Resource Packs

The London Sinfonietta has commissioned a new set of teaching resource packs (initially Key Stage 3) linked to concerts in its season. They contain ideas for activities in the classroom and information on the composer and repertoire of the linked concert.

  • Exploring electronic music and Karlheinz Stockhausen
    Stockhausen was considered by many the most influential composer of our time, he even appeared on the front of the 1967 Beatles Album Sergeant Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. This pack explores acoustic and electronic music inspired by his extensive musical output throughout his career…

  • Instrumental techniques and Maurico Kagel
    Through the music of Maurico Kagel explore instrumental techniques used in contemporary classical writing…

  • Exploring acoustic music and Simon Bainbridge
    Explore acoustic sound in space, inspired by Simon Bainbridge’s Music Space Reflection commissioned for a new building designed architect Daniel Libeskind’s…

  • Sounds and Gyorgy Ligeti
    György Ligeti is considered as one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century, explore the process of composition and the many different forms that he used…

  • Music & Film and Benedict Mason
    Explore the silent films of Charlie Chaplin and how ChaplinOperas by Benedict Mason surprises the audiences with his own musical clichés…