Across the World
|When||3 March 2012|
|Location||Chester Amphitheatre Vicar's Lane Chester CH1 2HS|
|Description||Across the World is a giant anthem of 400 voices. Singers, dancers, musicians, childen and giants from all over Cheshire tell the story of a Chester giant who, like an Olympic athlete in pursuit of gold, travels the world to find her dream.|
|Age range||All Ages|
More informationAcross the World is a giant anthem of 400 voices, led by Chester women's choir, a Handbag of Harmonies. The project, in partnership with Theatre in the Quarter, is part of BBC Music Nation, a spectacular weekend of music across the UK to set the scene and create excitement in the lead up to the London 2012 Festival, the finale of the Cultural Olympiad.
Written by Matt Baker and Helen Newall the anthem includes children from the following Cheshire schools: Chester Bluecoat CE primary; Dee Point primary; Dodleston CE primary; Helsby Hillside primary; Highfield Community primary; J H Godwin primary; Oaklands; St Theresa’s Catholic primary; Sandiway primary; The Arches Community primary; Blacon High School and Bishops' Blue Coat, choirs including: A Handbag of Harmonies; A Handbag of Harmonies outreach choir; Cantata; Decibellas; Fireflies; Frodsham and District Choral Society;
Highfield Male Voice Choir; Tattenhall Community Choir; The Chester Ladies' Choir and The Spinney Choir, dancers from Homegrown Dance Company, musicians from the Chester Schools' Concert Band, giants from Chester the Giant City and soloists Sarra Cooper and Robert Clack. The event is in conjunction with Cheshire West and Chester Council.