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The Untold Orchestra is a collaborative and innovative orchestra based in Manchester, that redefines the role of orchestras in the 21st century.

We offer unique and versatile musical experiences perfect for corporate clients, events, artists, and festivals. Our collaborative approach allows us to create unique musical experiences for any occasion, whether you're a corporate client, an artist or a festival organiser.


We can tailor our performances to fit the specific needs and style of your event, whether you need a full-scale orchestral performance or a smaller ensemble. Our dynamic and engaging performances are sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests, and with our diverse repertoire and commitment to innovation, we are the perfect choice for those looking to bring a touch of magic to their event.

As a corporate client, working with us means you are supporting our vision to make orchestras accessible to everyone, regardless of background or social standing. Our bespoke performances and creative workshops in communities across Manchester provide unique opportunities for people to experience the power of orchestral music. 


For artists and festivals, collaborating with us means unlocking a new dimension to your performances.


Our team of talented musicians and creative minds can help elevate your projects to new heights, incorporating a wide range of musical genres and styles.


Let's collaborate to create unforgettable musical experiences for your audience.



Our Icon shows celebrate the music and legacies of iconic artists, bands and genres from the last 100 years.  Since 2019 we have performed 250+ icon shows in venues across the UK to audiences of over 300,000 people. 

You can book us to perform our existing shows or we can curate new shows especially for your event. 

If you'd like to know more about our icon shows don't hesitate to get in touch. 

Click below to see and hear highlights from these shows:

With other shows, including; 

Elton John, Rihanna, The Specials & Paul Simon. We are always developing our ICON shows roster to include more celebrations of artists, so look out for additions or get in touch to let us know what ICON's you would like to see!

Click here to learn more about the singers featured within our shows


We know that a 25+ piece orchestra isn't possible for every event, but we can cater the size ensemble to match your needs. Performing the icon shows as listed above isn't always possible with every ensemble option, but we can curate unique sets centred around different musical genres. 

Full Orchestra (25+ musicians) 

Medium Orchestra (15-25 musicians) 

Small Orchestra (10-15 musicians) 

Party Band (6-10 musicians)

String Orchestra (12-16 musicians)

String Octet (8 musicians) 

String Quartet (4 musicians) 

Untold Quintet (Vocals, Piano or Guitar, Bass, Drums, Saxophone) 

Untold Quartet (Vocals, Piano or Guitar, Bass, Drums) 

Untold Trio (Vocals, Piano or Guitar, Drums) 

Untold Duo (Vocals, Piano or Guitar) 

Solo Harp/Vocalist 

Solo Cellist 

Cello and Piano Duo 

Solo Vocalist/Double Bassist


As part of our organisations mission to bring orchestras to more and more people we are able to facilitate all sorts of bespoke creative workshops bringing in facilitators that come from our pool of musicians and creative collaborators. Whether it's setting up a festival choir, writing group songs, percussion workshops or everything in between we love to work with you on developing workshops perfect for your audiences. 

In addition we curate unique family performances introducing children to an orchestra often for the first time with music they're familiar with!


We love nothing more than seeing the look on an artist's face when they hear their own music performed by an orchestra. It's the experience so many musicians dream of!


We've worked with incredible artists including Bill Laurance (Snarky Puppy), Jenna G, DJ Paulette, Afrodeutsche, MC DRS, The KTNA, The Lottery Winners, Tom Seals, Skittles and more. 

Whether it's providing a string quartet for a live performance to a full orchestra for an album recording our musicians to providing a soundtrack for a contemporary dance piece our production team and arrangers work closely with artists to bring their creative dreams to life. 

If you are, or represent, an artist and would like to discuss working with the Untold Orchestra please get in touch - we can't wait to chat! 

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We can provide all the production support you need for you event including: 

- Live Sound Engineer and Hire  

- Live Lighting Engineer 

- Filming and Editing 

- Recording Studio (incl. Engineer and Mixing) 

- Stage Management and Production Team 

- Multiple performers incl. walkabout performers, DJs, dancers etc. 


Our team of arrangers boast a wealth of experience in orchestral arrangements with our music library including 300+ scores of songs across multiple genres for various lineups of instruments. 

If you would like to find out more about hiring our arrangements or about us arranging music for you then please get in touch for more details. 

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