Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today Nu Civilisation Orchestra: Hejira and Mingus – an exciting and distinctive six date tour of the UK this November, to celebrate the jazz legend Charles Mingus’ centenary.
NCO perform Duke Ellington’s The Queen’s Suite at Southbank Centre, London
Nu Civilisation Orchestra will perform a selection of Duke Ellington’s compositions, including The Queen’s Suite inspired by his meeting with the Queen in 1958, as a prominent part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations at the Southbank Centre, London, on Friday 3 June
Nu Civilisation Orchestra presents: What’s Going On – celebrating the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s iconic album
Six date UK tour kicks off during Black History Month – with special guests and immersive visuals. Nu Civilisation Orchestra presents What’s Going On: Celebrating Marvin Gaye’s iconic album… 50 years on, the struggle continues… In partnership with the grandest music venues and organisations around the UK, and funded by Arts Council England National Lottery Funds, the six date UK…Read more Nu Civilisation Orchestra presents: What’s Going On – celebrating the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s iconic album
Nu Civilisation Orchestra gets London residency
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
And the winner is…Peter Edwards & Nu Civilisation Orchestra
Fantastic news! PRS for Music Foundation has announced a new project for the Nu Civilisation Orchestra, A Journey With The Giants Of Jazz as one of twenty commissions selected for the New Music Biennial 2017! The project will be co-produced by Turner Sims and Tomorrow's Warriors as part of the ongoing artistic association between the two organisations, and will see the creation of a new work for the…Read more And the winner is…Peter Edwards & Nu Civilisation Orchestra
Mingus’ BLACK SAINT gets NCO and Clod Ensemble treatment
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
Nu Civilisation Orchestra pay tribute to Joe Harriott at Lakeside
At Lakeside Arts Centre, an 11-piece ensemble from the Nu Civilisation Orchestra - including originalTomorrow's Warriors trumpeter Byron Wallen - premiered a set of simply sublime music by Jamaican free form jazz genius, Joe Harriott specially orc...