About the Festival
The Stratford on Avon Music Festival has since 1996 successfully presented a week of high-quality chamber music aimed at the local community with a focus on young artists. Strong local partnerships with established Arts organisations are in place for 2021 to reinforce quality community participation and emphasise the Festival’s role as an important part of the annual cultural offering in the town.
STRATFORD ON AVON MUSIC FESTIVAL PARTNER
Orchestra of the Swan (OOTS), in residence at the Stratford Play House, The Courtyard Hereford and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, has a 23-year international reputation for delivering artistic excellence to wide-ranging audiences, underpinned by high quality community projects regionally in care homes/dementia cafés (102 half-day workshops in 19 venues last season), primary schools (7 half-day workshops to 379 children last season), universities & to children with special needs. Artists of international status are engaged & OOTS has commissioned 70+ new works with a 23-strong discography.