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    Resident & Associate Orchestras

    We are home to eight orchestras, who give around 100 concerts here each year

    Among the best orchestras in the world are our four Resident Orchestras: the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the London Sinfonietta.

    They welcome new listeners alongside passionate fans to experience centuries of extraordinary music, from the Baroque to the brand new.  

    Our four Associate Orchestras help us to create diverse, thought-provoking and adventurous concerts. They are the Aurora Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra, Chineke! and the National Youth Orchestra.

    Our Associate Orchestras

    Aurora Orchestra

    The Aurora Orchestra is one of Europe’s leading chamber orchestras, often playing completely from memory.

    BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra is one of the most versatile ensembles in the UK, aiming to bring inspiring musical experiences to everyone, everywhere.

    Chineke! Orchestra

    Chineke! Orchestra is Europe’s first majority-BAME orchestra, whose mission is to champion change and celebrate diversity in classical music.

    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is the largest teenage orchestra in the world, developing the brightest and best musicians of the future.