Music and dance inspired by the stories of refugees and migrants in the UK

Featuring world premieres of two new song cycles by the Mixed Up Chorus and Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus
Conducted by Jeremy Haneman | Accompanied by Michalis Angelakis

Singing Our Lives

3FF and the Mixed Up Chorus present Singing Our Lives, a newly commissioned choral song cycle illuminating the stories and experiences of migrants and refugees living in the UK today.
Written by composer Mike Roberts and librettist Sarah Grange, in collaboration with refugee and migrant groups and choirs across London, including the Mixed Up Chorus and groups from Freedom From Torture and Rhyl Primary School in Camden.

With special guests

The Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus
Premiering a new Royal Opera House commission by composer John Barber and librettist Hazel Gould, with baritone soloist James Oldfield.
Boy Blue Entertainment
The award winning hip hop dance company, premiering a new production inspired by the Singing Our Lives song cycle, in collaboration with Guildhall Electronic Music Department.
The Sing for Freedom Choir
The Sing for Freedom Choir, started in September 2016, brings together clients, staff and supporters of the Freedom from Torture charity to experience the joy of singing together. Conducted by Matthew Watts.

Time, venue

Sunday 2 July, 6pm
Milton Court Concert Hall, EC2Y 9BH [Map]

Tickets

Tickets are free but registration is required.

More info

Mixed Up Chorus, one of 3FF’s flagship programmes, is an intercultural and intergenerational, non-auditioned 70-voice choir uniting members and audiences through a love of music with regular performances, a global repertoire and exciting collaborations with other artists. The choir is led by conductor Jeremy Haneman.
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