What is Chamber Music?

The term 'chamber' is often used to describe bands of various sizes, from string quartets to medium-sized orchestras. But what does 'chamber music' really mean? And where did it come from? Our Chief Executive Crispin Woodhead explains.
"The instinctive, collective ethos is the holy grail of the chamber orchestra, and that's what we try and do every day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment."
Crispin Woodhead, Chief Executive