RASPO Steel Orchestra is a UK based live stage performance outfit ideal for any setting including outdoor festivals, carnival events, theatres and auditoriums.
With carnival dancers, costumes and guest artists backed by Trinidadian calypso, pop, reggae and classical music, RASPO Steel Orchestra will entertain and delight any audience with the true flavour of Caribbean sunshine.
The London 2012 Festival, BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall, WOMAD, Glastonbury and Olinda Carnival in Brazil are just a few of RASPO's many recent performances. Their live appearances on BBC and ITV television and radio are testament to the orchestra's popularity and showmanship.
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For booking information contact:
Mary Genis | Artistic Director
CultureMix Arts Ltd
PO Box 2766 | Reading | Berkshire | RG30 1RF
Email: email@example.com | www.culturemixarts.co.uk
Mobile: 07973 251919
RASPO Steel Orchestra
The name - Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra - reflects the groups birthplace and commemorates the important historic moment in 1951 when Trinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra (TASPO) performed steel pan music for the first time in the UK at the South Bank's Festival of Britain.
CultureMix Arts Ltd
CultureMix Arts manages RASPO's development and bookings and is one of the UK's leading lights in steel pan music education, business, entertainment and carnival culture. The company introduces the steel pan instrument to thousands through performances, a highly respected bespoke music service and workshop training courses.
Kisha on bass at Royal County of Berkshire Show
Ideal for carnivals, festivals, concert halls, indoor and outdoor events RASPO will wow your audience with Caribbean sunshine music, dance and song.
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