St Albans Symphony Orchestra (SASO) New Year Concert, St Albans Cathedral, Monday 1st January 2024, 7 p.m.

Mon Jan 1st
  19:00 to 21:30
 St Albans Cathedral, St Albans, UK
 St Albans Symphony Orchestra


St Albans Symphony Orchestra (SASO) will return to St Albans Cathedral for the traditional New Year Celebration concert on Monday January 1st 2024.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start. There will be a 20-minute interval.

SASO will be led by their new Artistic Director, Bill Carslake.

We will perform a packed programme including traditional joyful waltzes, polkas and Hungarian dances. We will also play Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 2, which is no less exuberant, and features an extended orchestra, with saxophones, accordion, guitar, piano, harp, xylophone, and glockenspiel.

We will play –

Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus Overture

Josef Strauss: Moulinet Polka, Plappermäulchen-Polka schnell

Johann Strauss I: Loreley-Rheinklänge, Radetzky March

Brahms: Hungarian Dances: Nos 5, 6 & 7

Delibes: Coppelia – Waltz from Act I & Mazurka

Rota: The Godfather – ‘Love Theme’ and Waltz (with mandolins)

Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana, Intermezzo

Tickets are on sale, priced at £30, £24, £18, £5 for children under 18 and students.
Online:, Call 01727 890290, or visit the Box Office located in the Cathedral Shop.

For further information, please email


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