Friday 30th October 2020

Amazing Cultural Experience!

Music education stimulates, challenges, and enriches our young people during their formative, school years; its value lasts a lifetime.” Tammy Baldwin

On Thursday 7th March a group of students attended the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestral Schools Concert.

Linking with the British Values section of the national Curriculum, in this concert Alasdair Malloy and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra explored music and society, and how the ‘British Values’ link in with some of our favourite pieces of classical music. There was also a world premiere of a new commission by poet Mandy Ross and composer Tim Jackson.

Our students experienced Liverpool’s world class symphony orchestra live in a fun, educational and interactive concert. They discovered the power of orchestral music through carefully chosen works designed to capture our imagination and to inspire a love of music, with a few surprises thrown in for good measure!

Concert Repertoire

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Robin Hood and his Merry Men
  • Felix Mendelssohn - The Hebrides
  • George Frideric Handel - The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • George Frideric Handel - La Rejouissance
  • John Williams - Dartmoor 1912
  • Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story Overture
  • Libby Larsen - Collage: Boogie
  • Percy Grainger - Country Gardens
  • Rodion Shchedrin - Humoresque
  • Villa Lobos - The Little Train of the Caipira

Our pictures show some students in the foyer of the Philharmonic Hall and also some looking at the iconic memorial to the musicians who died on the Titanic, many of whom were from Liverpool.


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