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St Christopher’s serve up a brilliant series of concerts for 2011

Throughout 2010, on the first Thursday of every month, St Christopher’s Hospice has hosted the Dame Cicely Saunders Concert Series – classical, folk and  jazz music from the very best in the business. Now St Christopher’s has announced their line-up for 2011. And it’s  even better than 2010.

Here is a quick look at the first six months concerts for 2011:

Thursday 6 January –  Robert Cohen (one of the “foremost cellists of our time”) with Elizabeth Burley

Thursday 3 February – The Alba String Quartet, one of the UK’s leading ensembles

Thursday 3 March – Jana Frenklova, Czech pianist who records regularly for Radio 3

Saturday 26 March – The Zenoria Trio, combine classical, jazz and folk influences

Thursday 7 April – Branco Stoysin Trio, jazz with a Brazilian influence

Thursday 5 May – Sarah Walker, one of the voices of Radio 3 talks and plays piano

Thursday 2 June – Martin Pyne and Busnoys, jazz vibraphone player with trio

And don’t miss the last concert of the 2010 season:

Thursday 2 December 2010 

Joglaresa: “ Folk Carols of England and Ireland.”
Ancient and spell-binding Yuletide song ringing with echoes of winter pagan festivals. Reworkings of well-known carols

Belinda Sykes : vocals, bagpipes, dirrector.   Jeremy Avis   :  vocals.
Mick Sands vocals, bodhran, flute.   Jim O’Toole  :   fiddles.
Jean Kelly     :   clairseach.             Tim Garside  :   percussion, dulcimer.

The 2011 concerts will be held in the Dame Cicely Saunders Room at the hospice. Tickets are just £12 and include canapés and a glass of wine during the interval.

To reserve your place at one of these exclusive concerts, or to receive a leaflet with further details, please contact Debbie Calvert at or on 020 8768 4747 (Monday to Fri 10am-4pm). Money will be payable at the door. If you cancel a reserved place please let them know as numbers are limited.