Past Events

Early Years in Vienna

20 – 22 February 2020, Porchester Hall

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Past Events


24 & 25 January 2020, Battersea Arts Centre

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Past Events

Beethoven’s Ninth

6 & 7 December 2019, Royal Horticultural Halls

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Past Events

Relive our past magical moments

From turning Oval Space into a countryside party (with real trees) to building a Middle Eastern wonderland between the intricate woodwork of Porchester Hall, we’ve had some exciting adventures thus far.

Follow the tabs below to discover more about The Little Orchestra story, where our journey has taken us until now, and view some of the standout moments of previous events.

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Patronage (Cancelled)

14 - 16 May 2020, Porchester Hall

Unfortunately, this event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A New Inspiration (Cancelled)

23 – 25 April 2020, York Hall

Unfortunately, this event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Crisis of Despair (Cancelled)

19 - 21 March 2020, Battersea Arts Centre

Unfortunately, this event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Early Years in Vienna

20 - 22 February 2020, Porchester Hall

Beethoven heads to the bustling musical city of Vienna, ready to prove himself...


24 & 25 January 2020, Battersea Arts Centre

Our Beethoven 2020 Journey Begins! First stop, the city of Bonn...

Beethoven's Ninth

6 & 7 December 2019, Royal Horticultural Halls

Our second Christmas event, featuring one of Beethoven's best-known works

Messiah Parts 2 & 3

6 - 8 June 2019, Porchester Hall

A wondrous conclusion to our Messiah Journey...

Immortal Desire

1 & 2 March 2019, Alexandra Palace

We delved into the mystery of Beethoven's "Immortal Beloved"...

Messiah Part 1

6 - 8 December 2018, Porchester Hall

Handel's masterpiece featured for our first ever Christmas Concert, in an incredible setting!

A Dance of Decadence

14 & 15 September 2018, Stoke Newington Town Hall

Beethoven's bacchanalian 7th Symphony enchants North London

Nature's Echo

18 & 19 May 2018, Oval Space

A country gathering (in the heart of East London) to celebrate Beethoven's tribute to nature

Fire in the Evening

22 & 23 February 2018, York Hall

Beethoven's monumental musical explosion illuminated a chilly Bethnal Green

Twilight Transitions

22 & 23 September 2017, Oval Space

A wonderful little end-of-summer party at Oval Space where we shared two cracking pieces full of light and shade, drama and beauty


4 & 5 May 2017, Oval Space

An epic exploration of heroism told through the medium of music - Beethoven's game-changing Eroica... in a club in East London

Vivaldi Recomposed

10 February 2017, Hackney Town Hall

Returning to Hackney, this event started with Vivaldi's 'Spring' from his seminal work The Four Seasons, before jumping forward nearly three centuries to present English composer Max Richter's daring reimagining in Recomposed

Back2Back - Beethoven & Barber

15 & 16 September 2016, Oval Space

This thrilling lineup consisted of Beethoven's 2nd Symphony coupled with the beautiful and dramatic Violin Concerto from Samuel Barber

A Little Fiesta

2 & 3 June 2016, Oval Space

Fiesta time! This concert featured three works with a Mediterranean connection, including a guitar concerto by Rodrigo, a sunlit symphony from Mendelssohn and a boisterous overture by Rossini

A Little Romance

12 February 2016, Hackney Town Hall

In the build up to Valentine's Day, we returned to Hackney Town Hall to present a discovery of romance in music with works spanning over 200 years, from Purcell through to Wagner and Elgar

Mozart & Beethoven go Oval

20 November 2015, Oval Space

Beethoven on the lineup for the first time! Oval Space was host to his 1st Symphony, alongside a magical piano concerto by Mozart

A Little Treat

20 February 2015, Hackney Town Hall

For our third event, we journeyed to East London for a beautiful mix of Bach and Mozart in the delightful surroundings of Hackney Town Hall

Magic in Music

6 June 2014, Porchester Hall

Our first trip to the beautiful Porchester Hall in West London saw the orchestra play a series of beautifully curated short pieces journeying through realms of magic and romance

Inaugural Concert

14 January 2014, Warehouse

Our first event was a little concert consisting of two musical gems from distinct and very different cultural landscapes - Mozart's Symphony no 29 and Concierto del Sur by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce. This is where it all started!

Absolutely wonderful! Thank you for a spectacular performance.

Thank you for bringing the stories to life this evening. It was lovely!

Maddie + Seb
An absolutely gorgeous evening! Fun, informative + glorious music...and flapjack ;)

Hannah & Richard
Thank you for a wonderful evening of music, an amazing ambience!

Lauren & Carl
This is clever, absorbing, fun and relaxing. All good. Well done. We will be back.

Great to see the musicians up close and hear the explanations from the conductor!

Mike and Roxy
Yet again you guys nailed it. You demystify classical music for the common man. That is an art in itself.