‘True Colors’, the new single from the British Paraorchestra

British Paraorchestra

After inspiring millions of viewers around the world with a thrilling performance at the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympic Games, the British Paraorchestra, the world’s first ensemble of professional disabled musicians, released its first single in December, a heart-warming version of ‘True Colors’. Buy ‘True Colors’ on iTunes

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HYSTERIA – broadcast live on Radio 3, 3rd December 2012

BBC Concert Orchestra presents Hysteria

From the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Charles Hazlewood, delved into the depths of the human psyche, playing with fear, anxiety, disturbance and madness. The programme featured Patrick Nunn’s arrangement of Muse’s hit song Hysteria, and a new work by Jocelyn Pook, inspired by her great-aunt’s diaries about her life in an asylum. A poised and pellucid performance of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire under Charles Hazlewood’s meticulous direction. The Times

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Heading for Number One this Christmas – The British Paraorchestra

Musicians from The British Paraorchestra

This summer the Paralympics revealed the extra-ordinary individuals that make up the ParalympicsGB team to rapturous applause by audiences from all over the world. We want to do the same for disabled musicians and indeed all talented disabled people. The song ‘True Colors’ played by disabled musicians, sung by deaf and hearing children and supported by Paralympians captures the longing and the joy of being seen for who you truly are. I’m crossing everything in […]

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