Bold Tendencies Peckham Car Park

Rite of Spring

Our first performance at Bold Tendencies Peckham Car Park was Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring for 101 musicians.
Filmed by Kai Clear and Janka Troeber, edited by Kate Whitley ...

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Wishes, Lies and Dreams

In our first choir project, we brought together 150 children from the schools of Bellenden Primary, Harris Academy Peckham Park Primary, Kender Primary, and John Donne Singers and Community Choir ...

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Brahms 1

On 31st August 2013 we performed Brahms' First Symphony in Peckham Rye Car Park, in collaboration with Bold Tendencies. Multi-Story Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Stark.

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Alive

On Friday 20th June we gave the first performance of a new piece with music by Kate Whitley and words by Holly McNish. The Multi-Story Orchestra conducted by Christopher Stark ...

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SIBELIUS 5TH SYMPHONY

On 21st June 2014 we performed Sibelius' 5th Symphony in the Car Park

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Harmonielehre

On Saturday 14th July we performed John Adams' Harmonielehre Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park.

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Shostakovich Cello Concerto no. 1

On the 26th July 2014 we performed Shostakovich Cello Concert no. 1 with Matthew Barley, and also created a 'Living Programme Note', directed by Matthew and Fraser Trainer. This spread ...

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Andriessen De Staat

On the 7th and 8th August 2014 we performed Andriessen's De Staat. It was described as: "heroically conducted by Christopher Stark... left ears ringing and spirits leaping" (Fiona Maddocks, The ...

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I am, I say


The world premiere of a new piece by composer Kate Whitley and poet Sabrina Mahfouz, specifically written for a choir of 100 children from local schools to perform with The ...

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Copland Appalachian Spring

We performed Copland Appalachian Spring in a car park in Ipswich as part of The Aldeburgh Festival, as well as at Bold Tendencies car park in Peckham.

The performances were ...

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Debussy Sonata for Flute Viola Harp

We performed Debussy's Sonata for Harp, Flute and Viola as part of our new Chamber Music Series in the space Bold Tendencies commissioned from Practice Architecture in 2011 known ...

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Grisey Les Espaces Acoustiques


Grisey’s epic, 6 part cycle Les Espaces Acoustiques, is a milestone of French Spectral music and one of the defining works of the 20th century. Grisey’s describes his ...

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Messiaen Quartet For The End of Time

We performed Messiaen's Quartet For The End of Time as part of our new Chamber Music Series in the space Bold Tendencies commissioned from Practice Architecture in 2011 ...

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Family Workshops

We ran interactive workshops with musicians from The Multi-Story Orchestra for children aged up to 14 and their families.

Based around John Cage's amazing 'Living Room Music', a piece ...

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CAGE LIVING ROOM MUSIC + other percussion works

John Cage's Living Room Music, for a percussion quartet of unspecified instruments, all of which may be found in a typical living room, alongside other works for percussion ensemble ...

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Beethoven 7th Symphony


In 2015 we created Living Programme Note for a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony no 7, in collaboration with Matthew Barley and Fraser Trainer.

The Living Programme Note is an ...

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Schools Tours

Schools Tour 1

On the 19th April 2012, with a tour bus carrying an orchestra of 50 people, we visited 4 schools in Peckham: Harris Boys Academy, St Johns and St Clements, Kender ...

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Adams and Mozart Schools Tour

On the 4th November 2013, we took the Multi-Story Orchestra to Kingsdale Foundation School, Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park, and Harris Boys Academy East Dulwich schools to play some string ...

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2 days 10 schools

In June 2014 the 50-piece Multi-Story Orchestra packed into a coach to play around in schools over two days. We played at: Harris Academy at Peckham, St Thomas the Apostle, Globe Academy Elephant ...

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Club Nights

Threnody

In collaboration with Gabriel Prokofiev's classical clubnight Nonclassical, we performed Penderecki's Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima in East London nightclub XOYO in April 2012, alongside Ligeti's Lux Aeterna and ...

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Bartok Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste

On the 9th November 2013 we performed Bartok's Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste, Gabriel Prokofiev's Bass Drum Concerto, and Kate Whitley's Split at Nonclassical, as part ...

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Collaborations

Serenade

On 22 January 2014 Serenade, a Mozart aria video featuring the Multi-Story Orchestra, made by Shadwell Opera and TigerLily Films, was broadcast at midnight on Channel 4 Random Acts.

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