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The Chimpanzees of Happytown Year Long Tour Begins


28th Oct 2016 09:32
The Chimpanzees of Happytown Year Long Tour Begins

Music in the Round's latest commissioned piece for families and schools is THE CHIMPANZEES OF HAPPYTOWN. Music by MitR's Children's Composer in Residence PAUL RISSMANN. Book by GILES ANDREAE and GUY PARKER-REES. The much-loved story of Chutney the Chimp is brought to life through brilliant live music, captivatingly presented by narrator Polly Ives and Ensemble 360. It’s tremendous fun for little ones, is the perfect way to learn new songs and benefits their development too.

You will be able to join in the adventure this year as Polly and Ensemble 360 take the concert on tour across the UK. The tour begins in Sheffield with two sold-out school concerts in the Crucible Theatre's Main House. It will then visit a number of venues including Rotherham, Doncaster, Carlisle, Portsmouth and many more! 

To find out about performances and book your tickets click here.

You can buy the book and a download of the music featuring Ensemble 360 and narrator Polly Ives here.

Why not learn the songs beforehand with Polly in this video

Autumn Season 2017
Autumn Season 2017

Booking Open 22 July

All you need to know, right here.
All you need to know, right here.
Listen to our Autumn 2017 playlist!
Listen to our Autumn 2017 playlist!
Learn the Songs & Buy the Books!
Learn the Songs & Buy the Books!

Buy the Chimpanzees book and soundtrack in our online shop.

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