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United Strings of Europe (Festival on the Close, Rugby)
June 27, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm£10.00
The Festival On The Close 2022 gets underway with a special launch event featuring music from United Strings of Europe. The festival features shows from Netflix stand-up sensation Phil Wang, family fun from Horrible Histories Live, performances from English Symphony Orchestra and United Strings of Europe, magical comedy with Spontaneous Potter, and a poptastic night out with ABBA Revival.
The United Strings of Europe creates profound musical experiences that celebrate diversity and bridge cultural divides. Praised for its original programming and ‘virtuosically expressive’ playing (★★★★ The Times), the London-based ensemble commissions OBS Rugbyand arranges music from a variety of musical cultures and backgrounds.
Armed with the belief that music and ensemble playing can enrich people’s lives and promote cross-cultural understanding, the ensemble is committed to reaching new audiences through education work and initiatives that engage refugees and marginalized groups.