Wriggle Around the World

Recitals for Wrigglers presents

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"★★★★ - Louise and Clea are great with the kids, engaging with them at their level and encouraging them to dance as they play." - Adelaide Now

Fresh from 'SELL OUT' shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, 2016 and 2015 and selected as a 'TOP TIP' children's show this year!

Fun, interactive and educational classical concerts for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!

Wrigglers are offering TWO different programmes for Adelaide Wrigglers:

13 March: The Hare and the Tortoise - exploring the difference between fast and slow.
15 March: Wriggle Around the World - music from and about different countries and the story of the Gingerbread Man.

Recitals for Wrigglers has travelled across the globe to play for you - come and join the musical fun!

International Praise for Recitals for Wrigglers

"★★★★ - It's utterly beautiful." - The List

"Wriggle Around the World by Recitals for Wrigglers was a treat for children and adults alike" - Primary Times

Cast Bios

Louise Bevan (violin) and Clea Friend (cello) set up 'Recitals for Wrigglers' in 2014. Their aim was to create informal classical concerts for babies, toddlers and their parents. The concept has been so much fun to create and so well received that they now have eleven recital programmes with different themes that all include 'real' classical music which they perform live. They have performed sellout shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton International Festival and The Royal Palace of Holyrood, and perform concerts in and around Edinburgh and the south of England.

Louise Bevan studied at Trinity College of Music in London where she won several prizes and scholarships. Since then she has played live on BBC Radio 3, at the Brit Awards, for the Queen at Buckingham Palace, for a variety of film and theatre productions including the Royal Shakespeare Company.

She has played with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal National Orchestra of Scotland, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Louise was a member of the Archaeus Quartet until 2014 when she moved to Scotland and formed Recitals for Wrigglers.

Clea Friend studied music in Edinburgh and then focused on cello playing at Eastman School of Music in America. Since then she has gained an MSc in Music in the Community which has led to many exciting and rewarding projects with children and adults who have additional support needs.

She combines a freelance playing career (playing with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Royal National Orchestra of Scotland) with teaching and community music projects in Scotland and in the Balkans.

For more information on Recitals for Wrigglers, please head to their website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

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Wriggle Around the World

Genre: Childrens/Theatre

Origin: UK

Rating: G

Duration: 35 mins

Season: 2019

Dates & Times : 13 Mar, 15 Mar, 2pm


Adult: $20.00
Concession: $18.00
Child: $15.00
Family (4): $65.00

Companion Card holders welcome.

Venue: The Studio

HST are making every effort to make our performances accessible to all during the 2019 Adelaide Fringe. Accessible seating is available in The Studio.

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