BHCO seeks to advance the standard of music making in Bristol.

BHCO actively looks for young emerging artists to work with.

BHCO employs international conductors to inspire the orchestra members.

BHCO stages concerts in St George’s, a world-class venue in the heart of Bristol.

BHCO provides opportunities for families to experience the excitement of listening to a full orchestra.

You can help us to continue this work and plan for the future by being a Support of BHCO. Your support will allow BHCO to continue to play in the astounding acoustics of St George’s, play with top level soloists and under the baton of international conductors whilst offering open rehearsals to families and inviting to players to join the orchestra for no fee.


Support us with a donation today or sign up to become a regular supporter.

Information on donations and payment methods coming soon.

In return for your regular donation you will receive

  • A huge thank you on our website
  • Invitation to a special additional rehearsal
  • Free programme

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Leaving a legacy to BHCO is an amazing gift. Past legacies have meant we have been able to commission and premier a brand-new work for orchestra. Please contact us at to find out how we can help you to leave a legacy with BHCO.