Association of British Orchestras
The national body representing the collective interests of professional orchestras throughout the UK.
Training orchestra for young professionals and music students. News, reviews and details of forthcoming performances.
BBC Concert Orchestra
House band for BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night plus regular appearances on television and radio, also providing the soundtracks to various BBC Television programmes and giving performances of classical, jazz, film and crossover music on tour. Includes profile, history, information on composers, conductors and players, concert diary, and audio, video and image galleries.
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Based in Manchester. Information about concerts, CD releases, education work and the orchestra itself.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1935 as the first full-time orchestral ensemble in Scotland. Includes a profile of the orchestra, with details of their concert schedule, recordings, reviews, and tickets.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Founded by Adrian Boult in 1930 as London's first permanent orchestra, and now the flagship orchestra of the BBC, with a commitment to new music. Includes a history, concert schedule, and a profile of music they have premiered.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Concert listing, with booking information. Includes information on their history, community and education projects, sponsorship and membership details.
Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra
Brighton's resident professional orchestra. Information about their concert schedule, booking information, and their supporters.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Profile of the orchestra and members, details of their community education programme, and a history. Includes concert schedule and ticket information.
Britain's longest-established professional symphony orchestra. Official site with contact details, membership information, history, and concert listings.
London Metropolitan Orchestra
Information about this ensemble and its work in film and television. Details of their live performances, news, discography, and player profiles.
London Philharmonic Orchestra
History of the ensemble, with a concert schedule, news and reviews. Includes information on their education programme, and their support.
London Symphony Orchestra
Resident orchestra at The Barbican. Information on their concert schedule, recordings, and ticketing.
Milton Keynes City Orchestra
Site provides list of forthcoming concerts, news, reviews and profiles of some members of the orchestra.
Orchestra in residence at the University of Oxford; with their profile, concert diary, ticket information, reviews, and biographies. Also includes details of their International Piano Competition.
Resident at the South Bank Centre, London. Concert and tour schedules, online booking, downloads and information on recordings, players, instruments and music education.
Period instrument orchestra; includes orchestra profile, concert and recording calendar, online sales for their CDs, and information on sponsors and friends program.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Schedule of concerts by the RLPO and choirs at the Philharmonic Hall, with news and press releases.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Founded by Sir Thomas Beecham, and based at the Royal Festival and Royal Albert Halls, and tours throughout the UK. Concert details, history, information about their community work, and online purchase of tickets and recordings.
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Information about Scotland's national symphony orchestra and its chorus, including concerts, musicians, education and sponsorship; the "news" section includes collected reviews of concerts and CDs.
South Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra
Sheffield: Concert calendar and booking information.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
A period instrument orchestra playing baroque, classical and early romantic music on original instruments. Principal guest conductors are Sir Simon Rattle and Frans Brüggen. Concert details and discography.
The Welsh Sinfonia
Concert guide, repertoire, overview of the orchestra and information on their education services. (Cymraeg and English.)
History of the Belfast-based orchestra. Includes their concert and event schedule, and information about their recordings and substantial community education programs.