Musicians from Britten Sinfonia dressed in black stand outside a building carrying their instruments

Britten Sinfonia

Resident Chamber Orchestra

The pioneering chamber orchestra, acclaimed for its musicianship, inspired programming and a versatility.

This internationally acclaimed ensemble launched its opening season as Brighton Dome & Festival’s resident chamber orchestra with Sir Mark Elder conducting Berlioz’sL’enfance du Christ at the Concert Hall in December 2011. This was accompanied by a series of Saturday ‘At Lunch’ concerts in the Corn Exchange. 

Brighton Festival 2012 saw a triple Sinfonia bill: a full-scale evening of Mahler and Schubert works with fine tenor Roderick Williams; an exclusive concert performance of Sir Michael Tippett’s opera King Priam; and Tweet, Chirp and Flap, an interactive workshop/concert performance for young children and their families.