Christopher Eccleston in Ten Pieces Secondary

Christopher Eccleston

BBC Music has announced the presenters for its brand new Ten Pieces Secondary film, which will launch for schools in cinemas across the UK in October. Commissioned and produced by BBC Learning and delivered in conjunction with the BBC Performing Groups, the project is designed to introduce a generation of children to classical music and has been extended to secondary schools with a new selection of music for students and teachers to explore.

Christopher Eccleston (The Ninth Doctor) will be introducing Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre by Wagner, the actor said: "I’m delighted to be involved and to be riding with Wagner and his Valkyries is very thrilling." Watch him in the trailer below.

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The film is designed to act as a gateway to orchestral music, taking young viewers on a journey and making them hungry to explore and experience classical music through new eyes and ears.

Nationwide screenings of the film during the week of 5th October.