Most concerts take place at St George’s Hanover Square (‘Handel’s Church) in London’s Mayfair. The orchestra has also performed on numerous occasions at the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Kings Place, the Bath Pump Room, SJE Arts in Oxford and The Actors Church in Covent Garden. Performances have been received fantastic reviews in The Times, The Evening Standard, Classical Music Magazine, Musical Opinion Magazine, Seen & Heard International and BBC Radio London.
The orchestra has collaborated with many internationally-renowned soloists including Mathieu van Bellen, Thomas Gould, Aleksei Kiseliov, James Meldrum, Jennifer Pike, Leonard Schreiber and Raphael Wallfisch. Each Season, Firebird showcases a small number of prize-winning conductors of the younger generation. The orchestra also organises an annual composition competition for young composers, with a cash prize and live performance for the composer of the winning work.