Orchestras Live

Orchestras Live Orchestras Live is a national music charity that brings orchestral music to under-served areas in England. Their mission is to 'inspire, motivate and empower the widest range of people through excellent live orchestral music'. To find out more about Orchestras Live outreach, you can download their annual review "New minds, music & futures".

Photos from Orchestras Live projects in Suffolk will be published on Flickr.

RPO Resound

RPO Resound is the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's award-winning community and education programme that delivers orchestral outreach projects in a variety of community settings.

RPO in Suffolk
  • October 2012: Music Shots coaching sessions The RPO coached Suffolk County Music Service String Quartets with musicianship and performance skills.
  • September 2013: Brass Playing Day Workshops and a live performance with the Suffolk Youth Brass Ensemble at Ipswich Regent.
  • March 2015: school workshops The RPO visited several Ipswich primary schools.
  • September 2015: Strings Playing Day RPO string players joined Suffolk County Music Service in Ipswich, where young musicians took part in ensemble workshops and masterclasses. Some young musicians then performed at the Ipswich Regent before the RPO's Music of Bond concert.
  • November 2016: Ipswich Orchestral Outreach An RPO quintet visited six Ipswich primary schools for workshops based around Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker.
More information

You can take a look at the RPO events page for upcoming concerts and events.

Watch some videos of the RPO 'in action' on their website or read about their programmes.

Follow the RPO on Twitter @RPOresound to keep up-to-date with their news and events.

First Time Live: Lullaby Concerts

Lullaby ConcertsFirst Time Live brings music to under-served communities in the East of England. Lullaby Concerts are highly-interactive performances created especially for pre-school children. Musicians from the City of London Sinfonia and presenter Claire Henry introduce orchestral music and songs whilst encouraging lots of audience participation. After the performance, children get the opportunity to try out a range of orchestral instruments, provided by Suffolk County Music Service.

More information

You can visit Orchestras Live, search our Events calendar and 'like' the Lullaby Concerts on Facebook to find out more information.

Events Calendar