27 – Animate Orchestra – conducted by Alistair Walker
Date – 26th October 2016, 3:30 pm
Venue – Fenstantan Primary School, Abbots Park, London SW2 3PW
Sounding the Somme performance + Talk from Animate Orchestra and composer Laura Rossi
Animate Orchestra created their own score and film about the Battle of the Somme using our Sounding the Somme resources and their expert teachers led a 3 day course which culminated in a live performance to film.
Animate Orchestra offers young musicians in school years 5 to 13 in London Boroughs of Lambeth, Lewisham, Greenwich or Southwark, opportunities to play together and create their own music and experience the musical teamwork of playing in an orchestra, while bringing their own ideas to how orchestras of the future might look and sound.
With specialist tutors and world-class musicians as mentors and guides, courses are fun, sociable and musically adventurous. Members are from a wide range of cultural backgrounds and the music created reflects their skills, knowledge and interests. Find out more about them here: http://animateorchestra.org.uk/
Watch this video about Animate Orchestra – Sounding the Somme (Filmed and edited by Mike Eden)