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BBC Concert Orchestra will join Nottingham Trent University Choir for upcoming event

BBC Concert Orchestra will join Nottingham Trent University Choir at the Albert Hall in April for an evening full of music from Hollywood blockbusters.

BBC Concert Orchestra will join the NTU choir on April 30th at the Albert Hall, Nottingham.

The event ‘A Night at the Movies’ will feature music from Star Wars, Dark Knight Rises, ET, Star Trek, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast and more.

The NTU Choir and BBC Concert Orchestra will also be joined by special guest and award-winning violinist Braimah Kanneh-Mason.

Braimah Kanneh-Mason is part of the Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio, a graduate from the Royal Academy of Music who now studies at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. Braimah will be playing the theme from Schindler’s List and Cinema Paradiso.

The event will be conducted by NTU’s Director of Music Matthew Hopkins who has worked with some of the most renowned orchestras and artistes in the UK.

The NTU Choir was established in 2006 and is the largest music ensemble at the university. The NTU Choir have made many notable performances alongside leading UK orchestras, such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Matthew Hopkins, Director of Music at Nottingham Trent University, said:

"We are looking forward to welcoming the BBC Concert Orchestra to Nottingham. It is going to be a very exciting programme consisting of well-known movie classics old and new, including the haunting Schindler’s List Theme that will be performed by Braimah Kanneh-Mason.”

The event takes place at 7.30pm on Saturday April 30th at the Albert Hall and tickets can be bought here.

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    About Nottingham Trent University

    Nottingham Trent University (NTU) received the Queens Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2021 for cultural heritage science research. It is the second time that NTU has been bestowed the honour of receiving a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its research, the first being in 2015 for leading-edge research on the safety and security of global citizens.

    NTU was awarded Outstanding Support for Students 2020 (Times Higher Education Awards). It was the University of the Year 2019 (Guardian University Awards, UK Social Mobility Awards), Modern University of the Year 2018 (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide) and University of the Year 2017 (Times Higher Education Awards).

    NTU is the 5th largest UK institution by student numbers, with over 33,000 students and more than 4,000 staff located across five campuses. It has an international student population of 4,000 and an NTU community representing around 160 countries.

    In the past 15 years, NTU has invested £450 million in tools, technology and facilities.

    NTU is in the UK’s top 10 for number of applications and ranked first for accepted offers (2019 UCAS UG acceptance data) It is also among the UK’s top five recruiters of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

    75% of NTU students go on to graduate-level employment or graduate-entry education / training within fifteen months of graduating (Guardian University Guide 2021).

    NTU is 4th globally (and 3rd in the UK) for sustainability in the 2021 UI Green Metric University World Rankings (out of more than 900 participating universities).

BBC Concert Orchestra will join Nottingham Trent University Choir for upcoming event

Published on 31 March 2022
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