See below for listings for RASPO Orchestra and Ensemble performances, open workshops and related carnival events for 2013.
For a list of RASPO's past performance please go to our Events Archive pages.
Carnival Network South East Conference
12 noon Friday 8 to 4.30pm Saturday 9 March 2013
A major inter-regional conference with two days of carnival news, views, practical workshops, networking and speakers.
Contact email@example.com or call 01908 921908
Reading v Aston Villa
Saturday 9 March 2013
Madejski Stadium, Reading
RASPO will provide welcome entertainment (1.30-2pm) and a pre-match pitch side performance (2.45-2.48pm) for football fans at Madejski Stadium for the Reading versus Aston Villa match.
Music for Youth Festival
Sunday 10 March 2013 11am - 1pm
Kendrick School, Reading
RASPO Junior Orchestra will take part in the prestigious Music for Youth Festival with a fifteen piece ensemble of under 21's. With the best improvers and younger senior orchestra members RASPO is confident of wowing the audience with a ten minute medley rendition that will showcase the versatility of the steel pan instrument to a wider audience of other young musicians.
The 2nd Carnival Archive Conference
Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March 2013
UK Centre for Carnival Arts (UKCCA) Luton
A free two day event covering women in carnival, parades, processions and carnival heritage with a Friday evening party and entertainment.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place
READING HALF MARATHON
Saturday 16 March 2013 9am - 1pm
From Green Park around Reading
The race starts at Green Park where RASPO will encourage runners to set off on the 13 mile race.
Reading Half Marathon web site
Steel pan drums - photo by Tanisha Walker
RASPO Rhythms is the ideal gift for any member of the family. With calypso favourites, reggae greats, pop, classical and traditional, the CD is the perfect accompaniment to any event.