Tower Bridge as a musical instrument

30 musicians to take part in free event

musical sculpture

Composer Samuel Bordoli has written a piece to be performed on London's Tower Bridge as part of the City of London Festival's 50th anniversary.


The work, Live Music Sculpture Two, will involve 30 musicians from the Royal Academy of Music performing along the length of the high-level West Walkway, 42 metres above the Thames. On 8 July from 7-9pm there will be a rolling performance of the piece.

Earlier in the day, Bordoli will also be performing one of his works at the Monument from 3-5pm.

'It is very exciting to have someone to compose music especially for Tower Bridge and the Monument,' said creative development manager for Tower Bridge and the Monument, Chris Earlie. 'His musical vision will offer visitors a unique experience.'

Bordoli, whose music has been performed by Brimingham Contemporary Music Group and the London Sinfonietta, is interested in creating musical sculptures in architectural spaces. He founded Live Music Sculpture in 2011.


Cecilia Stinton