NLCE joins forces with Dame Evelyn Glennie for a spectacular performance at Lake District Summer Festival

In a remarkable event that opened the 2023 Lake District Summer Festival, the New London Chamber Ensemble collaborated with the iconic Dame Evelyn Glennie for an extraordinary concert experience at The Coro, Ulverston. The ensemble, celebrated for their innovative approach to classical music, joined forces with Dame Evelyn Glennie to present a captivating program at the intersection of musical brilliance and social awareness. The performance showcased two world premieres by composers Ailís Ní Ríain (Revelling and Reckoning) and Julian Philips (Strange Encounters), emphasizing themes related to hearing impairment. Filled with rich compositions and profound messages, the concert highlighted the power of inclusivity in the arts. The festival partnered with the amazing team at Cumbria Deaf Association to provide British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation, ensuring that the musical celebrations were accessible to everyone.