World Harmony Orchestra
Join the World Harmony Orchestra on Sunday 11 November (Remembrance Sunday) to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice in music:
– Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
– Ravel: Tzigane for violin and orchestra
(Ravel was Vaughan Williams’ teacher between 1907 and 1908. Both composers served in the Medical Corps driving ambulances in the First World War.)
– Arvo Pärt: Fratres (Brothers) for violin and strings
– Folk and traditional music from countries in the world currently affected by war and conflicts arranged for orchestra by Romain Malan
With international violinist/soloist Virginie Robilliard who was a prize-winner at the Long-Thibaud International Violin Competition and the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis:
Tickets: £12 & £10 conc. available on the door (please bring relevant ID’s e.g. student, OAP, unemployed, those in receipt of benefits).
The concert will raise funds for the new St Mary’s centre housing the Hackney Winter Night Shelter, Hackney Migrant Centre and Food Bank. This event forms part of the St Mary’s ‘MUSIC FOR PEACE’ weekend.
The World Harmony Orchestra, directed by Romain Malan, is an international ensemble performing for peace and humanitarian causes, raising awareness and money for charitable organisations: