All the latest media coverage of the New Note Orchestra.
The New Note Orchestra were featured in a short film by the BBC after they were nominated for a National Composers Award in December 2018.
“The New Note Orchestra, the only orchestra whose members are all in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, has been nominated for a music award for a work in which the musicians tell the stories of their addiction and redemption”
A feature about the orchestra which appeared in the New Statesman on May 22nd 2018.
“From cheap wine to cellos: the orchestra for recovering addicts. When Dan Blomfield was hospitalised with acute pancreatitis in his late thirties, doctors told him that if he carried on drinking to excess he was unlikely to make it to his 40th birthday. He passed that milestone in May, fit and sober – a fact he puts down entirely to his membership of the New Note Orchestra in Brighton.”
The New Note Orchestra were featured in Classical Music magazine in February 2019.
“Hitting the High Note. It is not unknown for members of any orchestra to face battles with drug and alcohol addiction. But the New Note Orchestra, based in Brighton is – so far – the only orchestra in the world to specifically seek out members who are in recovery from addiction.”
The New Note Orchestra were featured in The Guardian after winning a Nesta New Radicals Award in 2016.
The New Note Orchestra were featured in the Eastbourne Herald just before their performance at the Towner Gallery in November 2018.