London Chamber Orchestra to expand its educational outreach programme Music Junction into Norfolk and Hertfordshire

London Chamber Orchestra are expanding our educational outreach programme Music Junction, into Norfolk and Hertfordshire  As a result, hundreds more young people will benefit from the innovative programme, which particularly supports young people with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds, often who would not have access to classical music. What is Music Junction? Music Junction uses […]

Shining Planets, Rising Stars

London Chamber Orchestra and Music Junction present… Shining Planets, Rising Stars Thursday 05 May, 6.30pm, St John’s Smith Square Holst The Planets Suite (arr for chamber orchestra by George Morton)Cheryl Frances-Hoad The Exciting Marvellous Mars (world premiere) featuring Music Junction participants Running Order Holst The Planets1. Mars, the Bringer of War2. Venus, the Bringer of […]

Jane Asher Supports LCO

Click to Donate A huge thanks to longtime LCO friend, Jane Asher, who is championing our work with vulnerable children. LCO’s Music Junction programme brings music, mentoring and performance opportunities to young people who face significant daily challenges;  including children with special educational needs and a wonderful group of young musicians cared for in a Barnardos […]

Music Junction & The LCO Book

Did you know that our Music Junction programme has inspired thousands of vulnerable, disabled and excluded children with free musical tuition, mentoring and performance opportunities at LCO concerts? Every year, we hear from teachers, parents and young people about how special the programme makes them feel, how much their self belief has grown through shared musical […]

Shining Planets, Rising Stars

Come along to LCO’s out-of-this-world concert to hear music inspired by space! Thursday 5 May 2022, 18.30, St John’s Smith Square, London. The London Chamber Orchestra will perform a beautiful arrangement of Gustav Holst’s suite The Planets. Presenter Ruth Rosales will guide us through each planet in the solar system and its astrological character.   This […]

Music Junction at the V&A

LCO’s outreach programme project, Music Junction, has had a rather exciting couple of weeks! The project in Harrow is generously supported by John Lyon’s Charity. We were so thrilled when they asked us to be involved in their 30th Birthday Gala at the V&A, to showcase some of the work that they support with young […]

Join the Junction (18th September)

It’s at this point in the year that we would normally be travelling around London, visiting schools and surprising pupils with our flashmobs to kick start our educational outreach programme, Music Junction. Although this isn’t possible this year, restrictions won’t stop up spreading the music! Instead, we are bringing music to our Music Junction participants, […]

Composers’ Workshop

Our young composers taking part in this year’s Music Junction started writing a very special piece for LCO’s 100th birthday. Led by this year’s composer, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, the students took a beautiful poem written by mentee participants from Shaftesbury High School to create a song for us. We can’t wait to share the whole song […]

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