Film - Cinema

Other Ensembles
Chamber Ensembles
Brass Ensembles
Percussion Ensembles


During the last twelve years, Oxford’s professional symphony orchestra has become, in the words of the Oxford Times,‘a musical resource for the city and beyond’. In October 2002 they were appointed the first-ever Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, and their year-round programme of classical concerts has attracted consistent critical praise....(more)

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International and Regional Orchestras

Acapulco Philharmonic Orchestra : Acapulco, Mexico
La Orquesta Filarmónica de Acapulco está dirigida por el reconocido músico mexicano Eduardo Álvarez. La amplísima trayectoria de este célebre artista, como director, violinista y acordeonista; se ha consolidado a través de los años.
BBC Symphony Orchestra : London, UK
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.
BBC Philharmonic : Manchester, UK
Widely recognised as one of Britain’s finest orchestras, the BBC Philharmonic has its own recording studio at BBC Manchester, where it records programmes and concerts for BBC Radio 3.
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra : Berlin, Germany
....was founded in Berlin in 1882 by 54 musicians under the name Frühere Bilsesche Kapelle. The orchestra was renamed and reorganised under the financial management of Hermann Wolff in 1887.
Boston Symphony Orchestra : Boston, MA, USA
The first Boston Symphony concert, in the Old Boston Music Hall, was performed under the direction of Georg Henschel. Symphony Hall, one of the world's most highly regarded concert halls, was inaugurated on October 15, 1900.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra : Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
....was formed in 1893 and throughout its illustrious history it has worked with some of the finest composers, conductors and musicians in the world.
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra-SIF 309 : Sofia, Bulgaria
Best foreign film of the year and Oscar winner “The Secret in Their Eyes” of the 82 annual ceremony became an overnight sensation. Original music score was recorded in Sofia with SIF 309 Film Music Orchestra in the early spring of 2009.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra : UK
Internationally renowned orchestra with its home at Symphony Hall. Listings for Birmingham and touring performances.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra : Chicago, USA
.... distinguished history began in 1891, when Theodore Thomas, then the leading conductor in America and a recognized music pioneer, was invited by Chicago businessman Charles Norman Fay to establish a symphony orchestra.
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra : New Zealand
The CSO is an artistic icon of the South Island and an established force in orchestral music within New Zealand.
Cleveland Symphony Orchestra : Cleveland, Ohio, USA
....was founded in 1918 by a group of local citizens. It has been led by seven music director and one musical advisor. Expansion to a year-round schedule was made possible in 1968 with the opening of Blossom Music Center.
Las Vegas Philharmonic : USA
....continues to play to capacity crowds throughout the concert season and has emerged as the leading musical organization in Southern Nevada.
London Philharmonic Orchestra : UK
Seventy-eight years after Sir Thomas Beecham founded the London Philharmonic Orchestra, it is recognised today as one of the finest orchestras on the international stage.
London Symphony Orchestra : UK
Over a century after it was formed, the LSO still attracts the best players, many of whom also have flourishing solo and chamber music careers.
National Symphony Orchestra of London : UK
The NSO is one of the busiest free-lance orchestras in the UK, working with many popular classical artists.
Philharmonia Orchestra : London, UK
....was founded in 1945, primarily as a recording orchestra. It is made up of more than 80 musicians giving around 40 concerts in London and over 60 concerts a year.
Renesans Philhamonic Orchestra : Kiev, Ukraine
....aims to unite the most talented classical music performers, conductors and composers to create different musical projects. Most of the musicians are graduates from the National Music Academy and winners of festivals and competitions.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra : UK
As well as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic includes a choir, contemporary music group Ensemble 10:10, chamber music, youth orchestra and youth choirs, and an extensive education programme.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra : London, UK
Acknowledged as one of the UK’s most prodigious orchestras, the RPO enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first-class performances and the highest possible standards of music-making.
Ulster Orchestra : Belfast, UK
....was formed in 1966 and it has established itself as one of the major symphony orchestras in the United Kingdom. Its main concert season takes place in the Ulster Hall and the Belfast Waterfront.

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Film Studio Symphony Orchestras

Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra-SIF 309 : Sofia, Bulgaria
Best foreign film of the year and Oscar winner “The Secret in Their Eyes” of the 82 annual ceremony became an overnight sensation. Original music score was recorded in Sofia with SIF 309 Film Music Orchestra in the early spring of 2009.

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Local & Community Orchestras

The Middlesborough Jazz & Blues Orchestra : Middlesborough, UK
....perform regular concerts for the bandstand summer season events sponsored by all the Tees Valley Councils, such as South Park in Darlington, Ropner Park in Stockton, Albert Park in Middlesbrough, and Redcar Bandstand.

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Chamber Orchestras

American Sinfonietta : WA, USA
....is a not-for-profit, 501C3, cultural institution dedicated to advancing the art of orchestral performance through concerts, recordings, and educational workshops.
Camerata Europaea : Berlin, Germany
....with its artistic director has announced its intention of hosting an international workshop on orchestral conducting in cooperation with the Cultural Centre of Modern Music in Athens.
Camerata of London : UK
....was founded by a diverse group of musicians whose common goal is to bring great live music to as wide an audience as possible. A modern-instrument chamber orchestra with a repertoire ranging from the early baroque to contemporary.
English Classical Players : London, UK
Creating an orchestra which can perform to the highest international standards in configurations from small chamber ensemble to full symphony orchestra should be enough to make ECP a rare phenomenon.
London Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra : London, UK
Chamber orchestra and ensemble formed in 1972 and made up of leading UK musicians.
St. George Strings : Belgrade, Yugoslavia
....was founded in 1992. Some of the most prominent young musicians have been a core of this ensemble throughout the years. They are recognized as one of the finest orchestras in the country.
Sinfonia Toronto : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
....performs its Masterpiece Series of concerts in the acoustical splendor of the CBC's Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. The orchestra travels to other Ontario centres for performances on regional concert series.

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Baroque Orchestras
Lot Lorien : Varna, Bulgaria
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