An Anthology of All Things Needs You!

14/09/2016

 

An Anthology of All Things Needs You!

14/09/2016

Share To:

Back to news

Article

An Anthology of All Things is back and needs you!

As you may remember four years ago BCA commissioned Johnny Parry to write a new suite of songs, for an ambitious ‘Anthology of All Things’ and collected lyrics within the universal themes of Love, Death, Childhood and Religion from the Bedfordshire community.

The work has now gone international, as a full symphonic Bremen orchestra is now set to perform ‘Anthology of All Things’ in a cross country musical exchange.

There will be an open evening on Tuesday 20th September at Park Road Methodist Church at 7.30pm for anyone is interested in hearing more about how this project has evolved and what’s next.

The work has made it’s way to Germany and to the ears of the Students of the Bremen University Orchestra and Choir, who instead of performing their traditional classical repertoire of Brahms or Beethoven will be performing a hugely up scaled version ‘An Anthology of All Things’ rewritten by Johnny for the occasion.

The German students have arranged their concert in Bremen on the 29th January 2017 at the 1400 capacity ‘Glocke’ concert hall and have been inspired to work alongside Johnny and the original choir as part of a music exchange whereby Bedford choir members have the opportunity to join the performance in Bremen but ultimately for the students to visit the birthplace of ‘An Anthology of All Things’ and perform the new large-scale incarnation of the work the following weekend in February 2017.

Bedford Community Arts Choir rehearsals for the work start on October 4th and run every Tuesday (term-time) from 7.30 to 9.30pm at Park Road Methodist Church, Roff Ave, Bedford, MK41 7TE. The non-auditioning choir is open to all and warmly welcomes new members.

2 Comments

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

October 5, 2018

Studio Opportunity at BCA

If you are an artist looking for space to grow, we have an affordable studio opportunity. One of our studios has recently become available and would be suitable to share between two artists or as a spacious studio for one. Submission deadline 10am 5 November 2018.   Download an application here: BCA-StudioOpportunityOct18 BCA Studio Policy: BCA-studiopolicy For further questions

August 10, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO THEATRE TÉMOIN!

Bedford Music in Detention delivered by Bedford Creative Arts in partnership with The Higgins Bedford is delighted to announce a new commission, ‘Routes Bedford’ as part of ‘Routes’ by Theatre Témoin. Routes Bedford will be a large-scale puppetry and sound installation theatre piece. Over the course of six workshops in early autumn, Theatre Témoin will construct the puppets

See More

Want to get involved? Contact Us