| "Exquisite and electrifying performances"|
So wrote the Bristol Post of Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra, a full-sized symphony orchestra. A flourishing and thriving amateur ensemble with a well-established reputation for excellence, the Orchestra's players come from all parts of Bristol and its environs and share one important thing - a passion for music.
The full orchestra performs at least three concerts annually, principally at St. George's Bristol where it regularly attracts large audiences. String and wind groups also perform chamber music for different occasions, including charitable events. We meet on a Tuesday evening at Redland High School.
The Orchestra is delighted to announce that it has appointed Tianyi Lu to conduct it from September 2016. Tianyi's first Concert with the Orchestra will take place on 19 November 2016 at St George's Bristol with an exciting programme of music to commemorate the death of William Shakespeare 400 years ago.
Do you want to share in the fun? Look at our Opportunities page where you will find an on-line form to apply to join the Orchestra. We have opportunities for violinists and cellists presently though we are always interested in applications from string players in all sections.
The Orchestra is a registered charity. Our concerts present a great opportunity for sponsorship, donation and programme advertising. Find out how you can support us by going to our Support Us page.
We have included a list of useful LInks on the Contact page to our concert listings and other useful sites.
The Orchestra thanks Tickbox Marketing for its sponsorship during 2015 and 2016. The Orchestra also acknowledges and thanks Microsoft, Google, Adobe, Buffer and Technology Trust for their generous support in the provision of software, marketing and technology support.
We thank Robert Weaver for his fantastic leadership as our Guest Conductor through our Beethoven Concert on 26 June 2016. It was a wonderful and memorable concert in aid of Save the Children. We also thank the soloists, Bristol Choral Society, the City of Bristol Choir and all who took part or helped in the staging of the concert.
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