Middlesex University: Orchestra in Residence

Since 2013 London Firebird Orchestra has been Orchestra in Residence at Middlesex University. The relationship, which is generously supported by the Radcliffe Trust, enables the orchestra to perform in a range of concerts and workshops each year.

There is a large-scale, annual concert at which the orchestra accompanies soloists from the university music department and the university chorus. Compositions by the university’s composers are explored in orchestral workshops and also in smaller, chamber-sized workshops involving players from the orchestra. There is also an annual conducting masterclass given by one of Firebird’s conductors, and chamber ensembles comprising Firebird players perform at university events.

Residency Projects: 2016/2017 Academic Year

Tuesday 13 December 2016 – Film music workshop and performance with Firebird ensemble players

Wednesay 14 December 2016 – Middlesex University Christmas Concert

Thursday 16 March 2017 – Conducting masterclass with George Jackson – read about last year’s masterclass

Tuesday 21 March 2017 – Chamber orchestra workshop of student compositions

Thursday 30 March 2017 – Annual concert with Middlesex University Choir and London Firebird Orchestra

Working in partnership with

Middlesex University

Supported by

The Radcliffe Trust

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