Here are some links that you might find interesting.


The Hallé
BBC Philharmonic
Manchester Camerata
European Union Chamber Orchestra
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Scottish Ensemble

Other Local Music Organisations

Lake District Summer Music
Ulverston Music Festival

Other Local Orchestras

Westmorland Orchestra
Haffner Orchestra (Lancaster)

Soloists and conductor websites

Bradley Creswick
Steven Hudson
Michael O’Donnell
Andrew Manze
Jian Wang
Ben Gernon
Sean Shibe
Wyn Davies
Llyr Williams
Jessica Cottis
Jess Gillam
Gabriela Montero
Philip Ellis
Lucy Gould
Sir Andrew Davis
Jennifer Pike

Associated Companies

Haigh Architects
Stramongate Press
Kendal Leisure Centre
Riverbank Catering


BBC Guide to the Orchestra
Instrument guide for Children
Classic FM
BBC Radio 3
Classical Live Online Radio
Opera Online


Classical Music Defined
Basics of Classical Music
BBC Music Magazine
Gramophone Magazine