Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

This entry was last updated: 30th March, 2018

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The Brighton Phil is one of the leading professional orchestras on the south coast, which performs regularly at Brighton Dome between October and March.

The Brighton Philharmonic is one of the leading professional orchestras on the south coast, yet it is one of the few remaining British orchestras to survive without any public funding. The orchestra draws its regular players from a pool of high-calibre musicians who regularly work with some of the finest orchestras in the world, and attracts prestigious soloists and guest conductors. The enthusiasm of our loyal following is the envy of many a London concert hall!

The orchestra’s artistic mission is to bring the very highest standards of live orchestral music and innovative programming to the widest possible audience. We entertain thousands of music-lovers from across Sussex and beyond with our annual series of Sunday afternoon concerts at Brighton Dome. Our popular New Year’s Eve Viennese Gala is a well-established part of the festive season in the city.

We also perform a short summer season of chamber music concerts at Brighton Unitarian Church in July and August, on Sundays at 5pm, featuring well-loved music by the likes of Mozart, Haydn, Bach and Handel alongside works by local composers.

Our musicians run music workshops in local schools to inspire a new generation of classical music-lovers, culminating each season in an open rehearsal for schoolchildren at Brighton Dome when the participants, their siblings, parents and teachers can experience the sight and sound of a full orchestra rehearsing the piece they learnt about in their workshop.


Charity no: 250921

Business no: 371316

Contact Information


41 George Street, Brighton, BN2 1RJ


01273 622900


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