Vivendiis Bringing Together Young French and British Musicians for a Major
Concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London
PARIS -- November 09, 2012
Regulatory News :
Vivendi (Paris:VIV), through its “Create Joy” solidarity program, is bringing
together young French and British musicians for a major concert on November 12
at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Vivendi is the sponsor of “Music for Youth”, the organizer of this event, an
association that promotes music among young people from disadvantaged areas in
Great Britain. In France, Vivendi is the partner of “Orchestre à L’Ecole” that
promotes the playing together of instruments in academic establishments.
The 30 “Orchestre à l’Ecole” pupils from Gorron in Mayenne are currently in
rehearsals with 30 of their counterparts from The Rochdale Orchestra in the
suburbs of Manchester where the young French people have been put up in
families. They are also meeting to discuss careers in music with
representatives of Universal Music Group. They will play together in a single
body, “The Dream Orchestra”, at the Royal Albert Hall.
With this initiative, Vivendi has brought about a genuine musical exchange
between young people on both sides of the Channel through these two
At the same time, Vivendi is also supporting an ambitious project devised by
“Music for Youth”. This is to bring together 650 young musicians, singers and
dancers from different areas of Bradford in a formidable “Vivendi Sounds
Bradford Massed Ensemble” that will interpret an original composition on
To follow the latest news about this project, consult the Facebook page of
“Create Joy”: www.facebook.com/TheVivendiCreateJoyFund.
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Vivendi combines being the world leader in video games (Activision Blizzard),
the world leader in music (Universal Music Group), the French leader in
alternative telecoms (SFR), the Moroccan leader in telecoms (Maroc Telecom
Group), the leading alternative broadband operator in Brazil (GVT) and the
French leader in pay-TV (Canal+ Group).
In 2011, Vivendi achieved revenues of €28.8 billion and adjusted net income of
€2.95 billion. The Group has over 58,300 employees. www.vivendi.com
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