Cake Concerts
Specifically developed for people living with dementia, Cake Concerts are relaxed chamber performances in informal environments, combining classical repertoire with tea, cake and light chatter.

Recovery Orchestra
The BSO is working in partnership with Bristol Drugs Project to present a recovery orchestra for people living with addiction.


BSO Voices
BSO Voices is a vibrant community choir, celebrating music through the joy of singing.

Family Orchestra
Family Orchestra brings the joy of making music to everyone in fun, easily accessible sessions. Inclusivity is key – open to all; any instrument, any standard, any age!

Rusty Musicians
Rusty & Not So Rusty Musicians allows amateur musicians to perform alongside professional musicians from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.


Audience Resources
The BSO brings exciting music to our audience on a weekly basis and we host a number of events to give that extra layer of understanding about the music you are hearing.

Schools and 5-18-year-olds

Schools’ Concerts
Free concerts for KS2 students bring the symphony orchestra to life.

Rising Talent

Trinity Laban Partnership
Celebrating and maximising the benefit and impact of collaboration between a major symphony orchestra and conservatoire.