Docklands Sinfonia

Fee Band

The 60-piece symphony orchestra has made a mark on London’s music scene, collaborating with Imogen Heap and English National Ballet – and performing at Buckingham Palace. Docklands Sinfonia also offer chamber ensembles for intimate gatherings.


Docklands Sinfonia is a young and exciting new symphony orchestra which has become a major cultural force in London’s Docklands, comprising professional freelancers, senior music students and talented amateurs.

Since its formation in January 2009, the orchestra has enjoyed great success with performances for the Queen at Buckingham Palace and with Grammy award-winner Imogen Heap at the Royal Albert Hall.

The orchestra has played with high-profile artists from cello virtuoso Leonard Elschenbroich to X-Factor winner Joe McElderry, as well as with the English National Ballet, the Royal Opera House and the National Youth Theatre.

Docklands Sinfonia has appeared on BBC1 and BBC Radio 3 as well as performing regular sell-out concerts with world-class soloists at their Limehouse base. The orchestra can perform in a variety of formats, from full 60 piece band to a small chamber ensemble.

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