Sutton Celebrations Podcast
Welcome to our podcast series Sutton Celebrations.
As we hope the text suggests, we have created for your listening delights some curated highlights of the great activity and stories of Royal Sutton Coldfield. Please listen, like and share and if you’d like to suggest future episodes please get in touch.
This episode features 5 players from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, all of whom happen to live in Sutton Coldfield. Our host Vimal Korpal gets to chinwag with these world class musicians and hear them play their beautiful instruments all in the gorgeous setting of Holy Trinity Church of England, Sutton Coldfield. This podcast features 4 world premieres – Suite for 5 Instruments, Polyphony (words by Jasmine Gardosi), Solo for Contrabass Clarinet and a re-arrangement of the Equinox theme music for the CBSO Players, composed by Jobe Sullivan. Hosted by Vimal Korpal Theme music composed by Jobe Sullivan Poem by Jasmine Gardosi, Commissioned by Black Country Touring Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Jake Cunningham Our CBSO players are: Amy Jones – Violin Colin Twigg – Viola Jo Patton – Clarinet Mark O’Brien – Bass Clarinet/Contrabass Clarinet Elspeth Dutch. Horn Podcast produced by Stella Thebridge and Jobe Sullivan, on behalf of Active Arts With a huge thank you to The Royal Sutton Town Council for funding this series, as well as to the CBSO and Holy Trinity for their in-kind support.
A big mashup! Psychotron, the local record shop on Boldmere, were desperate to hold a gig, following a dreadful Covid period – so they hosted this live gig (with a real audience and everything) at Saint Michaels Boldmere. With performance from Jobe Sullivan and Carrie Martin – a singer- songwriter who travelled from hull. Carrie has a multitude of albums and this was her first live gig after lockdown. Episode edited by Ben Martin.
A series of audio pieces about the beginnings of local organisations in Sutton Coldfield: Episode 4 – Highbury Players.
A series of audio pieces about the beginnings of local organisations in Sutton Coldfield: Episode 3 – Holy Trinity Church
A series of audio pieces about the beginnings of local organisations in Sutton Coldfield: Episode 2 – Highbury Theatre
A series of audio pieces about the beginnings of local organisations in Sutton Coldfield: Episode 1 – Active Arts, Holy Trinity Church, Highbury Players and Sutton Town Hall. Featuring music from Jobe Sullivan.
Funding: Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council
Supported By: Culture Central via the Spring’s Calling programme 2021 (Series 1)
Project Manager: Liz Parry
Music Director/Composer: Jobe Sullivan
Partners: Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Highbury Players, Active Arts