Lewisham Choral Society presents a sparkling selection of music for the festive season. The programme includes Gustav Holst’s Christmas Day, a choral fantasy on traditional carols, along with joyful music both new and old for choir and audience. Join them for mince pies and wine and start your Christmas celebrations in style!
Lewisham Choral Society is one of London’s most popular and accomplished community choirs. They perform regularly in Lewisham, at major venues including the Southbank Centre and Cadogan Hall, and have sung in Paris and Berlin. They also take part in community and charitable events, and as usual at Christmas, they will be singing carols under the Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.
Director and conductor Dan Ludford-Thomas leads several choirs and coached the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS and Citibank choirs in the BBC Series ‘The Choir’. He has recently been appointed as Musical Director of the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain. Pianist, Nico de Villiers, is a concert pianist, accompanist and vocal coach who performs widely across the UK and around the world. Organist, Martyn Noble, is currently Musician-in-Residence at Highgate School and is also sub-organist at St. James’s Palace.
Holst: Christmas Day is on at St Mary’s Church, Lewisham SE13 6LE. Time:
Saturday 15th December 7.30pm. Admission: £10, £5 students, £2 children