Bring something different to your theatre, festival or carnival by booking a CultureMix production. 'TASPO to RASPO' is the latest musical offering with a difference and tells the story of steel pan music's development since the 1930's through the repertoire and guest collaborators.
The informative and entertaining show is ideal for the theatre stage providing all the elements required to delight a discerning audience. With singers, dancers, costumes, guest artists and audience participation, the show is a guaranteed winner for the whole family.
For festival concerts the show features the best of the orchestra's eclectic repertoire from dramatic classical excerpts to typical Trinidadian calypso to get the audience dancing, waving and jumping up to the carnival vibe. Our dynamic MC helps to create the perfect carnival stage combination bringing the ideal sunshine Caribbean atmosphere to any type of setting.
• Production of 26 for large festival stages, auditoriums and concert halls: 17 piece orchestra, 2 dancers, 1 vocalist, 1 MC, 1 soloist, 4 crew
• Production of 18 for mid size festival stages, large theatres: 12 piece orchestra, 2 dancers, 1 vocalist/mc, 3 crew
• Production of 12 for smaller stages and theatres: 7 piece orchestra, 2 dancers, 1 vocalist/mc, 2 crew
Example - 17 piece orchestra:
2 x six bass
2 x guitar pans
4 x double seconds
6 x tenor pans
2 x percussion sets of congas, toms, scratchers, scrapers and iron
1 x drum kit (to be provided by venue if possible)
8 overhead instrument mics for background pans
6 directional mics for tenor pans
3 cordless vocal mics
Drum kit mics
1 x drum kit with high toms, floor toms, Zildjain cymbals and throne.
Large drum riser for drum kit, 2 x percussion sets and 2 bass sets.
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RASPO stage layout for 22 piece show production
TASPO to RASPO is an uplifting and entertaining stage show musical for the whole family that tells the story of the remarkable journey of steel pan instrument from its disused oil drum birth in 1930s Trinidad, the UK premiere of Trinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra in the fifties, to its current status as a popular present day global phenomenon.
Featuring ten decades of classical, traditional and contemporary music courtesy of RASPO Steel Orchestra. Book here.
CultureMix stage show productions adapt for festivals, carnivals and theatres of any size. Indoors or outside.