‘The Big Bad Wolf’ 2018
More than 200 youngsters and parents enjoyed a fantastic afternoon with ‘The Big Bad Wolf’ at Stroud Subscription Rooms.
Roald Dahl’s twist on the tale of Little Red Riding Hood, put to music by Paul Patterson, was narrated by Lydia Kenny.
Glyn Oxley conducted and encouraged children to take part, conduct the orchestra and join in with everything.
They also loved making music with French horn player Stephen Belinfante’s hosepipes!
‘Three Little Pigs’ 2017
Drama student and musician Lydia Kenny kept children spellbound as she told Roald Dahl’s dastardly version of the ‘Three Little Pigs’ at Stroud’s Subscription Rooms. It was our third children’s concert at this venue, and the audience enjoyed listening to the music and also conducting the orchestra!
‘Carnival of the Animals’ 2016
The children’s concert at Gloucester Guildhall was directed by Glyn Oxley with soloists Marcel Zidani and Chuen-An Chern (pianists), Gordon Bailey (double bass), Jacob Barns (cello) and Richard Atkins (narrator).
The programme featured ‘Carnival of the Animals’ by Camille Saint-Saens, and music from ‘Jurassic World’ by John Williams.
Children conducting ‘Jurassic World’:
‘March of the Lions’ by the full orchestra:
Marcel Zidani and Chuen-An Chern playing ‘Hermiones’ on piano with GSO:
Jacob Barns plays ‘The Swan’:
Youngsters at Cranham, Sheepscombe and Uplands schools just couldn’t stop laughing when Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra’s Stephen Belinfante blew his French horn!
He was one of six musicians, along with narrator Richard Atkins, who toured Stroud valley primary schools prior to the concert, encouraging students to try out some musical instruments.
‘Peter and the Wolf’ 2015
One of many amazing pictures drawn by Year 4 pupils from Cheltenham’s Greatfield Park Primary School for Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Peter and the Wolf’ children’s concert.