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Gala Concert in Aid of the MS Society

Friday February 24, 2012 at 19:30
Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square, London
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  1. Exulta, filia Sion - Claudio Monteverdi
  2. Final Duet, from L'incoronazione di Poppea, 'The Coronation of Poppea' - Claudio Monteverdi
  3. Vadoro pupille, from Giulio Cesare HWV 17 - George Frideric Handel
  4. Excerpts, from Ariodante HWV33 - George Frideric Handel
  5. Arias, from Semele HWV 58 - George Frideric Handel
  6. Excerpts, from Le Nozze di Figaro, 'The Marriage of Figaro' K 492 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  7. Soave sia il vento, from Così fan tutte K 588 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  8. Excerpts, from Die Zauberflöte, 'The Magic Flute' K 620 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  9. Quando m'en vo' soletta, from La Bohème, 'Bohemian Life' - Giacomo Puccini
  10. O mio babbino caro, from Gianni Schicchi - Giacomo Puccini
  11. Vilia, from The Merry Widow - Franz Lehár
  12. The Salley Gardens, from Folk Song Arrangements - Benjamin Britten
  13. She moved thro' the fair - Traditional
  14. Fair house of joy, from 7 Elizabethan Lyrics Op 12 - Roger Quilter
  15. King David - Herbert Howells
  16. Orpheus with his lute, from 3 Songs from Shakespeare (1925) - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  17. The sun, whose rays are all ablaze, from The Mikado (or The Town of Titipu) - Gilbert and Sullivan
  18. A wand'ring minstrel I, from The Mikado (or The Town of Titipu) - Gilbert and Sullivan
  19. Fly Home, Little Heart, from King's Rhapsody - Ivor Novello
  20. A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square - Manning Sherwin, lyrics by Eric Maschwitz
  21. We'll gather lilacs, from Perchance to Dream - Ivor Novello
  22. Serenade to Music - Ralph Vaughan Williams

This Gala Concert is in aid of the MS Society to support the amazing research which they are currently undertaking. A recent breakthrough in stem cell research has the potential of leading to a cure for this chronic, degenerative disease however, funds are needed to keep the research going. This group of professional musicians have therefore donated their time and talents to the cause!

You can expect a wonderful range of music from favourite opera arias and songs accompanied on the chamber organ and piano with the gorgeous Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music completing the evening.

Drinks will be served at the interval with donations gratefully received.

There will also be a raffle with prizes which have been kindly donated by Warner Music, Harmonia Mundi, the Royal College of Music, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Handel House Museum, the Wigmore Hall, PZC Beauty, a professional cake maker and two professional artists; bottles of champagne and wine and boxes of delicious chocolates amongst other prizes will also be on offer.

Raffle tickets are £2 each.

Please do not hesitate to call for tickets or further information.

Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square
146 Sloane Street
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