Residents of a penthouse cabaret club.
Purveyors of secret concerts.
Creators of magical elixirs.
The Independent ****
‘It made you feel as if you were at the centre of an Arctic gale with frost on your chin!’
The Guardian ****
Expecting cramped auditoriums and a silent troupe of musicians in bow ties?
Formal programmes and a dry (in every sense…) evening sitting in silence?
What if we told you not all classical music is the same?
What if we told you it’s different in our house?
Workshops for children in Hampstead
The Hospital Club, London
Dances of Darkness and Light
Bartok (arr. Farrington) The Miraculous Mandarin
Rachmaninoff (arr. Farrington) Symphonic Dances
The Hospital Club London
The Twilight of the Gods
Richard Wagner (arr. Farrington), Götterdämmerung
A major term-long outreach project with Merton Music Foundation
The Conductor’s Perspective
A leadership project in partnership with Boston Global Consulting Group
The St. Petersburg
An extraordinary new ACO experience
Not for the unadventurous.
This orchestra only exists because extraordinary organisations support it.
We would like to thank the following trusts from the bottom of our heart for their belief in what we do
The Stephen Clark 1957 Trust
The Hospital Club, Covent Garden
The Teale Trust
The Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Foundation
The Lucille Graham Trust
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Merton Music Foundation
The Derrill Allatt Foundation
The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Trust
Under William Kunhardt’s baton this young orchestra gave spirited performances, catching the note of melancholy underlying the Ravel and setting it off with 18 century ebullience…
The ACO is led by rising star conductor William Kunhardt
Since his professional debut as a 22 year old William Kunhardt has been engaged by orchestras and festivals across Europe, Asia and America. Highlights of the 15/16 season include concerts with the Halle and Aspen Festival Orchestra, Athens Symphony Orchestra’s summer tour and an historic debut in the British Museum.