Sage Gateshead

+44 (0)191 443 4661

Sage Gateshead, Saint Mary's Square, Gateshead, United Kingdom

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Royal Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of Sage Gateshead, is the UK’s only full-time chamber orchestra and the leading professional orchestra in the North East.

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Sage Gateshead offers a wide choice of courses and workshops for the community, young people and schools.

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Schools and Early Years Join in with Music

If you work with children and young people, we have something to support your curriculum and enrich your music culture. Our wide range of activities are delivered in schools and settings across the region as well as at Sage Gateshead and are available for all ages, abilities and Key Stages.

If you are interested in a one-off experience or a long-term partnership, we can help you get the very most from music.

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North-East England

Sage Gateshead is an international home for music and musical discovery, bringing about a widespread and long-term enrichment of the musical life of the North East of England.

Our inclusive approach enables all our performance, learning and participation programmes to be constantly inspired and supported by each other.

North Music Trust

Sage Gateshead and all aspects of its work regionally, nationally and internationally are managed and programmed by North Music Trust. Our unique management structure ensures that all aspects of our artistic programme – performance, learning and participation – are closely linked with each other.

Our team work to this Mission:

  • To entertain, involve and inspire each and every person we meet through engagement with outstanding music and creative events.

With the following Values:

  • We value all kinds of music equally, and are committed to including, inspiring and encouraging everyone through our programmes of performance and participation, learning and training;
  • We are passionate about offering the best experience for all who work and play here, together building an invigorating, inspirational environment
  • We aspire to be pioneers at the forefront of innovation and excellence, enthusiastically embracing new work, new trends and new thinking
  • We aim for the greatest possible inclusion in the way we build meaningful relationships through shared experiences and creative journeys
  • We are proud to use our national and international positioning to create new social, creative and economic opportunities for our region and for the communities we exist to serve

Wigmore Hall

+44 (0)20 7935 2141

36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP, United Kingdom

Wigmore Hall Learning

For over 20 years, Wigmore Hall's renowned Learning programme has been giving people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities opportunities to take part in music-making, engaging a broad and diverse audience through innovative creative projects, concerts, events and online resources.

Working in collaboration with a range of community, health, social care and education organisations, the Learning programme comprises Schools and Early Years, Community (including Music for Life, our programme for people living with dementia and their care staff), Family, Young People and Behind the Music, an extensive study programme.


Wigmore Hall, one of the world’s great concert halls, specialises in chamber and instrumental music, early music and song.

Having recently celebrated its 115th Birthday, Wigmore Hall is livelier than ever, offering music-making of outstanding quality and an array of activities in the broader community. With its infectious sense of adventure, it consistently captures the public imagination and broadens its audiences’ horizons.

Wigmore Hall’s focus is on great musical works, best experienced with a powerful sense of immediacy. The repertoire extends 250 years on either side of Beethoven (born 1770) – from the Renaissance to contemporary jazz and new commissions from today’s most exciting composers.

Bringing this music to life are the world’s most sought-after soloists and chamber musicians. Wigmore Hall also provides a showcase for exceptional young artists – some making their professional London debuts – and remains an essential platform as their careers flourish.

Discreetly nestled in Central London, the Hall – renowned for its intimacy, crystalline acoustic and beautiful interior complete with an Arts and Crafts cupola above the stage – has a capacity of 552 seats but draws in audiences from far and wide through its enterprising use of digital media and its ambitious Learning programme; these go beyond concert audiences to embrace schools, nurseries, hospitals, community centres and care homes.

Since 2005, the Hall has grown attendance across its entire programme by over 60 percent. All in all, it now presents over 460 concerts each year, selling a total of 200,000 tickets, and stages as many Learning events. Wigmore Hall plays host to a biennial International Song Competition and a triennial International String Quartet Competition, drawing exceptionally talented young musicians from around the world keen to embark on significant recital careers. Wigmore Hall attracts a diverse range of audiences with the lowest ticket for every evening concert in its series priced at £15 or less. Its subsidised ticket scheme for people under 35 goes from strength to strength and free tickets are also offered to young people aged 8-25 through its Chamber Zone initiative in collaboration with CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

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St Cecilia’s Hall

+44 131 650 2600

St. Cecilia's Hall, The University of Edinburgh, 50 Niddry Street, Edinburgh, UK

St. Cecilia’s Hall is the oldest purpose-built concert hall in Scotland, house of one the world’s most important collections of historic musical instruments.

