COVID rules for our concerts
First of all, COVID may force us to cancel concerts at short notice - please accept our apologies if that happens. We will give you a voucher for a following concert. Secondly, COVID rules change. When you arrive at a concert, please follow all the latest instructions provided there. In short: Don't come if you are feeling unwell or have been in a hotspot. Contact us and we will give you a voucher for a following concert. Wearing a mask upon entry and exit of the venue is
Don't be afraid, classical music is for everyone!
You might have loved the music in Star Wars or Indiana Jones as much as the acting and special effects. You might find yourself humming The Four Seasons after seeing an advert for a bank. You might not know it, but you are a classical music lover! And there is nothing better than hearing and seeing it performed live. You will be amazed at the clarity and power that a bunch of acoustic instruments can make in a concert hall. An expensive stereo cannot replicate it! You wil
Behind the scenes: what goes into making a great performance
Just how much work is it to create a symphony orchestra performance? Well, first there is the practice. To master an instrument, each musician has probably practiced for the famous 10,000 hours. There are usually about 50 musicians in a symphony orchestra, so that's half a million hours right there! The orchestra committee and musical director will have spent many hours deciding the repertoire, sourcing the music, communicating with the players, organising the concert hall,