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'
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
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
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
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