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This sports-themed concert is inspired by the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It features an exciting mix of classical and film music and includes five pieces in which schoolchildren can perform with the Hallé, by playing a musical instrument, singing or creating percussive sounds.

Featuring music from:

Verdi The Force of Destiny Overture
Ron Goodwin Theme for the London Marathon ('The Trap')
John Williams Flag Parade from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
Elgar Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Badelt/Zimmer Pirates of the Caribbean
Traditional Brazilian Samba
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F - Finale

With the chance to perform with the Hallé in:

Puente/arr. Pickett Ran Kan Kan
Pickett Dolly Mixtures
Marsh/orch. Pickett Believe
Caffrey/Pickett Chase Down the Sun

Conductor Jamie Phillips
Presenter Tom Redmond