Ronald Corp

Conductor & Composer

Overture to the Games

Overture to the Games 1Full score and orchestral parts are available –
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Programme Notes

Overture to the Games was written as a tribute to Newham as one of the host boroughs of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  It was premiered in July 2010 as part of an open-air ‘Bolero Remixed’ concert for the Greenwich and Docklands Festival at Canary Wharf, and received a second performance in a revised version at Stratford Circus in January 2012.  The revisions are mainly structural, the ‘international’ influences on the piece remaining as before – listen out for a ‘Spanish’ episode and a swaggering ‘American’ theme, to name but two…!