Nu Civilisation Orchestra-photo by Chris Huning

NCO plays Queen Elizabeth Hall with guest Soweto Kinch

The Nu Civilisation Orchestra + special guest Soweto Kinch pay tribute to the Giants of Jazz in concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 29 April 2018

Nu Civilisation Orchestra-photo by Chris Huning

The Jazz Ticket Tour continues

Nu Civilisation Orchestra continue their national tour of 'The Jazz Ticket' featuring Peter Edwards' PRS New Music Biennial Commission, 'A Journey With The Giants Of Jazz'

Celebrating #IWD2017 with songs from Joni Mitchell’s HEJIRA

  Join the Nu Civilisation Orchestra and a star-studded line-up of phenomenal women at the Royal Festival Hall, London to celebrate International Women's Day 2017 when we'll be playing songs from the great Joni Mitchell’s modern day classic: HEJIRA. Blending folk, jazz and pop influences, Hejira uses the Prophet Muhammad’s Hijra as a jumping-off point to tell stories of personal journeys, figuratively and literally. We've…Read more Celebrating #IWD2017 with songs from Joni Mitchell’s HEJIRA

The Jazz Ticket: Nu Civilisation Orchestra marks 100 years of the birth of six Giants of Jazz

Nu Civilisation Orchestra tours 'The Jazz Ticket' across the UK celebrating 100 years of the birth of six Giants of Jazz

Review: Body And Soul 05.12.16

Here's a great review from journalist and broadcaster, Kevin Le Gendre for the NCO Ensemble's sold out world premiere of maestro Peter Edwards' new score for Body And Soul at the National Film Theatre, London on 5 December. Sound and image are in symbiosis. Mood on screen and atmosphere in the auditorium are expertly matched. The essence of…Read more Review: Body And Soul 05.12.16

Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson | ‘Body And Soul’ gets new live score

Exciting news...our musical director, Peter Edwards has been commissioned by BFI Southbank to create a new original score for the 1925 'race film', Body And Soul - a seminal film in the history of Black cinema in which the great African-American singer, actor and civil rights activist, Paul Robeson made his motion picture debut. This is the second film for which Peter has…Read more Paul Robeson | ‘Body And Soul’ gets new live score

The Stuart Hall Project

The Stuart Hall Project: Playlist

Our musical director, Peter Edwards has prepared a playlist for those of you planning to come to the show  on 14 November. Some fantastic pieces in there! Can't wait for the gig. Have a listen, tell us what you think, and ENJOY! https://open.spotify.com/user/peterbedwards/playlist/6zr7GI7DLPfeyDMkkihemm