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Finchcocks Charity

+44 (0)1892 523203

51 Frant Road, Tunbridge Wells TN2 5LE, UK

An extraordinary collection of early keyboard instruments housed within an architectural marvel!

Finchcocks Charity was founded by the now closed Finchcocks Musical Museum to support performance, restoration and maintenance of period keyboard instruments and now is responsible for the remaining core collection of instruments of the museum.

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Kaufman Music Center

+1 (0)212 501 3300

129 West 67th Street, NY, New York 10023, USA

Kaufman Music Center is New York’s go-to place for music education and performance.

Kaufman Music Center stimulates appreciation of and participation in music through music performance and education in ways that awaken creativity, advance innovation and create a sense of wonder among performers, students, teachers and the public at large.

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Regent Hall

+44 (0)207 367 4500

Oxford Street, London, UK

The Regent Hall is a Salvation Army centre on London’s Oxford Street.

It is one of the oldest centres in London, having been founded by the founder of the army, William Booth, in 1882. The church is known as the “Rink”, because it was formerly a skating rink. The hall is known for its music, both for its own brass band, which tours internationally, its high-standard choral music, and as a venue for visiting artists.

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Handel & Hendrix in London

+44 (0)20 7495 1685

25 Brook Street, London W1K, UK

Our mission is to promote knowledge, awareness and enjoyment of Handel and his music to as wide a public audience as possible.

We strive to inspire, educate and inform through the interpretation of the Georgian house at 25 Brook Street, where Handel lived and composed for 36 years, through live music performances, educational and outreach activities and collecting, exhibiting and interpreting objects related to Handel’s life and works.

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Steinway Hall New York

+1 (0)212 246 1100

1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States

The legacy of New York City’s Steinway Hall is long and storied.

For a century and a half, the floors of Steinway Hall—which has lived in three distinct locations throughout its existence—have rung with the footsteps of some of the greatest names in piano history. They’ve also welcomed countless lesser-known artists, students, composers, teachers, parents, children, critics, researchers, technicians, and tourists.

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Steinway Hall London

+44 (0)20 7487 3391

44 Marylebone Lane, London, United Kingdom

Steinway Hall, London is the main centre for Steinway & Sons UK.

Our first London showroom was established on Wigmore Street in 1875. Today, we reside not far away on Marylebone Lane. Here we house our piano showroom and Hall of Fame, recital room, practice facilities and administrative offices.

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Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

+44 115 989 5555

Nottingham, United Kingdom

With over half a million visitors every year, the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham are two of the UK’s most successful touring venues, leading the way for arts and entertainment in the East Midlands region.

Our diverse programme of events includes internationally renowned orchestras, the highest quality ballet, contemporary dance, opera and touring drama alongside West End musicals, family shows, stand-up comedy and rock and pop music. Also offering a wide range of workshops and projects involving the local community, free foyer performances, backstage tours, conference and meeting facilities, plus our bustling café bar and restaurant.

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Town Hall Symphony Hall (THSH)

+44 (0)121 780 3333

Birmingham, United Kingdom

From world-renowned classical, rock and pop artists to award-winning comedians, you’ll see performances that entertain and inspire you.


A hub of civic and cultural life for more than 180 years.


An acoustic marvel, and one of the world’s best concert halls.

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LSO St. Luke’s

+44 20 7566 2871

Old Street, London, United Kingdom

An impressive and stylish building in the heart of central London, LSO St Luke’s offers flexible contemporary spaces to hire for arts, corporate and private events.

