WELCOME TO THE ESO, now in our 34th season

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Click on the orchestra tab for a gallery of photographs of the orchestra.

Under the events tab, as well as information about future events, there is a list of all concerts (from our first one in January 1980)

which can be sorted according to date, composer, work etc. 


Under the events tab, we are, when time permits, archiving all documents we have of previous concerts.


Please click on events tab for posters. programmes, and reviews for some of our recent concerts.


The website will be updated when time permits. In the meantime, the last two concerts feature below.


Click here for a review of Verdi's Requiem (27 April 2014)

Click here for a picture of the performers in Verdi's Requiem (27 April 2014)

(More information and photos from this choral concert will be posted on the appropriate tab when time permits.) 


Please contact concertmanager@eso.org.uk or 07780 993801 for more information.

The orchestra always welcomes new players and we are keen to hear from anyone who is interested in joining us.
We are particularly keen to fill spaces in our brass, percussion and string sections.
Please contact orchestramanager@eso.org.uk or 07789 988477.


Please click here for the latest newsletter May 2014





Click here for a review by Robin Gregory


Please click here for a photo of the the ESO President, the soloist and the ESO Musical Director with the Deputy Mayor and consort



Click here for more details of our 2014 events or click on the future events tab

 ESO Summer Concert 2014

Sunday 22 June 7pm St Saviour’s Church South Street BN21 4UT

Mozart Magic Flute Overture

Bizet Carmen Suite No 1

Delius Walk to the Paradise Garden

Sibelius Finlandia

Brahms Violin Concerto in D

Soloist Roberto Ruisi

(winner of the 2014 ESO Young Soloist Competition)

Conductor Graham Jones 

Leader Lisa Wigmore

Tickets £15 (on the door) or £13 (in advance) (£13 and £11 for ESO Friends)

Please click here for a form to order tickets

Tickets also available from

REID+DEAN, 43–45 Cornfield Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4QG

concertmanager@eso.org.uk 07780 993801


Please click here for a poster




Click here for more details of our 2014 events