Vibrant, dynamic and inspiring, Orpheus Sinfonia is a young, bright beacon of the professional orchestral scene, producing high-quality performances for public benefit, exploring new and ground-breaking avenues and also actively engaging with accessible performances, outreach work and community interaction.


Founded in 2009, Orpheus Sinfonia is one of London’s most vibrant and inspiring orchestras, attracting exceptional musicians, as we work to create and sustain the future music, under the artistic direction of international cellist and conductor Thomas Carroll.

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Orpheus has absolutely loved performing for a wide array of events over recent years: from Blenheim Palace to Windsor Castle; The Ritz to the Mandarin Oriental; atop a double-decker bus for the Lord Mayor’s Parade to the Tate Modern.

Applications now open for 2024-25 Foundation Programme

After more than a decade of existence and following the impact of covid, Orpheus has developed a brand new structured Foundation Programme arising out of what we’d come to learn is critically essential to succeed. Our Foundation Programme gives musicians of all backgrounds realtime first steps into professional careers: a juncture to learn how to work and create livelihoods. It made possible by the extraordinary support by the Skyrme Hart Charitable Trust, for which we are immensely grateful. Following a highly impactful initial year, applications are now open for next season 2024-25. Closing date 26 June 2024 (early application strongly encouraged).

Upcoming Concerts

MOZART Chamber Masterpieces for a summer evening

MOZART Chamber Masterpieces for a summer evening

27th June 2024 at St George's Hanover Square

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Recent Press

“Orpheus Sinfonia provide a gripping rendition of the score.”

Julia Rank

Exeunt Magazine

Superb playing by the Orpheus Sinfonia…delivers the highest level of excellence.”

Rupert Christiansen

The Telegraph

“…deliver Britten’s score so splendidily.”

Mark Valencia

Whats On Stage

“Sensuous playing from the Orpheus Sinfonia.”

Fiona Maddocks

The Guardian

“Orpheus Sinfona was splendid…I enjoyed them better than Philharmonia.”

Jim Pritchard

Seen and Heard International

excellent Orpheus Sinfonia…some terrific solos

Robert Hugill

Planet Hugill

Orpheus out and about

On the red carpet

Performing for Film Premieres here in London.

On stage at the Southbank Centre

Premiering Fred and the Fantastic Tub-Tub

At Koko Nightclub

Supporting the iconic Selda Bağcan



Discover the connections between art and music in a major new partnership between Orpheus Sinfonia and the Wallace Collection. 

Through five intimate performances filmed within the splendour of Hertford House, we invite you to explore the styles, forms and compositions that unite music – performed live in the Wallace Collection galleries during lockdown – with paintings, decorative arts, and arms and armour.

With concise introductions from Wallace Collection Director, Dr Xavier Bray, alongside Orpheus Sinfonia’s Artistic team, Thomas Carroll and Rosemary Taylor, each premier broadcast features Orpheus Sinfonia musicians performing a specially-selected repertoire that brings the synergy of art and music into focus.

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