IZZY GIZMO schools’ concert WORLD PREMIERE

Ensemble 360 & Polly Ives

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

21-22 October 2021, 10.45am / 1.30pm

Limited tickets available for Friday concerts only. Booking for schools’ concerts is through the Music in the Round office. Please contact ellen@musicintheround.co.uk or call 0114 281 4660 for more details.

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Music and narration performed by Ensemble 360 and Polly Ives

Best-selling children’s book, Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, tells the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. This brand-new concert for 3 to 7 year-olds brings Izzy’s mechanical marvels and infectious creative spirit to life! Original music by Paul Rissmann features pots, pans, whistles and household items (as well as orchestral instruments). Together with story-telling and visuals from the book, this concert is a great introduction to live music for children. It’s full of wit, invention, songs and actions, and plenty of opportunities to join in.

Watch our Learn the Songs video on YouTube.

For 3 – 7 year-olds

Sponsored by

With thanks to our funders and supporters:

JG Graves Charitable Trust, Sheffield Town Trust, Sheffield Church Burgesses Educational Foundation, Sheffield Bluecoat and Mount Pleasant Foundation, Andrew McEwan Fund

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IZZY GIZMO family concert

Ensemble 360 & Polly Ives

Wigmore Hall, London

Saturday 30 October 2021
11.00am

Tickets
£12 adult
£10 child

Book Tickets

Music and narration performed by Ensemble 360 and Polly Ives

Best-selling children’s book, Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, tells the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. This brand-new family concert brings Izzy’s mechanical marvels and infectious creative spirit to life! Original music by Paul Rissmann features pots, pans, whistles and household items (as well as orchestral instruments). Together with story-telling and visuals from the book, this concert is a great introduction to live music for children. It’s full of wit, invention, songs and actions, and plenty of opportunities to join in.

For 3 7 year-olds

Sponsored by

With thanks to our funders and supporters:

JG Graves Charitable Trust, Sheffield Town Trust, Sheffield Church Burgesses Educational Foundation, Sheffield Bluecoat and Mount Pleasant Foundation, Andrew McEwan Fund

IZZY GIZMO family concert

Ensemble 360 & Polly Ives

The Civic, Barnsley

Tuesday 26 October 2021
1.00pm / 3.00pm

Tickets:
Adult £9
Child £6

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Music and narration performed by Ensemble 360 and Polly Ives

Presented in partnership with Off the Shelf Festival of Words

Best-selling children’s book, Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, tells the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. This brand-new family concert brings Izzy’s mechanical marvels and infectious creative spirit to life! Original music by Paul Rissmann features pots, pans, whistles and household items (as well as orchestral instruments). Together with story-telling and visuals from the book, this concert is a great introduction to live music for children. It’s full of wit, invention, songs and actions, and plenty of opportunities to join in.

For 3 – 7 year-olds

Sponsored by

With thanks to our funders and supporters:

JG Graves Charitable Trust, Sheffield Town Trust, Sheffield Church Burgesses Educational Foundation, Sheffield Bluecoat and Mount Pleasant Foundation, Andrew McEwan Fund

CONCERTEENIES with Music in the Round (1 & 2 year olds)

Craig Ogden, Miloš Milivojević & Polly Ives

Channing Hall, Sheffield

Saturday 6 November 2021
11.30am

Tickets: £7.50 per grown-up + accompanying child

10.00am (for 0-1 year-olds)
11.30am (for 1 and 2 year-olds, siblings welcome)

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Featuring Craig Ogden & Miloš Milivojević
Presented by Polly Ives

Classical guitarist Craig Ogden has recorded six chart-topping CDs for Classic FM. He teams up with award-winning classical accordionist Miloš Milivojević for this relaxed concert for babies and their grown-ups. 

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CONCERTEENIES with Music in the Round (0-1 years old)

Craig Ogden, Miloš Milivojević & Polly Ives

Channing Hall, Sheffield

Saturday 6 November 2021
10.00am

Tickets: £7.50 per grown-up + accompanying child

10.00am (for 0-1 year-olds)
11.30am (for 1 and 2 year-olds, siblings welcome)

Book Tickets

Featuring Craig Ogden & Miloš Milivojević
Presented by Polly Ives

Classical guitarist Craig Ogden has recorded six chart-topping CDs for Classic FM. He teams up with award-winning classical accordionist Miloš Milivojević for this relaxed concert for babies and their grown-ups. 

Find out more about

IZZY GIZMO family concert

Ensemble 360 & Polly Ives

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Saturday 23 October 2021
11.00am / 3.00pm

Tickets: £11 
£8 Disabled & Unemployed
£6 Under 16s

 

Book Tickets

Music and narration performed by Ensemble 360 and Polly Ives

Best-selling children’s book, Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, tells the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. This brand-new family concert brings Izzy’s mechanical marvels and infectious creative spirit to life! Original music by Paul Rissmann features pots, pans, whistles and household items (as well as orchestral instruments). Together with story-telling and visuals from the book, this concert is a great introduction to live music for children. It’s full of wit, invention, songs and actions, and plenty of opportunities to join in.

For 3 7 year-olds

Watch our Learn the Songs video on YouTube.

Sponsored by

With thanks to our funders and supporters:

JG Graves Charitable Trust, Sheffield Town Trust, Sheffield Church Burgesses Educational Foundation, Sheffield Bluecoat and Mount Pleasant Foundation, Andrew McEwan Fund

Live-stream: Family concert STAN & MABEL

Ensemble 360 & Polly Ives

Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield

Premiered at 11.00am on Saturday 15 May

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This Was Available Until 31 May 2021

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Live from the Crucible Studio

Music-loving dog and cat, Stan and Mabel, are off to find their neighbour who’s gone to judge the Greatest Orchestra in the World competition – leading them on a musical adventure featuring a host of animal instrumentalists and a very unusual debut performance.

This fun-packed concert for children, aged 3 – 7 years, features music by our Children’s Composer-in-Residence Paul Rissman, storytelling by Polly Ives, illustrations from Jason Chapman’s original book, and plenty of opportunities to join in!

You can buy a CD of this story, recorded by Polly Ives and Ensemble 360, on Music in the Round’s online store, where we also have recordings of lots of our other storybook concerts!

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Live-stream: CONCERTEENIES with Music in the Round

Ensemble 360 & Polly Ives

Crucible Studio Theatre

Premiered at 11.00am on Wednesday 12 May

This Was Available Until 31 May 2021

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Live from the Crucible Studio

BARTÓK Duos (49’)

Polly Ives presents a playful, sensory introduction to the unique sound world of Bartók’s much-loved violin duos for 0–5-year-olds (and their music-loving adults). Discover a treasure trove of harmony and rhythmic invention, across these song and dance miniatures performed by Ensemble 360’s violinists Benjamin Nabarro and Claudia Ajmone-Marsan.

Watch the introductory video below to find out more, including some of the props that you might like to have ready for when you watch the concert.

Please donate as you feel: every single gift makes a difference.
Text SCMF 20 to 70085 to give £20
Text SCMF 10 to 70085 to give £10
Text SCMF 5 to 70085 to give £5

Text costs the amount you donate plus one standard rate message.

Find out more about Concerteenies with Polly Ives.