Our partners


Orchestras Live is a creative producer of orchestral experiences for communities across England. Our collaborations with orchestras, educators, venues, promoters and communities are at the heart of our work, supported by active relationships with an ever growing range of artistic, producer and funder partners.

Strategic Funders

These funders enable us to achieve our strategic aims

Project Funders

These funders are enabling individual projects to take place in specific regions or with specific audiences

  • The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust
  • Chapman Charitable Trust
  • Derbyshire County Council
  • Essex County Council Arts and Culture Fund
  • Fowler Smith and Jones Trust
  • Joseph and Annie Cattle Trust
  • The Gillian Dickinson Trust
  • The Joicey Trust
  • The Leche Trust
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • The Thistle Trust

Artistic Partners

These orchestras work with us to produce and deliver our projects

  • Academy of Ancient Music
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Chineke! Foundation
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • The English Concert
  • Hall√© Concerts Society
  • La Serenissima
  • London Mozart Players
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Manchester Camerata
  • Manchester Collective
  • Multi-Story Orchestra
  • Northern Chamber Orchestra
  • Opera North
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Orchestra of the Swan
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sinfonia Verdi
  • Sinfonia Viva

Producer Partners

These partners help us produce and develop our projects

  • The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
  • Ava Hunt Theatre
  • Babergh District Council
  • Barra Culture
  • Barrow Borough Council
  • Broadland District Council
  • Buxton International Festival
  • The Courtyard, Hereford
  • Cumbria Music Education Hub
  • Darlington Hippodrome
  • Derbyshire County Council
  • Discover Brightwater
  • Durham & Darlington Music Education Hub
  • East Riding of Yorkshire Music Education Hub
  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  • Enjoy Great Yarmouth (Cultural Education Partnership)
  • Essex County Council
  • Essex Music Education Hub
  • HMP Whitemoor
  • Inspire Culture (Nottinghamshire Music Education Hub)
  • Inspire Youth Arts
  • John Armitage Memorial Trust (JAM)
  • Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
  • Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub
  • Lemos&Crane
  • Lincolnshire Music Service
  • Marina Theatre Trust (Lowestoft)
  • Mid Suffolk District Council
  • The Mix (Luton Music Education Hub)
  • Norfolk Music Education Hub
  • North Norfolk District Council
  • Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust
  • Nottingham Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall
  • Peterborough Music Hub
  • Re-Imagine CIC
  • Redcar & Cleveland Council
  • ReMarkable Theatre Arts
  • Saffron Hall
  • Selby District Council
  • Selby Town Council
  • Sheringham Little Theatre
  • South Asian Arts UK
  • South Holland District Council
  • Spitalfields Music
  • Suffolk Archives
  • Suffolk Music Education Hub
  • Tees Valley Music Hub
  • Thaxted Festival
  • Turner Sims, Southampton
  • Wiltshire Music Centre

Investing Partners

These partners support activity in their local area

  • Cambridgeshire Music
  • Cumbria County Council
  • Ipswich Regent Theatre
  • King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
  • Uttlesford District Council
  • West Suffolk Council


Recent clients who we have supported through our consultancy projects have included: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Blu Zebra (for Arts Council Northern Ireland), Association of Finnish Orchestras/Helsinki Philharmonic/Accessible Orchestras and Royal Northern Sinfonia.

Find out about our work and recent projects

What we do

Research and reports

Read research published about our activity, and case studies and reports from our recent projects.

Read our research and reports
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