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Orchestras Live delivers unique and high-quality live orchestral experiences to a vast range of communities across England. Last year we worked with 62 investing partners and 27 professional orchestras to engage 57,741 people.

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Able Orchestra performance: May 2016

Able Orchestra workshop

Orchestras Live and County Youth Arts present the Able Orchestra, featuring members of the Hallé Orchestra and students from Fountaindale School and Outwood Academy Portland, at the Palace Theatre in Mansfield on Monday 9 May 2016 at 7pm.

4 Stages promotional video

4 Stages video

Ahead of the 4 Stages concerts from 25-28 April 2016, a short promotional video has been made, looking ahead to the performances by young people working with Manchester Camerata in Eckington, Shirebrook, Sutton and Mansfield.

Hear and Now 2015 video

Hear and Now 2015

The independent evaluation report for Hear and Now 2015 highlighted the rich outcomes from an inter-generational, cross-cultural partnership that has evolved and matured over a number of years.

Masters of Minimalism in Nottingham

Masters of Minimalism - photo by Dom Henry

In recent years Orchestras Live’s partnership with Nottingham Royal Concert Hall has focussed on co-producing a strand of late-night, adventurous programming to develop the audience for a wider range of orchestral music, especially contemporary and new work.