2014 Activities

Activities

Activity Year Main Partner Supporting Partners Field
Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P2-Brighton Festival Chorus Music 

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P6-Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne Music 

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P8-Royal Opera House Music 

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P9-Southend YMCA  

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P7-Melbourn Village College Music 

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P11-University for the Creative Arts Music/Graphic design 

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Verdi Requiem 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P11-University for the Creative Arts Music/Visualisation of sound 

To celebrate the Verdi bicentenary,  Orchestre de Picardie, Brighton Festival Chorus, Orchestre de Bretagne  and Royal Opera House Education present one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most  notorious and popular choral masterpiece “la Messa da Requiem” in 2 concerts in Picardie and 2 concerts in Brittany. In 2014 it will be presented in the other side of the Channel  as part of Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) Festival. 

University for the Creative Arts students and staff will record the 1st French performance to enable multidesign work to be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA.  be undertaken. Footage may also be used in the ACT network documentary. 

Still images will form part of a supporting exhibition with Southend YMCA. 

Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang 2014 P3-Opéra de Rouen haute Normandie P1-Purcell Singers Music 

Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie and the Purcell Singers present the Mendelssohn equivalent of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang (“Hymn of Praise”). The Purcell Singers bring the specific know-how of British choirs to serve this tribute to the invention of printing by Gutenberg, invention.

Thurrock Youth Orchestra 2014 LP-Orchestre de Picardie P12-Thurrock Music Services Music 

Orchestre des Jeunes de Picardie supported by Orchestre de Picardie and Thurrock Youth Orchestra developed by Thurrock Music Services play together in the same festival ("Jardins en Scène", 2014) and perform a piece fostering a sense of belonging to a same area among their members. 

Visualisation of sound 2014 P11-University for the Creative Arts All partners  

University for the Creative Arts graphic design department leads a project integrating a range of media including film, animation, projection mapping and CG (Computer Generated) Arts and looking at examples of visualization within partner performances associated with the ACT project :  opera, choral, orchestra instrumental pieces and theatre production.

Verdi Requiem workshops 2014 P2-Brighton Festival Chorus P8-Royal Opera House Music 

As part of a specific cross-border curriculum, young people from Southend YMCA participants attend a Verdi Requiem performance in France. 

To jointly prepare for the Verdi Requiem performances at TICC 2014 and in Cambridge, Brighton Festival Chorus works with ROH Community Chorus.

Targeted approach to cross-border activity 2014 P10-Gateway Learning Community P9-Southend YMCA Artistic performances 

Gateway Learning Community and P9-Southend YMCA work with artists to interact with young people from a deprived community via a series of workshops and residencies to enable them to engage in artistic performances as participants, collaborators, audiences and evaluators, as well as engage in the cross-border activity and improve their integration into society.

Targeted approach to cross-border activity 2014 P10-Gateway Learning Community LP-Orchestre de Picardie Artistic performances 

Gateway Learning Community and P9-Southend YMCA work with artists to interact with young people from a deprived community via a series of workshops and residencies to enable them to engage in artistic performances as participants, collaborators, audiences and evaluators, as well as engage in the cross-border activity and improve their integration into society.

Targeted approach to cross-border activity 2014 P10-Gateway Learning Community P4-ComdePic Artistic performances 

Gateway Learning Community and P9-Southend YMCA work with artists to interact with young people from a deprived community via a series of workshops and residencies to enable them to engage in artistic performances as participants, collaborators, audiences and evaluators, as well as engage in the cross-border activity and improve their integration into society.

Upgrade training in ROH Production House 2014 P8-Royal Opera House All partners  

Royal Opera House Education proposes “A day in the heart of the ROH Production House in Purfleet” a programme of guided tours and workshops open to all technical and managerial staff of both French and English partners as part of their lifelong learning scheme.

SYMCA workshops 2014 P9-Southend YMCA LP-Orchestre de Picardie Music 

To complement its various projects, P9-Southend YMCA carries out lessons, workshops and master classes. The aims are to enable the artistic development of young people with fewer opportunities and to support their engagement within cultural and artistic activity.

SYMCA workshops 2014 P9-Southend YMCA P4-ComdePic Theatre 

To complement its various projects, P9-Southend YMCA carries out lessons, workshops and master classes. The aims are to enable the artistic development of young people with fewer opportunities and to support their engagement within cultural and artistic activity.

SYMCA workshops 2014 P9-Southend YMCA P8-Royal Opera House Creative arts 

To complement its various projects, P9-Southend YMCA carries out lessons, workshops and master classes. The aims are to enable the artistic development of young people with fewer opportunities and to support their engagement within cultural and artistic activity.

SYMCA workshops 2014 P9-Southend YMCA P10-Gateway Learning Community  

To complement its various projects, P9-Southend YMCA carries out lessons, workshops and master classes. The aims are to enable the artistic development of young people with fewer opportunities and to support their engagement within cultural and artistic activity.

SYMCA workshops 2014 P9-Southend YMCA P12-Thurrock Music Services Music 

To complement its various projects, P9-Southend YMCA carries out lessons, workshops and master classes. The aims are to enable the artistic development of young people with fewer opportunities and to support their engagement within cultural and artistic activity.

