Now Hear This! Hallé KS2 Concert 2020

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

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Venue Royal Concert Hall

Now Hear This 2020

Wednesday 25th June, 1.30-2.30pm

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Now Hear This! is a fun-packed, fast paced introduction to the instruments of the orchestra for schoolchildren aged 8-11, with the chance to play and sing with internationally renowned Hallé orchestra.

This year we will be taking an exciting musical journey through the diverse landscapes of The Americas!

Your guide to the music is our brand new presenter Ruth Rosales and this year's concert will feature the cool sound of Latin American dances to the film scores of John Williams, in an hour of inspiring music.

Plan of Day

Come and Play pupils- arrive from 11am, for a 12 o'clock rehearsal start

Come and Sing audience - arrive from 12.30pm, for the 1.30pm concert start

Concert starts: 1.30pm

Concert finishes: 2.30pm

Come and Play - instrument players

Pupils will have the chance to perform on two pieces; a special arrangement of Chuck Rio's Tequila, and the Nottingham premiere of Carrots & Potatoes. You will find music scores and parts below. Playing with the Hallé will be an amazing and inspiring experience your young musicians will never forget!

We ask that Come and Play bookers learn to play Tequila and Carrots & Potatoes, plus learn to sing Let's Cheer for Mardi Gras and Life is Good.

Come and Sing - audience

Pupils will also be invited to sing with the Hallé on Let's Cheer for Mardi Gras and Life is Good, and you will find music scores and song words below. 

We ask that Come and Sing audience members learn to sing Let's Cheer for Mardi Gras and Life is Good.

Arts Award Discover and Explore Awards

Maintained and Academy only Nottinghamshire schools (not City of Nottingham) are able to access FREE Discover resources and subsidised Explore resources. Please register your interest via

Download your music scores, instrument parts and MP3 sound files below:

Come and Play resources

Come and Sing resources

Please get in touch if you have a query about this concert:

Nottinghamshire maintained and academy schools only - email

City of Nottingham, Independent, Home schooled and Out of County schools - email

Credit: Hallé Orchestra

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All tickets are £3

To book, download a Now Hear This 2020 Teacher Booking Pack complete, then post to George Matthews, Royal Concert Hall, Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 5ND.

For any enquiries

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0115 9773206
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