Dirty Beasts in London

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Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity
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11:00am, 26th October
Orchestra on stage

The London Philharmonic Orchestra performs The Toad and the Snail from Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts at The Royal Festival Hall

Giant toads, Dixieland jazz, a massive bird and some very hungry Frenchmen are set to take over the Royal Festival Hall in London in a music extravangaza today.

Following the world premiere of composer and conductor Benjamin Walfisch's adaptation of Dirty Beasts in front of nearly 5,000 school children last year,  Benjamin has written some new music to accompany The Toad and the Snail.

Performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the world's finest symphony orchestras, this is the latest musical adaptation by Benjamin from Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts.

Benjamin said that he hopes that his adaptation of The Toad and the Snail will inspire children and young people to get involved in classical music by learning to play a musical instrument or going to concerts.

All the Roald Dahl Music Commissions are managed by Music Link International and proceeds are donated to Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

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