IT TAKES A CITY

IT TAKES A CITY: 29/03/2022 - 29/03/2022

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SCHOOLS TO GET INVOLVED!

Does your school love to sing? Come and join us in a spectacular performance at Resorts World Arena – featuring the world-class symphony orchestra and chorus of Armonico Consort! A 5000-voice children’s and community choir and dancers from BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ will join us on stage for this unique, specially commissioned concert. Armonico Consort are pleased to be working with the Birmingham 2022 Festival for a six-month celebration of creativity in the West Midlands as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, as well as Coventry UK City of Culture 2021. At the heart of the evening is a World Premère of Toby Young’s incredible ‘It Takes a City’, about the importance of family and community. The concert will open with a special Vocal Fanfare for 5,000 voices written by Hollywood composer David Buckley (Jason Bourne, Shrek 3).

To secure your place, simply complete the short online sign-up form below. We will then send you all the event information, flyers, music and rehearsal tracks, and will be in touch to arrange a free one-hour singing workshop at your school to help your children to learn the music. Come and be part of this exciting event!

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6000 musicians unite in celebration at Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena in this spectacular world premiere performance.

In the first concert of its type, Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena will host a spectacular performance for the Birmingham 2022 Festival (Commonwealth Games) and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021, featuring the world-class symphony orchestra and chorus of Armonico Consort. A 5000-voice children’s and community choir and dancers from BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ will join us onstage for this incredible concert.

At the heart of the evening is a World Premère of Toby Young’s incredible ‘It Takes a City’ written by people from across the Commonwealth living throughout Coventry, about the importance of family and community. The concert will open with a special Vocal Fanfare written by Hollywood composer David Buckley (Jason Bourne, Shrek 3).

 

ARMONICO CONSORT | SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

DIRECTOR | CHRISTOPHER MONKS

COMPOSER | TOBY YOUNG

AC ACADEMY SINGERS

VOICE SQUAD CHOIRS

Available performances

  • 29th March 2022 7:00 pm, Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
    Ticket prices from: £18.50 | £12.50
    Box office number: TICKETS ON SALE MID JAN 2022
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