We had a new piece of music composed for our 30th Anniversary Concert. It was named appropriately ‘Caribbean Pearl’ and was composed and arranged by Robert Thompson of Trinidad. You can listen to a recording from the concert on 21st October at our base at Henry Cavendish School in Balham.
A quick reminder that our 30th Anniversary Concert is this Saturday. The Melodians have been rehearsing hard and are now looking forward to seeing all their supporters and giving a fantastic performance. A quick reminder from last year’s annual concert with a performance of the Michael Jackson tune Billie Jean:
We are rehearsing hard at the moment for our 30th Anniversary Concert on 21st October. We will be celebrating with our friends, families and supporters at our base in Henry Cavendish School in Balham. Our annual concert is usually in December and just to remind you of last year’s concert here is one of the […]
Among our A to Z of countries visited, the most unusual country is probably North Korea. In 2004, a small group of 6 were invited to perform at the April Spring Friendship Festival in Pyongyang. This is a video of the Melodians performance at the concert and includes ‘Song of Dear Home’ composed by The Great […]
The Melodians visited Sri Lanka three times. This video is of a TV performance and interview from 20 years ago.
Continuing our series of interesting visits over the past 30 years – in 2000 the Melodians UK visited Kazakhstan and played on National TV. This is a video of the programme with the slightly unusual presenters (notice the woman asleep on the bed behind them!).
The Melodians played today at the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly for their annual Celebration of Summer Exhibition. Received a lovely thank you from the organisers: “Huge thanks to you and the band for playing at the Non-Members Varnishing Day today. You played absolutely beautifully and everyone enjoyed your fabulous repertoire. We really appreciate […]
The Melodians Steel Orchestra has been invited to take part in the UK Parliament Week Festival 2017 . The Week runs from 13th to 19th November and the Melodians will be running a SteelPan Experience Event on Saturday 18th November at their base in Henry Cavendish School in Balham. As part of the event you […]