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This American-themed concert features an exciting mix of classical and film music and includes four pieces in which schoolchildren can perform with the Hallé, by playing a musical instrument or singing.

Featuring music from:

Bernstein Overture to Candide
Barber Adagio for Strings
Copland Variations on a Shaker Melody
Joplin Maple Leaf Rag
Quincy Jones Soul Bossa Nova
John Williams Music from Star Wars

With the chance to perform with the Hallé in:

Bernstein Mambo from West Side Story (BBC Ten Pieces)
Mary Green and Julie Stanley, arr. Pickett Ai Caramba Samba
Steve Pickett & Neil Bennison In New York City's Streets
Carlos Jobim One Note Samba

Conductor Jamie Phillips
Presenter Tom Redmond