Association of British Orchestras

Annual Conference

The next ABO conference will take place in Gateshead,
hosted by The Glasshouse ICM, from 5-7 February 2025.

News and press

New Survey from the Association of British Orchestras Reveals Majority of Britons Turn to Classical Music for Life’s Big Moments

ABO Statement on Birmingham City Council Cuts

The Association of British Orchestras (ABO) has expressed deep concern at the recently announced Birmingham City Council cuts and the impact this will have on the cultural offer and associated, proven benefits of a thriving arts and music sector in Birmingham.

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Member Events

Member Events are one of the ABO's key services that are most valued by members. We run a variety of webinars, symposia, networking events and roundtables, both online and in-person throughout the year.

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Annual Conference

The next ABO conference will take place in Gateshead,
hosted by The Glasshouse ICM, from 5-7 February 2025.