Soloist: Craig Ogden Conductor: Damian Iorio Mozart: Overture from Don Giovanni Rodrigo: Fantasia para un gentilhombre (Soloist: Craig Ogden) Schubert: Symphony No. 2 Following his sell-out concert with MKCO in January 2017, we are delighted to welcome back the internationally renowned soloist Craig Ogden, with yet more guitar delights. Rodrigo wrote […]


    Conductor: Damian Iorio Mozart: Idomeneo ballet music Mozart: Symphony No. 36 Linz Mozart Symphony No. 41 Jupiter You will leave this concert knowing more about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a man and with a greater appreciation of the wonderful music that he composed. Mozart wrote many letters during his time in […]

  3. Classical Inspiration

    Classical Inspiration

    Soloist: Federico Colli Conductor: Damian Iorio Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel vorspiel  (with MK Youth Orchestra) Grieg: Piano Concerto (Soloist: Federico Colli) Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Greig’s piano concerto is a firm favourite which never ceases to delight, inspire and move audiences the world over. To perform it we welcome the Italian pianist Federico […]

    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 […]

      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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