News & Reviews

Press Releases

Links to downloadable Word versions of Sinfonia Viva press releases.

Media enquires - Sarah Jenkin-Jones, JJPR, Tel: 01332 515102 / 07951 945665 


23/08/2017 Sing Viva – Derbyshire Carers Choir Hits the Right Note for Darley Park

18/08/2017 Sinfonia Viva Derby Residency Brings Anniversary Year To a Close

27/06/2017 Sinfonia Viva Secures Further Funding To Touch More People’s Lives

22/03/2017 Sinfonia Viva Invites Local Groups To Join Anniversary Tour 

10/02/2017 Creative Project Culminates in Sell-Out Performances

03/02/2017 Musical Giants Take Centre Stage At Final Twilights Concert

01/01/2017 Sinfonia Viva Anniversary Year – Touching More People’s Live



22/09/2016  Six-figure funding boost for classical concerts in the East Midlands/ North Lincolnshire/Norfolk

19/05/2016  Family-Friendly Performance Returns to Derby

04/05/2016  Sinfonia Viva Invites Derby Audience To Join A Flight of Fantasy

25/02/2016  Sinfonia Viva Player To Receive National Award

25/01/2016  Classical Works Are Re-Mastered For Derby Concert Audience

31/01/2016  Sinfonia Viva Pushes Out The Boat To Win National Award



16/12/2015  Music Project Celebrates Famous Works by Roald Dahl                                                                03/12/2015  Music Project Brings the Outdoors Indoors at Special School
02/12/2015  Viva Showcases Musicians’ Talents
04/11/2015  Young Singers Join Viva For Annual Gala Adventure
14/10/2015  Innovative Arts and Business Sponsorship Supports Education Goals
05/10/2015  Bahrain Date For Sinfonia Viva
01/10/2015  Viva Pushes Out The Boat for Derby Family Arts Festival
25/09/2015  Stage and Screen Favourites Line Up To See Out The Year
09/09/2015  New 2015/16 Programme Highlights Breadth of Work
07/09/2015  Classical Collection For Lincoln Concert-Goers
23/07/2015  Viva Classic Collection Hits the Airwaves
17/07/2015  Support Grows For Creative Project’s Bid For National Lottery Award
24/06/2015  Sinfonia Viva Shortlisted for National Lottery Award
19/06/2015  Sinfonia Viva To Unveil Mobile Venue
09/06/2015  Music Project Open Doors For Pupils at Special School
05/06/2015  Mozart Mash Up For Melton Schools
20/05/2015  Sinfonia Viva Innovative Approach Gains Recognition
18/05/2015  Creative Project Marks 800 Year Magna Carta Milestone
12/05/2015  Triple Delight For Lincoln Concert-Goers
22/04/2015  Sinfonia Viva Appeal Wins Business Support
24/02/2015  Sinfonia Viva Secures Funding Support For Mobile Venue
17/02/2015  Energetic Music Project Launches in Derby
09/02/2015  Viva Classic Collection at Derby Cathedral
30/01/2015  Funding Boost For Lincoln Creative Project
30/01/2015  Handelsbanken Pledge Support For Orchestral Work


09/12/2014  Sinfonia Viva New Principal Conductor Makes Derby Debut
11/11/2014  North Lincolnshire Young People Join WW1 Commemorative Creative Project
04/11/2014  Rams Captain Joins Family Arts Celebration Event
03/11/2014  Creative Project Strikes A Chord With People Living With Dementia 
14/10/2014  Partnership Funding Success Guarantees Orchestral Music for Derby Audiences
09/10/2014  Rams Star Supports Family Arts Festival
06/10/2014  WW1 Centenary Project Wins Heritage Award
01/10/2014  Viva Leads The Way In Helping Families Enjoy The Arts
25/09/2014  Annual Concert Announced To Wave Out The Year
18/09/2014  Rising Star Takes Up the Baton With Sinfonia Viva
08/09/2014  Nottinghamshire Students Join WW1 Creative Project
22/08/2014  Orchestra Moves To City’s Cultural Quarter
11/08/2014  Local Singers Bring Classic Songs To Life at Darley Park
06/07/2014  Derby Debut For Pittsburgh Supremo
01/07/2014  Funding Secures Innovative Music Making Projects
26/06/2014  Coningsby to bring a First World War Centenary Project to the District 
19/06/2014  Innovative Project Shows Music Making in New Light 
04/06/2014  War Centenary Creative Project Moves To Next Chapter
28/05/2014  Viva Fun For Family Concert
20/05/2014  Sinfonia Viva Makes Children’s Festival Debut
16/05/2014  Classical Music Saved For Derby Audiences
21/03/2014  Young People Prepare For National Forest-Inspired Creative Project
27/02/2014  Barefoot Walking Launches National Forest-Inspired Creative Project
26/02/2014  WW1 Music Project Prompts Twinning Letter Links
13/02/2014  Local Pupils Join Centenary Music Making Project
06/02/2014  Local Family Treated To Concert Performance
02/01/2014  Centenary Music Education Tour Confirmed


02/12/2013  Design Project Inspires Music Education Project
05/11/2013  Local Young People Join Music Making Project
23/10/2013  Derby Delights
19/09/2013  Viva Music Project Boosts Family Literacy
04/09/2013  Sinfonia Viva Makes Keswick Debut
28/08/2013  Viva Gears Up for Explosive Celebration
11/06/2013  Project Inspires Young Musicians
29/05/2013  New Development Head at Viva
28/05/2013  Sinfonia Viva Returns to Ibstock
16/05/2013  Community Choir Features in Festival Concert
29/04/2013  Children’s Workshops Launch Viva Fever Programme 
24/04/2013  Rolls-Royce Backs Orchestra’s Education and Concert Programme
01/02/2013  Derby Chosen For World Premiere
30/01/2013  Grant Support Triggers Viva Fund Raising Drive
23/01/2013  Music Project Attracts New Funding
16/01/2013  Nottingham Communities Work In Harmony With Professional Musicians
10/01/2013  Music Project Celebrates Derby’s Lunar History


22/11/2012  National Position for Viva Chief Executive
14/11/2012  Celebrations All Round As Viva Prepares For NYE Date
01/11/2012  Local Students Join Musical Journey