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The National Symphony Orchestra dates back to the 1940's and is today one of the most successful and exciting free-lance orchestras in the UK. We have worked with world class artists from classical to pop, on many blockbuster film sets, on numerous private and corporate events and are fortunate to be regularly invited overseas to countries including Europe, Scandinavia and Russia! The National Symphony Orchestra, run by Anne Collis since 1985, chooses its players not only for their musical talent and technical ability, but also for their desire to give of their best at all times - those who love performing music! This enthusiasm conveys itself very clearly to audiences, who always respond positively. The Orchestra prides itself on its diversity and ability to give crowd pleasing performces whether it be a small group of musicians to an intimate audience or a full 80-piece orchestra at an outdoor event. The National Symphony Orchestra are delighted to be Katherine Jenkins’ orchestra for live concerts and UK tours. We also regularly accompany Hayley Westenra, Nicky Spence, Blake, Russell Watson, Goldfrapp, Gardar Cortes, Lesley Garrett, Kiri te Kanawa, Alfie Boe and Vanessa Mae.

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by Michael Major - June 15, 2022

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by Michael Major - June 01, 2022

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