Engaging with refugees, migrants and asylum seekers through hands on music-making activities while collecting stories and experiences to be set for voice and orchestra and performed by the Orchestra of St John’s. A new collaboration with Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre and Oxford Spires Academy.
Our aim is to enhance the wellbeing of these individuals through hands-on creative musical practices, give voice to their experiences through musical composition and performance, and support cultural integration.
Barber Adagio for Strings
Toby Young Doves of Damascus (Text by Ftoun Abou Kerech)
Sadie Harrison My Hazara People (Text by Shukria Rezaei)
Oxford Spires Academy students: New works
Shostakovich Chamber Symphony for Strings in C minor Op 110a
Performers to include:
Orchestra of St John’s strings
Charlotte Tetley mezzo soprano
Cayenna Ponchione associate conductor
Tickets available from Kings Place box office.
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