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The Robin Hood and Robin Hood Youth Orchestras



Over 1,400 young people from Nottingham will perform an excerpt from the rarely  performed masterpiece, The Trojans, by French composer Berlioz. Pupils from 31 primary schools across Nottingham city will take part in this incredibly inspiring and unique concert at Nottingham Albert Hall alongside the Robin Hood Youth Orchestra! Looking forward to a brilliant performance.


GOE 2016 - the movie






To see what happened last year you can download the 2016 resource pack



The Great Orchestra Experiment 2016 was a resounding success as we took over 1500 Nottingham City pupils and teachers on a musical journey through space and around the world.


Thank you to all who attended last year's and previous years' Great Orchestra Experiments and helped to make them such fantastic occasions!



Click here for Notts TV coverage of The Great Orchestra Experiment 




Download the teacher resource packs from the

2014 and 2015 Great Orchestra Experiments here






GOE 2014 Smoke [original] 






“a wonderful musical and educational experience … worth replicating across the country” (former school improvement adviser for Derbyshire)
"It was really inspiring to me because I didn't realise that you could see music in the way I saw the music at [the] Albert Hall" (City pupil)
"It was the best day of my life" (City pupil)
"an amazing event ... exemplary, innovative, exciting" (LA senior manager)
"a genuinely brilliant experience"(City teacher)
" wanted ...to say how much my class and I enjoyed and were inspired by the concert today... the children loved the interactivity. It was especially rewarding to see my SEN children responding so positively to the experience" (City teacher)




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