LAO is delighted to announce a joint concert with the world famous Accordion State Youth Orchestra, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany) on 3rd September at Diorama Arts Centre in central London.
The orchestra have performed on all 5 continents including concerts in USA, Canada, Russia, China, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Fiji and India. Now finally we get the chance to see them live in London. Performing with the orchestra are renowned American Baritone Douglas Yates and Bandoneon virtuoso Antje Steen. Their program will include works by Piazzolla, Schuman, Dobler and Hippe.
LAO will present the World Premiere of 'Voyage' by Ian Watson with guest soloist Eliza Marshall (Bansuri Flute), as well as Holst's 'The Planets' and 'Danzon No. 2' by Arturo Marquez.
Date: 3rd September 2017 Doors: 4pm Concert start: 4.30pm Venue: Diorama Arts Centre, Regent's Place, 201 Drummond St, Kings Cross, London NW1 3FE Tickets: Suggested donation of 10 GBP, advance tickets available here. Facebook event
***New Podcast from LAO***
In Episode 5 our intrepid reporter goes undercover at an LAO rehearsal and reveals the program for our concert in Skipton, North Yorkshire, on the 20th October.
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***Radio this morning***
Our conductor is being interviewed live on Drystone Radio 103.5 FM just after 8am this morning talking about our joint concert with Craven Accordion Orchestra on 20th October. Listen live online: http://drystoneradio.com/schedule-beta/#
***Super Orchestra 2018***
Just 3 weeks to go till SO18! There are still some places available in the orchestra. Email: email@example.com for info. Everyone is welcome!
We have 2 places available for experienced players in our main orchestra and several in our training ensemble, LIAO.
It's going to be another exciting year for the orchestra with concerts in Yorkshire, London, Austria and more... We rehearse twice a month in central London. If you are interested in joining, or would like more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or click the 'Send Message' button above.
In December we return to play Daylight Music at Union Chapel, here's a video of our last performance there, enjoy!
Added a Description of the Orchestra to ‘Open Concerts and Recitals’
Hiya In case you haven't seen, advance train tickets for our trip up to Skipton are now available on the LNER web site from £11.90 each way. Get in there X
Episode 4 - our roving reporter interviews two members of the orchestra about their musical background and how they became part of the LAO family. All of our podcasts are free and can be downloaded via the following links. Enjoy!