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Bedford: Orchestra Unwrapped

Bedford Corn Exchange
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Philharmonia Orchestra Unwrapped c. Belinda Lawley


Olivia Clarke – Conductor
Lucy Drever – Presenter


Copland Fanfare for the Common Man

Sousa The Liberty Bell March

Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World', II. Largo

Joplin The Entertainer

Price Symphony in E minor, III. Juba Dance

Serugo-Lugo Home's Within My Heart

Walker Lyric for Strings

Copland Appalachian Spring, 'Moment of Crisis'

Badelt arr. Moore Music from Pirates of the Caribbean

For Orchestra Unwrapped 2023/24, we will celebrate the Sounds of America and explore the evolution of music in America, highlighting some of the historical figures who have shaped American music.

The concert has been devised especially for Key Stage 2 pupils and is suitable for all children. As well as mainstream schools, Orchestra Unwrapped concerts are regularly attended by SEND schools and home-educated children. Materials and activities can be tailored as appropriate.


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Running time

1 hour

Recommended age

From 7+

Contact the Learning & Engagement team

Phone: 020 7921 3910



Bedford Corn Exchange
Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford Corn Exchange

13 St Paul’s Square
MK40 1SL

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