19th Aug 2021

Pre-concert Talks to accompany London Season

As part of its educational Close Encounters outreach programme, the ECO has teamed up Dr Bruno Bower from Imperial College, London to give an introductory course – streamed online – on the music and composers…

24th May 2021

Music in Country Churches Concert at Bibury

​Thank you to everyone that attended our concerts in Bibury last Saturday as part of the Music in Country Churches series. It was truly a joy to perform to a such an appreciative audience in…

17th Apr 2021

HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh

​The English Chamber Orchestra sends its heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty the Queen, our Patron His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and the Royal Family at this time of great loss and sorrow.…

2nd Mar 2021

TV Recording Project - 1st March 2021

​The ECO string members were at St John’s Smith Square to record music written for a TV programme to be broadcast later in the year. The composer was linked to the session via a live…

18th Feb 2021

​Steuart Bedford, OBE Conductor 1939-2021

The English Chamber Orchestra was very sad to hear of the death of English conductor Steuart Bedford. The orchestra enjoyed a long and fruitful close relationship with Steuart, who conducted the orchestra in countless performances…

22nd Jan 2021

Osian Ellis, CBE Harpist 1928-2021

​The English Chamber Orchestra have recently been very sad to hear the news about the death of renowned Welsh harpist Osian Ellis. Ellis was principal harp of the English Chamber Orchestra for many years. Quintin…