Music and Vision homepage Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.

 

Ensemble

A Cause for Celebration

'Mechanical Advantage',
Sinfonia Viva's latest Schools Residency,
described by MIKE WHEELER

 

Cog wheels, gears, levers, gravity — not obvious song material. But of course Sinfonia Viva and the Derby schoolchildren and students taking part in the orchestra's latest schools residency project aren't going to be fazed by a trifling consideration like that (Derby Theatre, 7 February 2017).

After a short film of the project in action, it was over to Viva and the students, performing the songs and instrumental pieces they had written on the theme of 'Mechanical Advantage'...

Copyright © 18 February 2017 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

-------

SINFONIA VIVA

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

JAMES REDWOOD

MICHAEL TORKE

LOUIS ANDRIESSEN

MAURICE RAVEL

JOHANNES BRAHMS

SCHOOLS

 << M&V home       Concert reviews        Robert Schumann >>

 

READ Andrew Schartmann's Musical Tidbits