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Hear the supersonic London Philharmonic Orchestra in full flight playing selections of its favourite pieces – some you would expect and some you would not!
So many composers from Brahms to Britten have been fascinated by folk music – come and hear some of the best.
Nicholas Collon conductor Chris Jarvis presenter Joe Townsend violin Gabriela Istoc soprano Callum Armstrong bagpipes
Brahms Hungarian Dance No.1 Bartok Romanian Folk Dances Berio Azerbaijan Love Song Liadov Melancholy song, Op.58 No.3 Liadov Dance song, Op.58 No.7 Grieg March of the Trolls Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Excerpt from An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise for bagpipes & orchestra Bill Whelan Riverdance
Come and join the party!
Throughout the day there are free musical events around the building.
10.00am–2.30pm: Have-a-go at an orchestral instrument of choice under expert instruction; join our music-making workshops in The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall, a fun and interactive way-in to the concert; explore the site with our activity sheet.
1.15pm: The music continues in The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall – Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance's Noisy Travelling Band entertain with a selection of great tunes.