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World Doctors Orchestra

with Dame Evelyn Glennie

Eveyln Glennie playing the marimba

Medics from across the world swap their stethoscopes for instruments in concert with leading percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, raising money for healthcare-for-the-homeless charity Pathway.

And it’s not just the musicians taking a break from their day jobs: with hoovers, floor polishers and a rifle making their way into the orchestra, this is a concert you won’t forget in a hurry. A programme filled with optimism and humour combines the unequivocally British styles of Bax, Elgar and Malcolm Arnold (in his 100th anniversary year) with a percussive tour-de-force from multiple Grammy Award-winning American composer Michael Daugherty.

Extending their medical mission beyond hospital walls, each World Doctors Orchestra concert raises money for a different medical charity – in this case Pathway, which is dedicated to transforming health services for homeless people.

Tagged with: Classical music

This performance contains weapons and gun shots

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Barbican Hall