CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 18/4/2020 - Following the latest advice from the Government, it is with much regret that Southbank Centre has taken the decision to close all of its venues with immediate effect, and cancel all events until 30 June 2020. Therefore we are sorry to say this event has been cancelled. Please contact Southbank Centre to organise a refund for your ticket and for further information.
A vibrant and varied concert representing the London Sinfonietta’s celebration of public participation in contemporary music. New music has been created for members of the public to play alongside London Sinfonietta musicians, heard in performances by schools, groups and individuals with whom the ensemble collaborates. Includes performances by members of the London Sinfonietta’s recently-established Junior Academy programme.
Various Composers arr.John Woolrich Encore!
Trish Clowes Three Rhythmic Vehicles for Colour (side by side with Sound Out Youth Orchestra)
Terry Riley In C (side by side with LS Junior Academy)
Frederic Rzewski Les Moutons de Panurge (side by side with LS Academy players)
Patrick Bailey Symphonies of People and Things (for Ensemble and Public Participation)
Patrick Bailey conductor
Zoë Martlew presenter
I loved the concept of creating a living, breathing work of art unique to that space and time, and to be part of that collaboration was truly a joy. Public participant, March 2019