Glasgow Chamber Orchestra

The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra is a charity registered in Scotland No SC022256

The Orchestra is affiliated to Making Music Scotland - Supporting & Championing Voluntary Music

Welcome to the Glasgow Chamber Orchestra !

The GCO is an amateur orchestra based in Glasgow, and has been making music for over 60 years. We give 3 main concerts each year in March, June and November.  You can find out lots more about the orchestra and its music in the pages of this web-site.  Hopefully, you will be encouraged to come along to a concert, or if you are a musician, you may be interested in joining us.  We invite you to browse through the site, and if you need more information, there is a Contacts Page so that you can get in touch.

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Join the GCO !

The GCO is always on the look-out for new players. Details on vacancies and how to join the orchestra can be found by clicking the link below.

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Dates for future concerts are as follows.  

Spring Concert     Saturday 16 March 2019

Summer Concert   Saturday 1 June 2019    

For more details on the programmes, please go to our Future Concerts Page by clicking the button below.


Czech Suite in D major, Opus 39


Bassoon Concerto in F major, Opus 75

soloist - Graeme Brown


Overture "The Secret Marriage"


Symphony No 8 in F major, Opus 93

Winter Concert

Saturday 1 December 2018 @ 7.30pm

Venue - Sherbrooke Mosspark church. Nithsdale Road, G41 5AD

Conductor - Peter Cynfryn Jones
Leader - Hazel McDonald

Click the button below for all the details on our next concert, including how to book your tickets!

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Soloist - Graeme Brown

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Rehearsal Update

The next rehearsal will be a full rehearsal on Tuesday 20 November at our usual venue of Balshagray Victoria Park church, starting at 7.30pm.   


GDPR comes to the GCO!

In accordance with the new GDPR legislation introduced this summer, GCO is implementing the necessary policies and procedures to ensure our compliance with this important new law.   To read our Data Protection and Retention Policy, please click on the link below.

GDPR Policy

CLIC-Sargent Christmas Concert

For the 15th year in a row, GCO will be taking part in the CLIC-Sargent Christmas Concert at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, which this year will be held on Friday 7 December starting at 7.30 pm.  This year is particularly special for CLIC-Sargent, in that this will be the 40th annual concert held by the charity, and also the final concert to be led by their charismatic conductor Ian McCrorie.  Special guests include the Festival Choir of Craigholme School and soloist Katherine Bryan, principal flautist of the RSNO.  

Tickets for this event can be obtained by following the link opposite to the Glasgow Life website.

CLIC-Sargent Future Concerts