Just to let you know that Jeremy Deller will be on Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4, Sunday 6th January at 11.15am. As we have collaborated with Jeremy on 3 different projects we anticipate getting a mention and some of our music may be played (can say no more). We will all be glued to […]
On Monday 15th October The Melodians entertained at the High Commissioners’ Banquet at the Guildhall hosted by the City of London and The Royal Commonwealth Society. It was a wonderful evening.
Video from Art Night 2018 on 7th July where Melodians collaborated with the artist Jeremy Deller to become an ‘Art Installation’ in Battersea by performing a single piece of music continuously for the entire evening from 6pm until 1am the next day (with just a 1 hour break for dinner). By my calculation around 50 […]
The London Fashion Week – Isa Arfen Show this week was fantastic, the designs were great and the response from the audience was tremendous. Here is a small section of the event which shows part of the Cat Walk with the Melodians clearly seen playing at the back of the hall. A great experience for […]
Here is a quick snatch of music played at the Elys Winter Wonderland event on 3rd December. That little boy really loved the band – he is in all the videos.
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.
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 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 […]