Members of leading orchestra Sinfonia Viva went to Bridlington nursery, Nursery Rhymes in Cardigan Road, recently to bring music to the children, as part of Classically Yours, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
In Bridlington, the children enjoyed music with composer and presenter Jack Ross in advance of Sinfonia Viva’s Flutter and Fly concerts in Bridlington Spa on Sunday 7 May.
June Mitchell, community arts officer, said:
“The children loved the visit by Sinfonia Viva, and it was great to see classically trained musicians in this environment.
“It was a superb example of what Classically Yours is all about, bringing classical music in all its forms to different audiences, in locations where it is not frequently performed.”
Jack was joined by Sinfonia Viva musicians. They played various musical games and were learning some of the songs from the show so they can participate in the interactive sections of the performance on Sunday. They also got a free CD and the book of the story to take home.
The book and CD will be available as part of the ticket price for the public as part of the ticket price when attending on Sunday.
Thanks to a grant from Arts Council England, and investment from the council – which is a Principal Partner in Hull 2017 – and Orchestras Live, Classically Yours is bringing some of the UK’s top orchestras, including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to the area.
Classically Yours consists of a number of orchestral concerts taking place in Beverley, Bridlington, Pocklington and Withernsea throughout 2017, alongside community work, culminating in a concert with all orchestras joining together at Bridlington Spa in January 2018.
For full details of the Flutter and Fly concert at Bridlington Spa on Sunday – visit www.bridspa.com