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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
 

Deadpan musical humor and spot-on interpretations of film scores, pop classics and more.


Spaulding Auditorium

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“Unabashed genre crashing antics. Nothing is spoof proof.” Sunday Times, London

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What began 30 years ago as “a bit of fun” has since kept this “plucky” orchestra entertaining audiences worldwide. Enjoying outsized success playing pint-sized instruments, the “Ukes” cross genres and upend expectations with toe-tapping charm. You’ll want to be in the audience when they come marching in, sporting their deadpan British humor and spot-on musical interpretations of film scores and avant pop classics from Ennio Morricone to Nirvana.

Post-performance discussion with the artists

Strum along with The Ukes!
Are you a ukulele player? Bring your instrument and play along on 500 Miles, by Scottish folk-punkers The Proclaimers. Polish your skills beforehand with this chart; letters represent chords, and each box represents four beats.

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ARTIST WEBSITE

Visit The Ukulele Orchestra’s website to learn more.

TOP OF THE HOP BAR

Free pop-up performances, talks, exhibitions, plus $1 off one drink with your Hop ticket, day of show. TOH Bar Hours

PRESS RELEASE

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain—described as “one of the most admired pianists of his generation” by the New York Times and as “a poet of the keyboard” by the UK’s Evening Standard—makes his Hopkins Center debut with an intriguing program of “musical moments” by Schubert, Rachmaninoff and Israeli composer Avner Dorman, on Wednesday, April 25, 7 pm, in Spaulding Auditorium of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College.

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain; all photos by Marco Borggreve.