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Saturday, 10 December 2011

Events: Wassail with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and New Scorpion Band - 17th December 2011

The New Scorpion Band
Following last year’s successful combining of folk and classical music at the the Lighthouse, Poole, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra will once again present ‘Wassail’ - an amazing musical experience that combines the music of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with folk sensation ‘The New Scorpion Band’ for a lively festive concert of traditional music and carols.

The New Scorpion Band are a professional accoustic group who perform worldwide. Its five members can play more than 30 musical instruments and have worked with an impressive host of successful musicians including; Annie Lennox, Hans Zimmer, John Williams and Russell Watson.

The concert, led by guest conductor Pete Harrison, will feature a variety of combined pieces including; On Christmas Night (A Sussex Carol), Dulci Jubilo and The Holly and the Ivy, where the orchestra and the The New Scorpion band will play together to produce a fantastic unique sound. Additionally; the orchestra will perform Tomlinson’s English Folk Dances, Warlock’s Bethlehem Down and Vaughan Williams’ Folksong Suite; and The New Scorpion Band will also perform a selection of traditional pieces including A christmas Goose and The Carnal and the Crane.

The concert will take place at Lighthouse, Poole on Saturday 17th December, 7.30pm. Tickets are available in advanced from September by contacting the Lighthouse Box office on 0844 406 8666. For further information, visit www.bsolive.com

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