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Living Symphonies

Living Symphonies is a highly ambitious piece of new music that grows in the same way as a forest ecosystem, portraying the second by-second activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions.

A never-ending symphony of sound unfolds in real-time amongst the canopy, trees and undergrowth providing a remarkable new way for audiences to explore forests with their ears as well as eyes.
Watch a film about Living Symphonies.

Living Symphonies summer forest tour 2014

24 - 30 May

High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Suffolk

21 - 26 June

Top Lodge, Fineshade Woods, Northamptonshire

26 July - 1 August

Birches Valley, Cannock Chase Forest, Staffordshire

26 - 31 August

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Kent

For full details of the Living Symphonies project, how to visit and get involved check out

Brought to you in partnership

Living Symphonies has been created by artist’s James Bulley and Daniel Jones and is delivered in partnership with Forestry Commission England and Sound and Music. Living Symphonies is supported by Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Fund, Forestry Commission England, Sound and Music, PRSF and Bowes and Wilkins.Living Symphonies Partnership

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.