The Wessex Concert Orchestra is dynamic amateur orchestra which aims to offer its members a challenging and fun environment in which to explore a variety of music, ranging from light music and film works through to classical pieces, symphonies and concertos. We believe that concerts should be an entertaining and rewarding experience for both members of the orchestra and the audience.

Highlights have included:

WCO Orchestra at Malmesbury Abbey

Workshops and a joint concert performance with The Orchestra of the Swan - a professional orchestra based in Stratford

Performing concertos and arias with professional soloists

Light and film music including Night on Bare Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, Lord of the Dance

Classical works including Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 'From the New World', Bizet's Carmen Suite