iOrchestra is a project of the Philharmonia Orchestra. It provided a unique opportunity to step inside an extraordinary orchestra. Over two years, more than 120,000 visitors took up that opportunity in Plymouth, Torbay and Cornwall. You can read a full report and evaluation on the iOrchestra project here: philharmonia.co.uk/news/iorchestra_report
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What our visitors said
"Magic. Just go" (Roger Philp, 6 June 2014)
"Opens a new world of sound, so much to see, hear and feel" (Virginia Marsh, 6 June 2014)
"It’s an orchestra like you’ve never seen before – “deconstructed”. Very different" (Tracey Cabache, 6 June 2014)
"It’s a really exciting way to experience an orchestra for the first, or hundredth, time" (Jill Bird, 7 June 2014)
"The closest a non-musician might get to playing in an orchestra and an inspiration to young future musicians" (anon, 5 May 2014)
"Totally gripping experience of being inside the powerhouse of the orchestra and the music" (Joy Gleeson, 4 June 2014)
"Very good for people with profound disabilities – a good sensory experience" (anon, 5 May 2014)
"It takes you into the guts of what an orchestra is all about" (anon, 5 May 2014)
Who are the Philharmonia Orchestra?
You may not have heard of the Philharmonia Orchestra but you may well have heard us. We're often on the radio, and are the musicians playing the soundtracks to films such as Avengers: Age of Ultron; Thor: The Dark World; and Hercules, and video games such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. We're also one of the busiest orchestras in the UK, performing more than 160 concerts a year in our home base in London, throughout the UK and around the world. We've loved meeting you through iOrchestra and we hope to continue to share the world of orchestral music with you as with build a legacy for this amazing project.