Requiem project – update July 2018

Thank you Sarah Freestone and film maker John Gray for this stunning film of the entire final performance. It will help us to always remember the stories of the people of Great Yarmouth during the First World War and more happily the wonderful experience of attending Requiem – an Act of Remembrance. A wonderful legacy for […]

Requiem project – update January 2018

The Requiem project has been making huge developments ahead of the March performance at the Hippodrome Circus, Great Yarmouth. The musical arrangements have been created by local young people from schools in the Great Yarmouth area, with BBC Concert Orchestra, Norfolk Music Hub, Orchestras Live and Creative Collisions. The final performance will also see a […]

Requiem project – update November 2017

Four local schools have participated in the first of four Requiem composition workshops with the BBC Concert Orchestra’s Sarah Freestone. In October, Sarah worked with music students from Flegg High, Ormiston Venture Academy, Trafalgar College and Charter Academy to create key themes and phrases which will form the basis of a brand-new Requiem about WW1 […]

Requiem project

Following our first ‘steering group’ meeting with young people and teachers from local schools/colleges, the Requiem project has now properly lifted off with a super Zeppelin logo based on a design by Zoe Lewis, former student at East Coast College. The steering group met back in July to discuss the brief, meet some of the […]