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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.