Enjoyed the opening of the London Olympic Games? So did we. Danny Boyle exceeded himself. And so did Evelyn Glennie. She masterly brought together 1000 percusionists in an amazing opening ceremony. Who would have guessed that she is profoundly deaf?
Evelyn wrote a Hearing Essay to explain and rule out some misconceptions. It is a highly interesting read which you can find on her website by clicking here.
We also found a TED talk in which she explains how you listen with your body and not only with your ears. You have to see it.
On Monday 2 July, 300 performers who have encountered homelessness have given a performance at the Royal Opera House. With One Voice is a part of the the London 2012 Olympic Festival.
For more information, please read the article in The Guardian.
The sell-out performance you can see on the One Voice website by clicking here.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb