A Gala for St George  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST APRIL 2013

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A Gala for St GeorgeHead to the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 21st April to celebrate St George's Day with a superb selection of patriotic music. Presented by Chris Hollins, this Gala features the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and the Royal Choral Society, with soprano Claire Moore and conducted by Anthony Inglis. Popular English classics include Rule, Britannia!, There'll Always be England, We'll Meet Again, Chariots of Fire Theme and Land of Hope and Glory. More highbrow offerings come from Adams (The Holy City), Walton (Crown Imperial), Elgar (Nimrod from Enigma Variations) and Handel (See The Conquering Hero Comes), while there is also poetry from Wordsworth and Betjeman.

 

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Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's iconic oval walls. One of London's most versatile venues, it is a favourite of performers from Jose Carreras to Kylie Minogue. More about Royal Albert Hall


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Black Stone CherryBlack Stone CherryThe four-piece who hail from Edmonton, Kentucky, perform hard rock material.2021-09-29T19:00:00+01002021-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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The Psychedelic FursThe Psychedelic FursThe post-punk outfit that originally formed in 1977 showcase their eight studio album and first album in almost 30 years, Made Of Rain.2021-10-03T19:45:00+01002021-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Patti SmithPatti SmithIconic, American punk-rock singer-songwriter and poet.2021-10-04T18:45:00+01002021-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Billy OceanBilly OceanThe multi-award-winning Trinidad and Tobago-born vocalist and guitarist, known for the songs Caribbean Queen, When The Going Gets Tough and Red Light, seamlessly blends rhythm'n'blues and pop.2021-10-11T18:45:00+01002021-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Rick AstleyRick AstleyThe chart-topping pop singer known for Never Gonna Give You Up performs a mix of classic hits from across his career.2021-10-18T18:45:00+01002021-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Cliff RichardCliff RichardThe singer performs his classic blend of easy-listening pop and rock'n'roll.2021-10-23T19:45:00+01002021-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Michael BoltonMichael BoltonThe New Haven-born singer performs his greatest hits.2021-10-25T18:45:00+01002021-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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