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RASPO at The Olympics - London 2012 Festival

RASPO performed at London's biggest outdoor festival to celebrate the 2012 London Olympics and welcome visitors to the capital.

The London 2012 Festival is the culmination of the four year Cultural Olympiad leading up to the Games. Presented by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson SHOWTIME worked with selected arts organisations, including CultureMix Arts to deliver a 'summer like no other'.

Watch part one of the 'behind the scenes' film of RASPO's Olympic journey

The fifteen piece orchestra toured outdoor events in Ealing, Barnet, Harrow, Hackney, Newham and at the BT London Live Site in Victoria Park.

The tour was a huge success for the Berkshire based orchestra and provided an opportunity to be part of the entertainment for a global event.

Press - Reading Post 28 July 2012

RASPO Showtime PR
Showtime press launch

RASPO at SHOWTIME - Barnet.  Photo by Tamara Arom-Hobbs

RASPO at SHOWTIME - Barnet. Photo by Tamara Arom-Hobbs

"... talented... professional and easy to work with"


London Outdoor Festival 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games


RASPO at SHOWTIME Central Park Finchley August 2012

Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra performed in shopping centres and parks across London to entertain visitors and residents during the Olympic Games.

RASPO party

Monica Cabral with Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra for Showtime Victoria Park London 2012

RASPO entertained Showtime audiences with the help of enthusiastic new dancer in residence Monica.