Orkestra del Sol’s delightful reinvention of the brass band takes it’s diverse influences – ska, porro, calypso, klezmer and funk – and creates a living, breathing polka-ing, pogo-ing honkstep for the 21st century.

Trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, saxes, clarinet, accordion and two drummers weave a wonderfully original tapestry of sound: soaring horn lines, beautifully layered harmonies and an uncompromising rhythm section who deliver the meanest grooves with a twinkle in their eye!

Undoubtedly one of the best festival bands in the UK right now, Orkestra del Sol’s masterful blend of bombastic brass, good-time honkstep and tongue-in-cheek humour has wowed audiences all over the globe.

“Magnificent!”The Independent (UK)

“Utterly captivating”Songlines

“Orkestra del Sol showed just how brilliantly they’ve caught the Zeitgeist… their on-stage music-making and theatricality is irresistible”The Scotsman

Dates & Times

Last session: Fri 3 Jun 2011 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall

Orkestra del Sol

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