Some people can find the idea of classical music intimidating, especially if they haven’t been surrounded by it from a young age or studied it at school. We want to challenge that!

There is so much to be gained from absorbing yourself in full symphonic music. Whether that’s headspace, meditation, relaxation, to have your thoughts provoked or to access emotions that otherwise may remain uncovered.

Classical music can be a gateway to another world…

We’d love to see you at any of our concerts, whether you’ve been before or not…we can’t wait to see you there! Discover all that we have to offer here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the concerts expensive?

Tickets start from as little as £6 for adults, depending on where you’re sitting. We also have lots of concessions as follows:

Student Standby + BSO Kids for a Quid

£5 student standby ticket (available one hour before the concert).

Under 18s: £1 per ticket on the majority of concerts, please check with the Box Office if the concert you are wanting to attend applies)

Plus there are discounts for those on job seekers allowance, employment and support allowance, universal credit and personal assistants.

Special prices apply for wheelchair users and one personal assistant. Group booking discounts are also available. More booking info here or call us for details on 01202 669925.

Can I get a drink and snacks?

Yes! Our venues have bars where you can buy drinks and snacks to keep you fuelled up for the music…

What should I wear?

Whatever you like and feel most comfortable in; there’s no set dress code.

Do I need to know about the music in advance?

No! We usually sell programmes with details about the music if you want to find out more on the day. Of course, you’re free to do some research in advance, but sometimes it’s good to come along without any preconceptions and see what you discover…

What time should I arrive?

Most of our concerts start at 7.30pm, we recommend arriving about a half hour beforehand which will give you enough time to get any drinks and snacks, purchase a programme, scan your tickets and find your seat!