Christmas Classics, with BLAKE & the London Philharmonic

Christmas Classics

with BLAKE, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Chorus

In Support of The Prince’s Trust – tickets from just £15

Friday 17th December 2010
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tickets are now officially on sale for a very special evening of classical Christmas music performed by BLAKE, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Chorus.

This is a truly wonderful and worthwhile event sponsored by Huawei Technologies , with at least £25,000 from proceeds going directly to The Prince’s Trust, the youth charity founded by HRH The Prince of Wales.

This will be the only opportunity to hear the world famous London Philharmonic Orchestra perform a programme at the Royal Festival Hall dedicated to Christmas classics. Enjoy the festive spirit with music from Prokofiev’s Troika from Lieutenant Kijé, excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Vivaldi’s Winter from the Four Seasons and excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, finishing with Hallelujah Chorus sung by the 120 voices of the London Chorus.

Joining them after the break will be BLAKE, twice nominated Brit-Award winners, who continue to wow top audiences around the world with their stunning blend of close harmony vocals and uniquely British onstage humour. Along with a selection of classics like Jerusalem and Nessun Dorma, they will perform magnificent versions of White Christmas, Silent Night, Johnny Mathis’s When a Child is Born and Harold Darke’s In The Bleak Midwinter.

This is a very rare opportunity to see and hear Blake, accompanied by one of the worlds top orchestras and choirs, in a magical concert setting which can seat up to 3000 people.

For tickets contact the Southbank Centre box office:
0844 875 0073, open 9am – 8pm, 7 days a week
Online at http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/find

7 COMMENTS

  1. colin begg said:

    Saturday, 18th December 2010, 1:20 am (GMT)

    Superb evening boys, Abide with Me was spine tingling and loved the fireworks, all in all a wonderful night well worth braving the icy pavements to get to.

  2. Michael Flannery-the Aussie! said:

    Tuesday, 21st December 2010, 1:48 am (GMT)

    A win win Situation! You and the Aussie Cricketers! Loved the evening! Great to be at St James concert and then Festival Hall. Word has gone out to the Parkes Radio Telescoope near the town Parkes, NSW. Australia where I was born and they are trying to trace the new stars! They have Sam Neill back on the job at The Dish! Happy Christmas and thanks for a great night! Await the new album-ever thought of doing your own version of The Long and Winding Road, The Lord Bless You and Keep You and The First time Ever I Saw Your Face and Elvis’ The Wonder of You! Go well!

  3. Angela Moore said:

    Tuesday, 21st December 2010, 11:53 am (GMT)

    This was a wonderful concert, one of the best I have ever been to.Blake you were fantastic and some of the numbers were so emotive and spine tingling! Worth going to London for and suffering the cold weather.You just get better and better!Thank you for your wonderful music.

  4. Minna Kataja (Finland) said:

    Saturday, 25th December 2010, 9:56 pm (GMT)

    Thank you for one of the best Christmas concerts ever, I am so glad I had this experience! After the concert I listened all of the songs in Youtube. I wish you will tour in Finland soon. All the best for you!

  5. Irena said:

    Tuesday, 4th January 2011, 2:00 pm (GMT)

    Come in Belgrade,Serbia!!!

  6. Karen S said:

    Thursday, 27th January 2011, 12:22 pm (GMT)

    It was an amazing night, I loved every second of it! Bring Him Home has always been a beautiful song, but you guys made me sob (in a good way)! Thank you for one of the best concerts I have ever been to. I just hope you are there again next year – I need to bring my family and friends to show you off!!

  7. LENNY CARROLL said:

    Monday, 7th March 2011, 10:26 am (GMT)

    chistmas Classics is there a CD?

    I enjoyed BLAKE TOGETHER, IS THERE ANYMORE CD BY BLAKE!

    Lenny Carroll

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