 concert cancelled
The SASO Committee is very sorry to announce that Wednesday and other rehearsals have been called-off until further notice. We also regret that our next concert of French music on Saturday May 9 in St…
Critic praises “superb” Elgar and “exciting” Walton at SASO’s March concert
Cellist Matthew Sharp’s moving performance of the Elgar concerto was “superb” according to Herts Advertiser critic John Manning, and “…one of the best solo live performances of the work I have ever heard.” But he…
‘Inspirational’ cellist Matthew Sharp returns to perform Elgar’s much-loved concerto
Passionate, hauntingly lyrical and profoundly sad, Sir Edward Elgar’s much-loved Cello Concerto is the featured work in St Albans Symphony Orchestra’s in St Saviour’s Church on Saturday 7 March (7.30pm). The great English composer’s wife,…