Orchestra Unwrapped: Torbay

Monday 9 Jun 2014, 11.00am
The Princess Theatre, Torquay

Concert

Christian Kluxen conductor

Tim Steiner presenter

Rimsky-Korsakov, The Flight of the Bumblebeebiography

Honegger, Pacific 231

Zimmer, Pirates of the Caribbeanbiography

Piazzolla, Libertangobiography

Copland, Fanfare for the Common Manbiography | programme note

Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrodbiography

Stravinsky, Firebird, Finalebiography

Steiner, A Traveller's Guide

Orchestra Unwrapped is an educational initiative offered by the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of the iOrchestra project in Plymouth, Torbay and Cornwall. It gives hundreds of primary school children the opportunity to experience live music making in an engaging and exciting way. Providing a dynamic, interactive, and accessible introduction to the orchestra and its instruments, Orchestra Unwrapped enables students and teachers to deepen their understanding of classical music whilst having fun.

Orchestra Unwrapped features a live concert with the Philharmonia Orchestra, performing a specially selected programme of musical excerpts. Presented by leading specialist Tim Steiner, the concerts are tailored to guide children on an entertaining, educational and interactive journey through the Orchestra's instruments, players and repertoire. From Rimsky-Korsakov's speedy adventure in Flight of the Bumblebee to Jack Sparrow's popular theme tune Pirates of the Caribbean, the repertoire is specially chosen to engage, inspire, and astonish children. 

To learn more about Orchestra Unwrapped, please visit the Education Projects section.

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The Princess Theatre

Torbay Rd, Torquay,

Torbay Rd
Torquay
TQ2 5EZ