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Why should UK orchestras tour internationally?

Next week City of London Sinfonia will be flying over 5000 miles across the Atlantic for a tour around Mexico! We’re excited to be visiting Leon, Mexico City and Guadalajara for various concerts and education projects out there (you can find out more about the specific venues and places we’ll be visiting on our website). But why should we be travelling all that way? Why not stick to the concert halls and community settings of the UK? Our Chief Executive, Matthew Swann, explains… 

CLS are going to Mexico! This is obviously a time for universal joy and back-slapping. Mexico! The concert halls will be full, the sun will shine brightly, tequila will flow and everyone will have a marvellous time… right?

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