The Northern Chamber Orchestra celebrated its 50th Anniversary in its 2017 / 2018 season.

NCO Strings section Whilst acknowledging how far the NCO has come and what it has achieved in that time, our ambitions for the future gather pace: continuing to develop exciting and diverse concert programming, featuring superb soloists, along with inspiring learning and community initiatives that connect people of all ages to classical music and its potential to enrich lives.

There are several ways you can support the NCO:

Donate / volunteer

You can donate in different ways – with time, money, experience and skills.

Please get in touch if you would like to volunteer with the NCO, or make a donation.


NCO FriendsBecome a Friend

By becoming an NCO Friend you will make a tangible contribution to the orchestra and enjoy a range of benefits. More

Become a Patron

By donating as a Patron, you will make an invaluable difference to the work of the orchestra.  You’ll also have access to a range of benefits (including automatic Friends membership, plus additional benefits, exclusive to Patrons).  More

Leave a lasting Legacy

Leaving a legacy gift makes a personal and lasting contribution to the future of the NCO.  More   


Get in touch

If any of these ways of giving individual support appeal to you, we’d love to hear from you.

You can get in touch with the NCO team by telephone: 0161 247 2220 or by email: and we’ll be happy to run through the options in more detail.