Beethoven 5 by candlelight

The Bristol Ensemble is joined by virtuoso pianist Viv McLean to perform Beethoven's mighty 'Emperor' Piano Concerto No.5, together with the iconic Fifth Symphony

Dark Side of the Moon

Bristol Ensemble performs a specially-commissioned orchestral version of Pink Floyd's iconic album, marking its 50th anniversary year

Viva Vivaldi by candlelight

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

St George’s Bristol is transformed into a candlelight auditorium for a programme of enchanting music by Vivaldi

Viva Vivaldi by candlelight

Bristol Ensemble and Fitzhardinge Consort perform a beautiful programme of music by Vivaldi

Tea-Time Concert

Christ Church Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, United Kingdom

Bristol Ensemble performs Vivaldi's Four Seasons and the Oboe Concerto in C

Tea-Time Concert

Christ Church Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, United Kingdom

Bristol Ensemble performs Brahms' masterwork, the Quintet in F major Op.34

Christmas Spectacular

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

A joyful festive concert with City of Bristol Choir, featuring a glorious mix of music and readings

Gaspard’s Foxtrot with Zeb Soanes

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

Classic FM and former BBC presenter Zeb Soanes narrates his own charming story of Gaspard the Fox, together with the treasured musical tale Peter and the Wolf in this family-friendly Christmas show.

Christmas Spectacular

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol Ensemble and the accomplished chamber choir Exultate Singers join forces to bring Christmas cheer in this festive concert

Festive Fiesta

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

A sparkling festive concert featuring all your favourite carols, Christmas choral works and orchestral pieces

Handel’s Messiah by candlelight

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

A semi-staged performance of Handel’s masterpiece, Messiah, given by Bristol Ensemble and the Choir of Royal Holloway

Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

In this 30-minute special from Aardman, Shaun – the world’s favourite sheep – stars in his very own winter’s tale, accompanied by Bristol Ensemble

Event Series Preludes Music

Preludes Music

Preludes Music, the education arm of the Bristol Ensemble, continues its work in areas of Bristol that are experiencing high levels of economic disadvantage and aims to put music at the heart of every child’s education. By doing so we improve confidence, co-ordination, speech and language and benefit all other areas of their learning. Preludes […]

Tea-Time Concert

Christ Church Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, United Kingdom

Bristol Ensemble performs Mendelssohn's uplifting Octet by candlelight

Forgotten Songs and Stories

A celebration of community, heritage, songs and stories featuring singers, storytellers, poets and musicians with members of the Bristol Ensemble Strings and Jazz Quintet

Event Series Preludes Music

Preludes Music

Preludes Music, the education arm of the Bristol Ensemble, continues its work in areas of Bristol that are experiencing high levels of economic disadvantage and aims to put music at the heart of every child’s education. By doing so we improve confidence, co-ordination, speech and language and benefit all other areas of their learning. Preludes […]

The Beatles by candlelight

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the ultimate Beatles special, featuring their best love songs in an hour long concert that will give you a Valentine's night to remember.

Tea-Time Concert

Christ Church Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, United Kingdom

Bristol Ensemble performs Mozart's sublime Clarinet Quintet

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – film and live orchestra

St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

Come and experience this epic story and production with the Bristol Ensemble – A Flicker Alley restoration with live orchestra celebrating 100 years since it was first released in September 1923. 

Event Series Preludes Music

Preludes Music

Preludes Music, the education arm of the Bristol Ensemble, continues its work in areas of Bristol that are experiencing high levels of economic disadvantage and aims to put music at the heart of every child’s education. By doing so we improve confidence, co-ordination, speech and language and benefit all other areas of their learning. Preludes […]