RPO Resound: North Lincolnshire young musicians share their Proms performance at The Baths Hall

North Lincolnshire young musicians share their Proms performance at The Baths Hall

This summer the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra worked with a group of thirty brilliant young musicians from across North Lincolnshire to devise a brand new composition, which they then performed side-by-side with the full symphony orchestra the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms.

Having performed their piece to a packed audience at the iconic London concert hall and to many more listeners via a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast the young musicians couldn’t wait to bring their piece, The Faces of Brahma, to their home-town of Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire for its regional premiere.

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Kian Soltani in the spotlight

Rave reviews and invitations to perform at the world’s leading concert halls have propelled 25-year-old Kian Soltani from rising star to one of the most exciting musicians of this generation. Now his time has come to perform alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, as he heads to Kingston’s Rose Theatre on Saturday 3rd Feb and the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone on Sunday 4th. Find out why Elgar's Cello Concerto is so special to him and his tips for any nervous classical music newbies.

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'I Regard Myself as a Song Writer First' - An Interview with John Rutter

An interview with John Rutter

St Paul’s Cathedral hosts a very special concert on Thursday 26 October when John Rutter, the nation’s – no, make that the world’s – favourite choral composer, joins forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform a programme of music that, on one level, will delight his many fans and on another, has a deeply personal significance.

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RPO Resound: Bringing the Lullaby Project to Wandsworth Prison

RPO Resound: Bringing the Lullaby Project to Wandsworth Prison

Following a very successful Lullaby Project with refugee and migrant mothers at Praxis Community Projects in June, the RPO and Irene Taylor Trust (ITT) continued the roll out of this heart-warming programme with an emotional project with fathers at HMP Wandsworth.

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  • Tuesday 4 June 2019
    Tom Coult talks Codex and Composing
  • Wednesday 29 May 2019
    Meet Kian Soltani: RPO Artist in Residence 2019

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