Nu Civilisation Orchestra: Parallel – A Tribute to Joe Harriott As part of London Unwrapped at King’s Place, Nu Civilisation Orchestra (NCO) presents a sonic and visual tribute to Joe Harriott on 20th July, the legendary free-form Jamaican jazz genius who settled in London in 1952 and went on to explore the sounds of the city and…Read more RESCHEDULED: NCO live at Kings Place TUESDAY 20TH JULY: Tribute to Joe Harriott
We were so proud to make our BBC Prom debut conducted by Peter Edwards on 29 August 2019 with a performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Music with special guests including Jamaican jazz piano legend, Monty Alexander, Carleen Anderson and the UK Vocal Assembly, the BBC Singers and tap dancer Annette Walker. The concert was broadcast…Read more NCO makes BBC Prom Debut
Nu Civilisation Orchestra (NCO) has secured a creative home thanks to a new partnership between two of London’s most diverse organisations: leading music education provider and creative producer, Tomorrow’s Warriors and East London’s celebrated arts venue, Rich Mix. The residency will feature a professional live music programme for London audiences by award-winning NCO artists alongside participatory jazz jams…Read more Nu Civilisation Orchestra gets London residency
The Nu Civilisation Orchestra is thrilled to be working on an exciting collaboration with the wonderful Clod Ensemble - an organisation described by The Guardian as 'one of those innovative and anarchic companies thrusting its way through traditional boundaries of drama,' and whose 'winning combination of music and experimental physical theatre has made them pioneers of contemporary music theatre' (Total Theatre). We asked…Read more Mingus’ BLACK SAINT gets NCO and Clod Ensemble treatment
The Nu Civilisation Orchestra joins the BBC Concert Orchestra for Hidden Voices - a fantastic concert programme for BBC Radio 3 shining a light on the voices of those fighting for black emancipation in the USA in the early 20th Century, Sunday 24 ...