The concert will feature more than 1500 children on the first access music scheme along with high school musicians of every level, performing with the Hallé as part of the programme. Amongst the highlights will be opportunities for instrumentalists to participate in BBC Ten Pieces: Bernstein’s Mambo from West Side Story, and a special arrangement of Jobim’s, One Note Samba. Everyone in the audience will be raising their voices in singing Mark and Helen Johnson’s Ai Caramba Samba (Out of the Ark) and a new song by Steve Pickett, ‘In New York City’s Streets’, lyrics by Neil Bennison. Programme to include: BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide; COPLAND Variations on a Shaker Melody; BERNSTEIN Mambo from from West Side Story; BARBER Adagio for Strings; H & M JOHNSON arr. PICKETT Ai Caramba Samba; JOPLIN Maple Leaf Rag; PICKETT In New York City’s Streets; QUINCY JONES Soul Bossa Nova; ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM arr.Pickett One Note Samba; JOHN WILLIAMS Music from Star Wars.
Who is it for? Music subject leaders and co-ordinators
Age phase: Primary Year 4 to Year 8
Time: 09:45 - 11:30