Sir Simon Rattle – Patron, Apollo Music Projects
The next Schools concert at Hackney Empire will take place on Wednesday 3 July 11.30-12.30. The concert will be attended by 560 children from the schools taking part in this year’s programme in Hackney and Tower Hamlets: Orchard, St. Monica’s, Southwold, Shacklewell, Rushmore, St. Matthias, Nightingale, Harry Gosling and Columbia primary schools, and Stormont House Read More...
The Apollo programme is now under way in nine primary schools in Hackney and Tower Hamlets. New schools taking part are Shacklewell and Southwold Primary Schools, and we are pleased to be working again with children in Rushmore, Nightingale, Orchard, St. Monica’s, St. Matthias, Columbia and Harry Gosling Primary Schools.
We completed our performances of the complete Haydn String Quartets, 68 quartets plus The Seven Last Words in June. I am left with several thoughts: Firstly how truly extraordinary Haydn was as a composer, and what incredible variety and skill he shows in the quartets. Secondly how it is possible with the right players to Read More...
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The Apollo Music Projects schools concert at Hackney Empire on Wednesday 4 July was a great success. Over 400 Year 4 and 5 children from Hackney and Tower Hamlets enjoyed a programme including Humperdinck’s Prelude to Hansel & Gretel, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony and Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No.1.