Pirates of Penzance Intergenerational Project

OHP Inspire - Intergenerational Project (Pirates of Penzance) (c) Alex Brenner, please credit (_DSC6349)

‘A creative music project for primary school children and individuals with varying forms and stages of dementia’

Opera Holland Park’s The Pirates of Penzance has proven to be an extremely successful pilot intergenerational project for KS2 primary school children (Year 5) and individuals with varying forms and stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Part-funded by Public Health, two KS2 year 5 classes from St Charles Primary School (RBKC) and service users from a nearby Alzheimer’s day centre, Chamberlain House, enjoyed a variety of activities based around popular themes and music from Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, culminating with a performance of the operetta delivered by a professional cast of opera singers.

Full details of the project are available in the report and short video below:

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