COVID-19 update: We have made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone all Philharmonia Orchestra concerts and performances up to the end of June 2020.
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Orchestra Unwrapped Resources

Downloads and links to all resources that accompany our Orchestra Unwrapped schools concerts.

School children at Orchestra Unwrapped

General Resources


Links to repertoire

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart​ – Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Dmitri Shostakovich – Tahiti Trot

Aaron Copland – Appalachian Spring (excerpts)

Florence Price – Symphony in E Minor, movement 3 ‘Juba Dance’

Ludwig van Beethoven (arr. Rachel Leach) – Symphony No 9 Finale ‘Ode to Joy’ – reimagined

Leroy Anderson – Belle of the Ball

Video Competition Briefs

Brief for Leicester Schools – 1 Apr 2020:

Download Leicester Brief

Brief for Basingstoke Schools – 24 Feb 2020:

Download Basingstoke Brief

Brief for London Schools – 27 Feb 2020:

Download London Brief

Brief for Bedford Schools – 17 Mar 2020:

Download Bedford Brief

Philharmonia Orchestra filming, photography and audio consent form:

Download Media Consent Form