What the River Sings

Presented by Water City Festival and devised by Grand Union Orchestra's composer/director Tony Haynes, 'What the River Sings' is a musical portrait of the history of trade and migration in east London, featuring Turkish and Bengali songs, West African and Caribbean rhythms, Portuguese fado, Inuit folk poetry and more, along with orchestral music from Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Schéherazade' and Sir Henry Wood's 'Sea Songs', performed by the Water City Festival Orchestra, Grand Union's Youth Orchestra and others.