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Birmingham Royal Ballet

Updated: 24 February 2022 | 11:00 AM

Agreements between Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) and the Musicians' Union (MU)

  • The minimum terms and conditions for the employment of any member of the Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
  • Rates of pay for extras and deputies

Rates of pay for freelance players effective from 1 April 2019

Basic Pay for all work (6-8 Sessions London, Touring)

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal
£509.52 £523.85 £543.57

1-5 calls in a week paid at 1/6 per call

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal
£84.92 £87.31 £90.60


Travel  Travel time
25p per mile In excess of basic hours single time per half hour at tutti rates. Sunday travel double time.


Contact details

Orchestra manager: Andrew Bentley

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4AU

0121 245 3503

MU Steward: Grahame King
MU H&S Representative: Vanessa David