Shoreditch and Hoxton Community Orchestra with Grand Union Orchestra
Where: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT
Free Event: Doors & Bar Open from 7pm Performance 7.30pm
This cabaret style evening, in the round, will showcase the newly formed Shoreditch & Hoxton Community Orchestra lead by musicians from The Grand Union Orchestra. It will be a celebration of a summer of global music-making as part of the Grand Union Orchestra’s wider programme of 40th anniversary events.
The ornate and historic Shoreditch Town Hall is a beautiful live music venue for this uplifting community event, Grand Union Orchestra’s professional global musicians will be playing and supporting the community participants throughout the evening performing music from Tony Haynes’ extraordinary musical repertoire.
“Joyous! A celebration of humanity. Tony Haynes and multinational musicians bring music and rhythm from all over the globe to weave their magic. Songs of home, messages of heartbreak and hope. Improvisation and collaboration with love and respect. This is not just a fantastic evening of music. It’s a political statement about how rich life is when the people of our world come together. Big Band Jazz Orchestra with a huge heart!” (Audience member from the recent Hackney Empire 40th Anniversary show)