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BSO Resound - the first disabled-led ensemble to perform at the BBC Proms

At this year's Relaxed Prom BSO Resound became the first disabled-led ensemble to perform at the BBC Proms.

BSO Resound was founded in January 2018 as the world's first professional disabled-led ensemble that is core to a major symphony orchestra. It adopts the social model of disability - the premise that it is not the person who is disabled, but society and the environment around them which is disabling.

BSO Resound was founded by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with Artistic Director/conductor, James Rose, as part of Arts Council England's Change Makers project. They have been working closely with its composer-in-residence, Alexander Campkin, to create arrangements and new commissions for performance and workshops.

About BSO Resound

The world’s first professional disabled-led ensemble core to a major symphony orchestra.

Here is their performance with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra of Alexander Campkin's hoping from trembling, hoping, lingering, flying.

Alexander Campkin - Hoping

BSO Resound's performance with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at the Relaxed Prom.