Playing for the love of music
The London International Orchestra is proud of its achievements and its ongoing work with numerous charities.
Aims and ideals of the Orchestra:
- To promote fellowship of people through music.
- To provide classical music for charities and institutional bodies for fund raising.
- The orchestra welcomes budding musicians, students from music colleges, retired musicians.
- Maestro Yuri Temirkanov
- The Rt Hon. Baroness Betty Boothroyd OM, PC
- Princess Marina Lobanov-Rostovsky
- Latifa Kosta
The numerous charities and institutions the Orchestra has supported include:
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, The Tottenham Home for the Aged, Waverley Manor Care Centre, Ravenswood Village, The North London Hospice, Chiswick Family Rescue, Dr. Barnado's, Multiple Sclerosis Research, Magen David Adom, The British Red Cross, Winged Fellowship Respite Care, St. Bart's Hospital for Children's Cancer, Akim, Francis Holland School, Cancer and Leukaemia in Children (Wales), Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, JACS, Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, Thembisa Trust, Philani Flagship Project, The Lewis W. Hammerson Home and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, the Proms at St. Judes's for Toynbee Hall, CHASTE (Churches Alert to Sex Trafficking in Europe), Noah's Ark Children's Hospice, Homeless in Harlow and Street Children of Bucharest, Romania, North London Hospice, Mary Hare Music Therapy Foundation, SENSE, The Children's Burns Trust Moscow, Help For Heroes and Blind Veterans UK (St Dunstan's), Musequality, Children with Cancer UK.
The Orchestra has also given concerts in many prestigious locations including:
Guildhall, Banqueting Hall Whitehall, Painters Hall, St Margaret's Church Westminster, Cadogan Hall and South Africa House.