Sinfonia Viva UK - Skegness SO Festival 2014
Sinfonia Viva musicians leading the parade as part of the Skegness SO Festival 2014 and celebrations on the beach. Parade and Show created by And Now: For SO Festival. Stu Barker as musical director and for arrangements, also featuring The Skegness Silver Band. Highlights of our involvement from rehearsals to Performance.
Sinfonia Viva UK - 1812 Overture
An excerpt from Sinfonia Viva's New Year's Eve Classical Gala 2013 at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham.
Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas Kok and featuring special effects by EventFX.
Concert supported by Handelsbanken. This concert was Recommended by Classic FM.
Sinfonia Viva UK - Where Corals Lie
Sinfonia Viva with Jack Ross and Zoe Palmer perform "Where Corals Lie" at The Theatre by The Lake in Keswick - a voyage exploring the oceans of the world, hidden depths and new horizons, an aqua adventure discovering the sounds and stories of the sea.
Sinfonia Viva UK - O Duo and Breaking Silence
Percussionists O Duo join Sinfonia Viva for the world premiere of Fraser Trainer's Breaking Silence at the Assembly Rooms, Derby on 19th March 2013 conducted by Gergely Madaras.
Breaking Silence was a co-commission between Sinfonia Viva, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust and the Fidelio Charitable Trust.
Sinfonia Viva UK - Beethoven Symphony No.3
Sinfonia Viva performs Beethoven Symphony No.3 with Gergeley Madaras conducting at Derby Assembly Rooms on 19 March 2013.
Rolls-Royce plc, Derby City Council, Derby LIVE and Orchestras Live. Sinfonia Viva is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England
Sinfonia Viva UK - Barleycorn in Buxton
Sinfonia Viva with James Redwood join Derbyshire City and County Intermediate Youth Orchestra on 18th July 2013 to rehearse their devised piece "Barleycorn" at the Pavilion in Buxton.
Supported by Orchestras Live, Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council. Sinfonia Viva is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Sinfonia Viva UK - The Fragile Shell encore
After the performance of The Fragile Shell (Louth Town Hall, 29th June 2013), James Redwood leads the audience in an encore of "Turn your Face to the Sun" -- words and music written by participants from Skegness. Performed by the participant choirs of Louth and Skegness, accompanied by Sinfonia Viva with conductor David Lawrence.
Sinfonia Viva UK - Playing On High
Sinfonia Viva musicians Matthew Dunn (Clarinet), Fiona Asbury (Saxophone), Richard Wainwright (Horn) and Anthony Thompson (Trumpet) playing from Boston Stump as part of "Boston Transported" - a strategic, community-focused programme which aims to get more people in Boston Borough and South Holland enjoying and participating in arts activities.
Andrew Williams, who is leading the performances, said: "The performances will provide stunning, unusual and stimulating aural and visual events making use of the unique architecture and space provided by the town centre. They will be highly visible within the town and accessible to all while undoubtedly stimulating discussion and providing a unique sense of occasion."
Sinfonia Viva UK - Bright Sparks Performance
Footage from the culmination performance of Bright Sparks, shot at The Space, Nottingham Contemporary. Students from Glossopdale Community College undertook a two-day workshop session to create their own piece, run by musicians from the Usuthu Theatre Company in South Africa, Sinfonia Viva, Bright In The Corner, and composer John K Miles. Inspired by South African traditional music, the piece allowed students to explore new compositional techniques and to experience performing alongside a range of professional musicians. The piece was performed, along with a programme of South African spirituals and folk tunes, and Viva's performance of Britten's 'Sinfonietta', at Glossopdale Community College, and as part of the World Event Young Artists festival at Nottingham Contemporary.
'Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around' (trad. USA)
'Dumela' (trad. South Africa)
'Ma 1940' (trad. South Africa)
'Hlanganani Ma Africa' (trad. South Africa)
'Lady Of The Stars' (Glossopdale Community College)
Filmed by Adam, Film City Productions
Sinfonia Viva UK - Bright Sparks Rehearsal
Rehearsal footage from Bright Sparks, shot at Glossopdale Community College. Musicians from the Usuthu Theatre Company in South Africa, composer John K Miles and musicians from Sinfonia Viva and Bright In The Corner ran a two-day workshop with students to devise their own music, culminating in performances at Glossopdale Community College and Nottingham Contemporary. Inspired by South African traditional music, the piece allowed students to explore new compositional techniques and to experience performing alongside a range of professional musicians. The piece was performed, along with a programme of South African spirituals and folk tunes, and Viva's performance of Britten's 'Sinfonietta', at Glossopdale Community College, and as part of the World Event Young Artists festival at Nottingham Contemporary.
'Lady Of The Stars', written and performed by Glossopdale Community College
Filmed by Adam, Film City Productions
Sinfonia Viva UK - Make Music Your Business
"A lot of industries might say what would sponsoring an orchestra or an artist do for us and until they start investigating neither side will find out." Peter Hopkins, Noise Specialist, Rolls-Royce.
We work in partnership with businesses to increase business productivity, reach and reputation, putting your people first.
Sinfonia Viva UK - Moon Project: Becket Primary School, Derby
Support from the Tom Carey Fund and Derbyshire Community Foundation has supported work in Becket Primary School. Moon is one of 6 projects over 3 years working with young people from the Abbey Ward and is presented in partnership by Sinfonia Viva, Derby LIVE and Derby Museums.
Sinfonia Viva UK - No Strings Attached
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