Regarded as “the cultural heartbeat of the South West”, we perform over 140 concerts each year, serving our home territory of over 10,000 square miles with full symphonic concerts in Poole, Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Cheltenham, Salisbury and beyond. In 2019/20 BSO performances took place in 39 cities, towns and villages.

Alongside our busy concert schedule, BSO Participate delivers events in over 200 locations across 23 Local Authority areas, extending our reach and impact far beyond the concert hall.