With its blend of 18th-century architecture and contemporary features, this Grade I-listed church creates a beautiful setting for any event. From award ceremonies and wedding receptions to conferences, dinners and standing functions, the Jerwood Hall is a highly versatile space able to accommodate up to 450 guests.

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Leeds Town Hall

+44 (0)113 376 0318

The Headrow, Leeds LS1, United Kingdom

Leeds’ favourite building, opened in 1858, hosting the best in live music, comedy, film screenings, educational events and light entertainment.
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Glasgow Concert Halls

+44 (0)141 353 8000

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Located in the heart of the city, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is one of Scotland’s most prestigious venues and world renowned classical, jazz, pop, rock and folk artists take to its stages for nearly 250 performances each year.

City Halls
Glasgow’s oldest purpose-built performance space has been entertaining visitors since 1841. No matter which concert you choose, from orchestral to the more intimate recital, the sound in our Grand Hall will be breath-taking.
Old Fruitmarket

Hidden from view in the city’s Merchant City cultural district and next to our very own City Halls, the Old Fruitmarket has kept all of its period charm, including its lofty vaulted roof, cast iron columns and balcony. Prepare to be stunned by its beauty and unique atmosphere.

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Symphony Hall Birmingham

+44 (0)121 780 3333

Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Widely considered one of the finest Concert Halls in the world, Symphony Hall sits in the bustling heart of Birmingham City centre and as well as being home to the CBSO, also hosts the best in jazz, world music, folk, rock, pop and stand-up comedy.
The Hall also plays an important role in the life of the region and is regularly used for community events, graduation ceremonies and conferences.
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St. Sepulchre’s

+44 (0)20 7236 1145

St Sepulchre's Church, Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom

St. Sepulchre’s is a vibrant Anglican church in the City of London, with a vision of ‘Living for God in the heart of the City’.

We also have a rich heritage as ‘The Musicians’ Church’, and are passionate about our ministry and mission amongst the musicians’ community and using excellence in music to the glory of God.

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The Waterfront

+44 28 9033 4455

2 Lanyon Place, Belfast, United Kingdom

Designed to accommodate any type of event for up to 2,000+ delegates, our centre also lends itself perfectly to smaller, intimate events.

You will be spoilt for choice with over 30 event spaces and our wide range of services.

A brand new event experience awaits when you choose Belfast Waterfront for your next event.

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The Stables

+44 1908 280814

Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes MK17 8LU, United Kingdom

Wavendon Allmusic Plan Ltd (WAP) is a registered charity, founded in 1969 by the world-renowned jazz musicians Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine.

It has a vision to engage the widest range of people with music in all its diversity.

Sir John and Dame Cleo began the realisation of that vision with the development of The Stables Theatre in converted outbuildings at their home, presenting concerts and education activities. In October 2000, the new Stables Theatre opened its doors, with a second phase of development opening in 2007.  It is now home to The Jim Marshall Auditorium with 438 capacity (398 seated and 40 standing) and the smaller Stage 2 (80 seated and 20 standing or 100 standing) and presents around 350 concerts and 250 education sessions each year.

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Cadogan Hall

+44 20 7730 4500

5 Sloane Terrace, London, United Kingdom

Set in a fantastic location in the heart of Chelsea, Cadogan Hall has become one of London’s leading venues.

The Hall’s 950 seats, excellent acoustic and luxurious surroundings make it the first choice for some of the UK’s top orchestras, including the Hall’s resident orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, as well as a favourite London destination for international touring orchestras.

Cadogan Hall is the chosen venue for the world-famous BBC Proms Chamber Music Series and also offers a vibrant selection of contemporary, jazz, folk and world music events as well as talks, debates and conferences.

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The Light Music Society and Library of Light Orchestral Music

+44 1200 427066

Lancaster Farm, Longridge, Preston, United Kingdom

The Light Music Society exists to promote and champion Light Music throughout the world.

It also provides the necessary administration for the Library of Light Orchestral Music. The Library holds thousands of sets of music, many of which are unique to the Library’s collection.