1 October 2009
Thursday 3 December 2009 at 7.30 pm
Cadogan Hall, Sloane Terrace, London SW1
Conductor: David Hill
Organ: Jane Watts
London City Brass
Percussion: David Corkhill
Percussion: Charles Fullbrook
The world-renowned Bach Choir will beraising the roof in festive song at their hugely popular Christmas concert at Cadogan Hall on Thursday 3 December, which raises vital funds for children’s health charity Action Medical Research.
Under the direction of David Hill, the combined voices of the 100-strong choir promise to leave you full of Christmas cheer. The first half of this charity concert will feature a programme of carols and uplifting Christmas music that is a specialty of the choir. Then after the interval the audience will have the opportunity to join in with some festive favourites.
The setting of Cadogan Hall, with its exquisite acoustics, will lend itself beautifully to this seasonal performance, making this a most spectacular and memorable occasion.
The charity Action Medical Research funds vital work that aims to prevent, cure or treat conditions that devastate the lives of many thousands of babies and children and their families. The charity is currently funding research into many serious diseases and conditions, including meningitis, pneumonia, cerebral palsy and premature birth, as well as supporting the development of new treatments and aids to improve the quality of life for disabled children.
The concert starts at 7.30pm with an approximate running time of two hours including interval. Tickets are priced at £35, £25 and £20. This event sells out every year so book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets are available at www.cadoganhall.com or by calling 020 7730 4500.
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For more information please contact:
Alice Channer, Community Fundraiser for London & the South East
Tel: 07855 016661
Clare Airey, Senior Press & PR Officer
Tel: 01403 327480
Action Medical Research is a leading national medical research charity specialising in children’s health. For nearly 60 years we have been instrumental in significant medical breakthroughs, including the development of the UK polio vaccine and ultrasound scanning in pregnancy. Our research helps babies and children affected by disease and disability. We are currently funding research into serious diseases and conditions, including meningitis, pneumonia and cerebral palsy. Our special appeal, Touching Tiny Lives, funds vital research to reduce pregnancy complications and premature birth, and improve care for sick babies. www.action.org.uk