News & Reviews

Sinfonia Viva is active in the largest cities and the smallest village communities, working with participants from all backgrounds, entertaining audiences from intimate church settings to major concert halls.

Our projects and concerts make news.

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  • World Premiere for Derby

    East Midlands orchestra, Sinfonia Viva has joined forces with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust (BBT) and the Fidelio Trust to co-commission an exciting new work which will have its world premiere in Derby on March 19.

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  • Fund Raising Drive

    Derby-based regional orchestra Sinfonia Viva is marking the next chapter in its history with the launch of a major fund raising initiative to reduce its reliance on public funding, thanks to support from Arts Council England.

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  • Project Attracts New Funding

    Derby Opera Company, the county's oldest musical theatre company which disbanded last year, has gifted its remaining bank balance towards Sinfonia Viva's innovative education project which will give more than 150 young people the chance to work with professional musicians and perform on stage at the Assembly Rooms in March.

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  • Working In Harmony

    An innovative project which aims to improve pupils' attendance and achievement through music will see teachers learning to play a musical instrument for the first time alongside their pupils.

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  • Celebrating Derby's Lunar History

    More than 150 young people from six schools and colleges in Derby and Derbyshire will be working with Derby-based regional orchestra Sinfonia Viva, Derby LIVE and Derby Museums over the coming months on a ground breaking music project.

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