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
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Hallé Concerts Society
  • London Mozart Players
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Manchester Camerata
  • Manchester Collective
  • Manchester Video Games Orchestra
  • Northern Chamber Orchestra
  • Music in the Round
  • Opera North
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Orchestra of the Swan
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Riot Ensemble
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Sinfonia Viva

Producer Partners

These partners help us produce and develop our projects

  • Age Exchange
  • AMP
  • The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
  • ARCADE, Scarborough
  • Babergh District Council
  • Bolsover District Council
  • Brentwood Borough Council
  • Cambridgeshire Music
  • The Courtyard, Hereford
  • Cumbria Music Education Hub
  • Darlington Hippodrome
  • Deep Roots Tall Trees
  • Derbyshire County Council
  • Doe Lea Centre
  • 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
  • Inspire Culture (Nottinghamshire Music Education Hub)
  • Inspire Youth Arts
  • John Armitage Memorial Trust (JAM)
  • King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
  • Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
  • Leeds Conservatoire
  • Leeds International Concert Season
  • Leicestershire Music
  • Lincolnshire Music Service
  • Mid Suffolk District Council
  • The Mix (Luton Music Education Hub)
  • Norfolk Music Education Hub
  • Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust
  • Peterborough Music Hub
  • Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
  • Skipton Town Hall
  • South Asian Arts UK
  • South Holland District Council
  • Spitalfields Music
  • Suffolk Archives
  • Suffolk Music Education Hub
  • Tees Valley Music Hub
  • Thaxted Festival
  • Thurrock Music Service
  • Wiltshire Music Centre


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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