David Curtis conducting

Introducing… New Musical Director: David Curtis

The People’s Orchestra are delighted to confirm the appointment of David Curtis as their New Musical Director. David is a musician ...
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The People's Orchestra playing at Tolkien 2019

TPO Does Tolkien: An International Audience

If you felt as though there was magic and mystery in the air around Birmingham at the start of August, ...
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TPO Goes to Montreal!

TPO Goes to Montreal!

This year saw the second instalment of our exchange with Orchestre Philharmonia Mundi de Montréal (OPMM).   Last summer, we had a fantastic ...
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Music and singing benefits in dementia patients 

Music and singing benefits in dementia patients 

Memory and mood in people with dementia improve when their caregivers encourage and help them take part in regular musical ...
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The Power of Music: How it can benefit health 

The Power of Music: How it can benefit health 

"I think music in itself is healing," American musician Billy Joel once said. "It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's ...
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Music makes us enjoy exercise more

Music makes us enjoy exercise more

Hate going to the gym? A new study may have found a way to make exercise more fun: put on ...
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Video Games – Children’s ‘access point’ to Classical Music

Video Games – Children’s ‘access point’ to Classical Music

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra suggests more young people are discovering classical music through video games than live concerts.  Video game music ...
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Musical Brain Surgery

Musical Brain Surgery

Brain Mapping is allowing surgeons to perform operations where the patient plays music to ensure the surgery is going well.  ...
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The Extraordinary Medical Powers of Music

The Extraordinary Medical Powers of Music

Listening to the ‘World’s Most Relaxing Song’ before surgery could be as good at calming patients nerves as medication.   In a ...
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Tolkien 2019: The People’s Orchestra performance

Tolkien 2019: The People’s Orchestra performance

Birmingham-based The People’s Orchestra will perform exclusively at Tolkien 2019, on Thursday, 8th August 2019 with two 45-minute sets based ...
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THE RONNIE HAZLEHURST COLLECTION

THE RONNIE HAZLEHURST COLLECTION

The Peoples Orchestra are proud to announce that they have been chosen as custodians of the world-renowned Ronnie Hazlehurst manuscripts ...
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Principal Conductor/Music Director Wanted

Principal Conductor/Music Director Wanted

The People’s Orchestra (TPO), based in the Birmingham and Black Country area, seeks the services of a charismatic Principal Conductor ...
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