About Us

Orchestras Live believe orchestras are for everyone.

We create environments where music and creativity can thrive.
 We work to ensure communities across the country have access to world-class orchestral experiences.

Orchestras Live is…

A champion for audiences

  • transforming cultural opportunities for people in their local area
  • bringing world-class professional orchestras to rural, coastal and under-served urban communities
  • inspiring the young and rejuvenating the old, giving all ages a voice in shaping their experience

A creative producer

  • selecting the best individuals, assembling
creative teams, and harnessing their imagination for the many
  • awakening new ideas and testing musical concepts
  • curating relevant and inspirational live work in unexpected spaces
  • levering funds into the local cultural economy

A collaborator

  • connecting partners to originate collaborative work
  • joining communities and generations in award- winning projects
  • developing talent to increase quality, diversity and sustainability of music delivery and participation, forging dialogue both within and outside the orchestral sector

An industry leader

  • occupying the heart of the orchestral world, leading thought, learning new approaches, stimulating debate and driving change
  • expert and generous across the music industry, developing professional skills that ripple across the sector

With over 50 years’ experience, we make world-class orchestral music relevant to people’s lives.  

Read our 2017/18 Annual Review.