Music Appreciation Summer Holiday Season

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Music Appreciation summer holiday season with Mary Tyler

Mary Tyler is keeping her Healthy Generations Music Appreciation sessions going throughout the summer holidays in partnership with Age UK Islington.

Check below to see the week-by-week programme starting on the 2nd of July. As always to book send an email to Sam

2nd July. Sounds of Colour. Music round the colour wheel featuring the Blue Danube, Pink Panther and Yellow Submarine.

16th July. Music & Art. A selection of pieces inspired by artwork including music by Ravel and Schubert, and paintings by Van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci.

23rd July. Musical Suites. From Bach to Gershwin, collections of short pieces through the ages.   

30th July. Introduction to the BBC Proms. To mark the first night of the Proms, this session will introduce composers on the 2021 programme.  

6th August. Film & TV. From Wallace and Gromit to Downton Abbey, popular songs from the screen.

20th August. Music for Special Occasions. From birthdays to Royal Weddings, music for a celebration.

27th August. The Roaring Twenties. Music from the 1920s featuring Gershwin, Stravinsky, and Louis Armstrong.

3rd September. Musical smiles. Music for laughter including Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, Flight of the Bumblebee and a Concerto for Typewriter and Orchestra

10th September. BBC Proms Finale. To celebrate the Last Night of the Proms on Saturday 11th September, we’ll hear some highlights from the summer series.