MUSIC LISTENING & MAKING (feeds the soul):


Grand Union World Choir participated on Sat 5th  April in a chorus festival the south bank


November 2014 we did Undream'd Shores - Hackney Empire Theatre, London, newly released video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFu0zYyREZU&list=PL1dlQ6Wl2PoV9YNjbkSq-qYULCUKleink&index=2


Grand Union Projects:

http://grandunion.org.uk/projects.php

The Isle is Full of Noises”  

Grand Union launches a brand new initiative throughout April, combining performance and debate, on how artists can respond creatively to the UK's rapidly changing demographic.


Otherwise Re my musical / singing activity

(following singing with Brighton Festival Chorus 1968/9/70 (founded for the 1968 Brighton Festival by its first Music Director, Laszlo Heltay

http://www.bfc.org.uk/history.htm )

with much in between times.


In 2011 I sang in WE ARE SHADOWS, (Rosy came to one of the performances) "a huge community effort taking place over 18 months. The project culminated in June 2011 with three performances”:

http://www.spitalfieldsmusic.org.uk/about-us/projects/we-are-shadows/


Early last November performance I sang with “Undream'd Shores”…

https://soundcloud.com/grandunionorchestra/lalon-ki-jat-bhangra


[Having followed  Grand Union Orchestra since the early 1980s),

- Brief Introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQvkbf2seOY#t=47

-Participatory Project

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7YhEeBRCtv6KADXyMojEu7szTrBc0yu2 ]


One of the songs was(this video ? from rehearsal :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5taEeCOxUBU


I sang in “Shores Undream'd"  Grand Union Orchestra with Grand Union Youth Orchestra & newly-formed World Choir [performances at Hackney Empire Nov 1st & 2nd]: 

http://grandunion.org.uk/docs/undreamd-shores.pdf


Grand Union Orchestra’s stream on SoundCloud - Hear the world’s sounds  https://soundcloud.com/grandunionorchestra

"These guys knows that what brings people together is something shared. It can be music. It may be through struggle. One thing’s sure: the Grand Union Orchestra’s music makes you feel alive, makes you think and makes you long for a better world” 

On the Edge World Jazz Festival, London Jazz Review 

http://www.grandunion.org.uk

http://www.grandunionyouth.org.uk

http://www.hackneyempire.co.uk/?lid=3545#book 


Interesting tho i did not sing in it:

Song of Displacement - Grand Union Orchestra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-hMWb3dpZc


Here program of a concert of another choir l also sang in, of British Library & British Museum Singers:

http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/european/2013/11/a-french-connection.html