SOL’s debut tour: 16-19 June 2016

The Street Orchestra of London’s first tour took place in June 2016. Here's where we played:

THURSDAY 16 JUNE
WEST / NORTH LONDON
Private performances at Colmbrook and Harmondsworth Removal Centres
Private performance at Queensmill School (for autistic children)
Private performance at New Horizon Youth Centre
Public performance at King's Cross Station during rush hour

FRIDAY 17 JUNE
HACKNEY

(in association with Hackney Council)
Public performance at Dalston Library
Public performance at Homerton Library & Homerton Park
Public performance at St Joseph's Hospice
Guerilla performance at London Fields
Public performance at Hackney Library
Public performance at Dalston Square

SATURDAY 18 JUNE
SOUTH LONDON

Guerilla performance at David Bowie memorial - Brixton
Private performance at Lewisham Music Hub
Public performance at Open Estate Gardens - Gipsy Hill
Guerilla performance at Horniman Museum & Gardens
Public performance at North Greenwich Tube
Public performance at Cutty Sark Gardens

SUNDAY 19 JUNE
CENTRAL / EAST LONDON
Guerilla performance at Columbia Flower Market
Private performance at Mary Seacole Nursing Home
Public performance at Arnold Circus
Public performance at Regent's Park
Guerilla performance in Piccadilly Circus
Public performance at Leicester Square

Repertoire 2016

These are the pieces we played on our first tour! 

New works:
Charlotte Harding                                           Sol
Gabriel Prokofiev                                            Intenso delicato
Adrian Varela                                                  Héctor en Miami

Classical:
Ludwig van Beethoven                                   Symphony no. 7, 1st movement
Georges Bizet                                                Carmen overture
Giovanni Gabrieli                                            Amor dove mi guidi
Alberto Ginastera                                           Estancia, selection
Giacomo Puccini                                             Manon Lescaut-Intermezzo
Dmitri Shostakovich                                       Waltz from 2nd Jazz Suite

Non-Classical:
Tito Puente                                                     Fiesta à la King
Julian Nott                                                      Wallace & Gromit theme
Astor Piazzolla (arr. W. van Baarsen)                Celos
Nino Rota (arr. Gijs Kramers)                           Le notti di Cabiria
Nick la Rocca                                                  Tiger rag
Jean-Luc Ponti (arr. Ben Mathot)                     Jig
Snoop Dogg (arr. D. de Gruchy)                      What's my (orchestral) Nizzame?
Samuele Fontana (arr. Hinse Mutter)               Domenica in Spiaggia

With Peter Willcock, baritone:
Georges Bizet                                                Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre
David Bowie (arr. Lionel Ziblat)                       Life on Mars
Gaetano Donizetti                                         Come paride vezzoso
George Gershwin (arr. Konrad Koselleck)        Nice work if you can get it
Hubert Gregg(arr. Catriona McDermid)           Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner
Frederic Loewe (arr. Konrad Koselleck)           Get me to the church on time