Ten Pieces Secondary Live Lesson

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Looking to open up the world of classical music to secondary school students?

Streamed live on Thursday 26th November 2015, the Ten Pieces Secondary Live Lesson aims to inspire young people to develop creative responses to classical music through art, composition and poetry and is themed around Ten Pieces.

Presented by CBBC's Naomi Wilkinson and Blur's Alex James, the Live Lesson features the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and special guests composer Gabriel Prokofiev, four times world DJ champion Mr Switch, street artist Stik and poet Lemn Sissay MBE, Chancellor of Manchester University.

It showcases three of the Ten Pieces: Symphony No. 10 (2nd movement) by Shostakovich, Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra (5th movement) by Gabriel Prokofiev and the 'Toreador Song' from 'Carmen Suite No. 2' by Bizet.

Students are given expert advice on how to respond artistically to music, and develop an understanding of how music can impact on our emotions.

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