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23/11/20 Virtual Symphony Rehearsal followed by talk with Nihal Arthanayake

Alex Cross
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Nov 21, 2020

Virtual Symphony Rehearsal: EVERY MONDAY

Symphony is open to every MUMS member via sign-up on a Google form. Make sure to put your student emails so that we can verify your student status. No need to sign up again if you already signed up for last weeks rehearsal.

https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSeWMUAJHEA.../viewform...

Repertoire: Mvt 9 & 10 from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. We'll prioritise Mvt 10, The Bogatyr Gates, and end with Mvt 9, The Hut on Hen's Legs if there's time.
Date: Monday 16 November
Time: 7-8:15pm with Rob Guy and student conductors taking sectionals.

POST REHEARSAL SOCIAL TBC

Link to the sheet music:
https://imslp.org/.../Pictures_at_an_Exhibition...
(We'll be using first set of parts - the orchestration by Ravel) If the link doesn't work it's easy to find via IMSLP website. We're not expecting you to know the part beforehand unless you want to learn it, just come along with your instrument!

We will be playing along to this recording:
https://youtu.be/Ws5TfoNvvfY

This week we have a guest speaker!

Nihal Arthanayake is an acclaimed broadcaster and TV presenter. He currently presents a daily daytime show on BBC 5 Live, and his unique interviewing style was recently recognised at the BBC Radio and Music Awards where he won Interview of the Year. Nihal has been a trustee of the Southbank Centre and the British Council and is currently a Trustee of Home in Manchester and an Ambassador for Prince Charles’ British Asian Trust.

Nihal can also be heard on the official Penguin Books podcast, interviewing some of the top authors in the UK today, including the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Romesh Raganathan, Suggs, John Boyne and more.

Zoom link will be emailed out on Monday an hour before the rehearsal.

Please contact: Euan Au headconcertmanager@mumusicsociety.co.uk if you have any further
questions.

Alex Cross
Alex is the Vice President of the society for 2020/21. She is in charge of all things publicity, and heavily involved in all MUMS events.

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