Calendar

PAST CONCERTS

1 June 2019 – BCO’s principal instrumentalists, with a selection of outstanding local vocalists, presented a programme of acoustic song covers at Squire and Partners in the Department Store, Brixton.

27 April 2019 – A troupe from BCO performed classic 70s and 80s covers as part of the 2019 Brixton Disco Festival.

22 March 2019 – BCO hosted their most ambitious event yet, ‘Grime: Orchestrated’ at Brixton’s Prince of Wales, a cross-over event bringing together MCs including Yizzy and Terra with the orchestra supported from the decks by Treble Clef.

February 16, 2019 – BCO performed a Paris-inspired concert comprising Mozart’s Paris Symphony, Rameau’s opera-ballet Les Indes Galantes, and Saint-Saens’ La Muse et le Poete at St Michael’s, Stockwell.

15-19 December 2018 – BCO embarked upon a Christmas tour of estates across Lambeth, consisting of a diverse programme of festive classics performed in tenants’ halls.

9 December 2018 – BCO performed Christmas carols under the lights of the Brixton Christmas tree.

17 November 2018 – BCO collaborated with (Brixton SDA) gospel choir for a concert called Eternal Praise with orchestrations of spirituals and gospel favourites, in addition to classical music invoking the power of the divine.

26 October 2018 – BCO brought a seven-piece acoustic band to the Electric Brixton nightclub and performed interpretations of disco songs for patrons attending a Brixton Disco Festival night.

6 October 2018 – Will Robertson and BCO performed Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor, and the orchestra were joined by the Medici Choir for Brahm’s Requiem, as part of the St Michael’s Arts Festival in Stockwell.

20 August 2018 – Outdoor performance at Brixton’s Rockin’ on Electric Avenue: Music to Move To, including a cover of the famous Eddie Grant song, Electric Avenue, Matilda by Harry Belafonte, a ska medley arranged by James Howell, and selected classical dances.

21 July 2018 – Sinfonietta performance held at Cressingham Garden’s Rotunda, including Samuel Coleridge Taylor’s Nonet and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5.