Have you ever been to a concert and wished you knew more about the music and the composer?
Join us for Concert and a Cuppa, a series of informal pre-concert talks which take place over a cup of tea.
Concert and a Cuppa is back!
We look forward to welcoming you to our series of pre-concert talks after the new year. Can’t wait till then? Take a look at our recorded content below and be sure to subscribe to our ‘regular concert series in Greenwich’ mailing list to receive details of our upcoming events.
Concert and a Cuppa is a series of informal pre-concert talks written and led by Trinity Laban’s passionate and knowledgeable students. They provide an interesting and enlightening insight into the composer and music in the performance that lies ahead, enhancing your concert experience.
Sing and Spring Forth! Celebrating 10 years of Inspired not Tired
TUE 10 MAY, 12.30
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (Music Faculty), King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9JF
Trinity Laban are delighted to be celebrating 10 years of Inspired not Tired; a programme of creative arts groups for older adults in the borough of Lewisham.
On Tuesday 10 May Inspired not Tired will join forces with Trinity Laban students to present a feel-good music and dance celebration. Our pre-concert talk will revisit the history and collective memories of Inspired not Tired leading to an interactive performance including highlights from the past 10 years. Featuring Commotions – a movement piece created for the Lewisham Borough of Culture Launch Day, original songs written collaboratively by the groups, timeless popular tunes and more; we invite you to sing along and leave with a spring in your step!
Black Culture 365: Celebrating the Resilience of Yorùbá Culture in Music
As part of Trinity Laban’s Black Culture 365 series: a celebration not limiting the recognition of Black History to just October, but 365 days a year.
Aanu Sodipe and Ọlá Akindipe lead concerts featuring arrangements of traditional Yorùbá folk songs, sharing their knowledge and personal experiences throughout the performance.
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Opera Scenes from The Magic Flute
Trinity Laban vocal students perform a selection of opera scenes each year as part of their studies. This year however, due to the pandemic, performances were suspended and rehearsals and classes were swiftly moved online.
Vocal Student, Victoria Tee gives insights into the Trinity Laban socially distanced performance of Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute.
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