TMS whole class project 2014 P12-Thurrock Music Services LP-Orchestre de Picardie Music 

Thurrock Music Services lead a musical awareness programme called “the whole class project”. French professional orchestra musicians from Orchestre de Picardie, Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie and Orchestre de Bretagne will gain in expertise from attending some of these sessions.

TMS whole class project 2014 P12-Thurrock Music Services P3-Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie Music 

Thurrock Music Services lead a musical awareness programme called “the whole class project”. French professional orchestra musicians from Orchestre de Picardie, Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie and Orchestre de Bretagne will gain in expertise from attending some of these sessions.

TMS whole class project 2014 P12-Thurrock Music Services P6-Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne Music 

Thurrock Music Services lead a musical awareness programme called “the whole class project”. French professional orchestra musicians from Orchestre de Picardie, Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie and Orchestre de Bretagne will gain in expertise from attending some of these sessions.

MVC Arts Award Programme 2014 P7-Melbourn Village College LP-Orchestre de Picardie Music 

Melbourn Village College will embed the Arts Award Programme into this work package. Youth groups are be invited to get involved in ACT and use ACT Central to host sessions, work with local artists, linking in with all cross border artist visits.

MVC Arts Award Programme 2014 P7-Melbourn Village College P4-ComdePic Theatre 

Melbourn Village College will embed the Arts Award Programme into this work package. Youth groups are be invited to get involved in ACT and use ACT Central to host sessions, work with local artists, linking in with all cross border artist visits.

MVC Arts Award Programme 2014 P7-Melbourn Village College P6-Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne Music 

Melbourn Village College will embed the Arts Award Programme into this work package. Youth groups are be invited to get involved in ACT and use ACT Central to host sessions, work with local artists, linking in with all cross border artist visits.

MVC fieldtrips to the Somme 2014 P7-Melbourn Village College LP-Orchestre de Picardie  

Melbourn Village College will use a series of visits to the Somme area in Picardie to introduce and explore aspects of both the intercultural exchange and the events and performances building up to the commemoration of the anniversary of the start of World War I.

Orchestre de Picardie will facilitate links with local museums and sites of interest as well as providing insight into the significant musical and cultural landscape directly and indirectly linked to WW1 in the Somme area.

Beethoven 9th Symphony 2014 P3-Opéra de Rouen haute Normandie P2-Brighton Festival Chorus Music 

As part of the World War I centenary commemorations, Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie and Brighton Festival Chorus present Beethoven’s only vocal symphony : 9th symphony op.125.

SYMCA fieldtrips to the Somme 2014 P9-Southend YMCA LP-Orchestre de Picardie  

Southend YMCA will use a fieldtrip to the Somme to introduce aspects of historical and cultural interest as well as the events building up to the commemoration of the centenary of the start of World War I to its participants.

Orchestre de Picardie will facilitate relations with local museums as well as meetings with community groups involved in  WW1 commemorations in the Somme area, Comédie de Picardie will provide first-hand knowledge on the "Anthology of World War I Poems”.

SYMCA fieldtrips to the Somme 2014 P9-Southend YMCA P4-ComdePic  

Southend YMCA will use a fieldtrip to the Somme to introduce aspects of historical and cultural interest as well as the events building up to the commemoration of the centenary of the start of World War I to its participants.

Orchestre de Picardie will facilitate relations with local museums as well as meetings with community groups involved in  WW1 commemorations in the Somme area, Comédie de Picardie will provide first-hand knowledge on the "Anthology of World War I Poems”.

Anthology of WWI poets 2014 ComdePic Brighton Festival Chorus Theatre/Music 

To commemorate the centenary of the 1st World War, Comédie de Picardie will produce a new creative drama performance presenting an anthology of poems dedicated to World War I poets. 

With the cooperation of ACT partners, Comédie de Picardie sees this performance as a set of poems accompanied by instrumental music interspersed with classical songs of the period. Brighton Festival Chorus will assist in finding an English instrumental quartet and a tenor. University for the Creative Arts currently runs a unit called Commission, Collaboration and Community. It will incorporate the delivery of this unit into the project. Students have recently undertaken a WW1 project which will also be incorporated (and enhanced) into the planned outputs. 

This commemorative drama will be performed for in Picardie and be repeated in Brighton.

Anthology of WWI poets 2014 ComdePic University for the Creative Arts Theatre/Creative arts 

To commemorate the centenary of the 1st World War, Comédie de Picardie will produce a new creative drama performance presenting an anthology of poems dedicated to World War I poets. 

With the cooperation of ACT partners, Comédie de Picardie sees this performance as a set of poems accompanied by instrumental music interspersed with classical songs of the period. Brighton Festival Chorus will assist in finding an English instrumental quartet and a tenor. University for the Creative Arts currently runs a unit called Commission, Collaboration and Community. It will incorporate the delivery of this unit into the project. Students have recently undertaken a WW1 project which will also be incorporated (and enhanced) into the planned outputs. 

This commemorative drama will be performed for in Picardie and be repeated in Brighton.