The Big Give Christmas Challenge is the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. For seven days between Tuesday 28 November- Tuesday 5 December 2023, it offers our donors the opportunity to have every donation they make doubled.

By supporting us during this vital week, you can help our players reach over 3 million people during 2024 through our diverse and accessible programming, workshops & recordings such as:

Our Earthcycle album & digital concert (for release in January 2024) using Vivaldi Four Seasons and a new commission by jazz/baroque composer David Gordon, to raise awareness of climate change.

Earthcycle - a multi media experience celebrating the 300th anniversary of Vivaldi's work.. It contemplates humanity’s most urgent environmental concerns whilst celebrating nature and our place within it.

Our new album ‘Light & Shadow’, comprising tracks by composers such as Bernard Herrmann, Ennio Morricone, Angelo Badalamenti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yann Tiersen and Philip Glass.

45+ concerts introducing artists & programmes from differing genres alongside classical favourites.

Bhangra Symphonica at Drapers Hall coventry
Bhangra Symphonica - Bhangra beats and Western Rock, to the meditative calm of devotional songs, all underpinned by an exquisite soundscape of classical strings.

Café Muse in Hereford, Stratford & Birmingham reaching over 3,000 people living with dementia & complex disabilities per year.

Café Muse, is a fun and friendly place where participants can make new friendships, improve their emotional wellbeing, reduce loneliness and feel valued.

Our workshops for the Visually Impaired at Priestley Smith special school in Birmingham.

Priestley Smith
Continuing our partnership at Priestley Smith School, Birmingham

Swan Youth Orchestra weekend courses in February & October for children across Warwickshire who are Grade VI or above standard on their instrument.

The Swan Youth Orchestra - Nurturing Young Talent, Shaping Brighter Futures.

Our partnership with the Warwick Schools Foundation making orchestral music accessible to 1,500 Warwickshire state and private school pupils per year.

Local schoolchildren joining our rehearsals at Warwick Hall.
Café Muse workshops are dementia-friendly, co-created musical workshops delivered by professional musicians from The Swan.

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