- Event Start: 2:00 pm
- Adult: £10.00
- Child: £6.00
AN ALL AGES CONCERT FOR UKRAINE IN WOLVERHAMPTON
TO RAISE MONEY FOR UKRAINE HUMANITARIAN APPEAL
Peter and The Wolf presented by The Toscana Strings and Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton
Toscana Strings and Newhampton Arts Centre are mounting a special fundraising concert for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. The concert will feature a performance of the classical music favourite Peter and The Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev. Alongside theToscana Strings narrator Sophie Price will tell the story of the young boy Peter, a cat and duck, and their encounter with a ferocious grey wolf. Laura Tye, a former Birmingham Royal Ballet soloist, will illustrate the story through dance.
Multi award winning string quintet Toscana Strings was founded in the Midlands in 2002 with all members having studied at Birmingham Conservatoire. Members have played with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, South Bank Sinfonia and the Britten Pears Orchestra, as well as recording with Ocean Colour Scene and The Twang.
All funds raised from the performance through tickets and donations will go to the Disasters Emergency Appeal Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. The DEC is an umbrella appeal that brings together 15 of the UK’s leading charities – including Oxfam, Save The Children, Christian Aid, Islamic Relief and the British Read Cross – to provide swift and co-ordinated responses to humanitarian crises across the world.
DANCER: Laura Tye (Former Birmingham Royal Ballet Soloist)
NARRATOR: Sophie Price