1. SHEKU KANEH-MASON @ THE VENUE

    Soloist: Sheku Kanneh-Mason Conductor: Damian Iorio Wagner: Siegfried Idyll Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations ( Soloist:Sheku Kanneh-Mason) C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in D major Haydn: Symphony No. 94 Surprise Since winning BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2016 Sheku Kaneh-Mason’s career has taken off big time. His debut recording, Inspiration¸ released in […]

  2. 2nd November at The Venue

    Soloist: Yoon-Hee Kim Conductor: Damian Iorio Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (Soloist: Yoon-Hee Kim) Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso (Soloist: Yoon-Hee Kim) Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 The Lark Ascending is undoubtedly one of the most popular pieces in the classical repertoire. Vaughan Williams is said to have […]

  3. CHRISTMAS WITH STRINGS AND VOICES

    CHRISTMAS WITH STRINGS AND VOICES

    Conductor: John Byron Milton Keynes City Orchestra string ensemble presents an uplifting and traditional music feast for Christmas, with the exceptionally talented Polymnia Chamber Choir, under the baton of John Byron. The concert is a glorious celebration marking the start of the festive season with many opportunities for audience participation to […]

    Welcome to our new season, with great repertoire and top soloists! Our Venue concerts concentrate on the core chamber orchestra repertoire, with music by the greats – Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn. We have two great programmes at MK Theatre.
    I’m very excited to perform alongside world class soloists from the UK and abroad and look forward to what will be an interesting and varied season. I’m very proud to be Music Director of this orchestra which is full of incredible musicians and which would make any city in the world proud. I also thank you all for your support and look forward to presenting each concert to you, our fantastic, enthusiastic and focused public!
    Damian Iorio
    Music Director,
    Milton Keynes City Orchestra
    • MKCO 2018 – 19 Season Launched

      It is a great pleasure to introduce our new season, full of world-class soloists – some new to Milton Keynes, others already familiar to MKCO audiences. The young, highly talented cellist Sheku Kenneh-Mason joins us for the first time in October. Later in the season we welcome back guitarist Craig […]
    • MKCO Seeks Chief Executive Officer

      Milton Keynes City Orchestra is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of volunteers who bring a wide range of skills and experience to the organisation. The current Chairman is retiring in the summer, and a new Chairman will be appointed to work with this new Chief Executive position. […]
    • Yamaha Clarinet Scholars Shine at UK Finals

      The Royal Northern College of Music recently played host to the UK final of the annual Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship awards. With the instrument discipline rotating each year, the chosen instrument on this occasion was Clarinet, with the prestigious scheme attracting students from all over the UK. The […]
    • ‘TRY US’ ON SUNDAY 25TH FEBRUARY AT 3.00PM

      Milton Keynes City Orchestra is opening the doors of MK Theatre with a fantastic late ticket offer to give people of all ages a brilliant classical concert experience, maybe for the first time! World-Class Violinist Chloë Hanslip and the MK Youth Orchestra all in one amazing afternoon concert. Band B […]
    • Proms in the Park

      The Parks Trust and Milton Keynes City Orchestra (MKCO) are delighted to announce that Soprano, Ellie Laugharne will join the orchestra, under the baton of MKCO Music Director Damian Iorio, for the 2017 Proms in Campbell Park on Friday 18th August. Ellie will perform a stunning repertoire of Opera and […]
    • MKCO announces Trevor Marshall as Proms 2017 compere

      Milton Keynes City Orchestra, in partnership with The Park’s Trust is delighted to announce Trevor Marshall as this year’s compere for the Proms in Campbell Park 2017. Trevor Marshall has been described as the ‘Voice of Milton Keynes’ and is very much part of the fabric of the place he […]
    • Full House for Craig Ogden Concert

      Milton Keynes City Orchestra (MKCO) played to their second full house this season at The Venue last Friday with Classic FM star Craig Ogden. Their 2017 season, in celebration of MK 50, features a great range of international stars, attracted to MK by exceptional MKCO performances under the baton of […]

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