Barbican Concerts

LSO Discovery Family Concert: The Mighty Sea

Suitable for 7- to 12-year-olds

Sun 24 Feb 2013 2.30pm - Barbican Hall, London


The Mighty Sea

The Mighty Sea

WALTON Portsmouth Point Overture
BRITTEN Four Sea Interludes
Trad arr RACHEL LEACH What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor (audience participation)
ARNOLD Padstow Lifeboat
HANS ZIMMER Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Timothy Redmond conductor
Rachel Leach 
London Symphony Orchestra

It’s all aboard for an adventure on the high seas as we explore music inspired by the salt, seaweed, storms and foghorns of the sea! We’ll be launching our own musical boat, joining in with a sailor’s song and, in some of the murkiest waters, trying to avoid a pirate or two …

Tickets: £5 under 16s; £10 adults

Pre-concert workshops 10.30am –1pm
Get those creative juices flowing ready for the afternoon’s performance in exciting workshops based on the concert theme. You will get the chance to compose music alongside members of the LSO, as well as making your own props to take into the concert.

Tickets £5 per person (adults and children)
Open to Family Concert bookers only. Please call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891 to book.

Free foyer activities 1.15–2.15pm
Arrive early for the Family Concert to join in our exciting pre-concert events and activities.

Crèche 2–4pm
For families with younger siblings, a free crèche is available for children aged 6 months to 6 years.
Open to Family Concert bookers only.
Limited space - please call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891 to reserve a place.

Audience Participation: What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor
Download the instrumental, voice and piano parts for the audience participation piece below, and click on the Audio & Video tab above to listen to the song.

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