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A Celebration of Christmas helps raise funds for BTRC

Last week (10th December) saw the fourth annual Celebration of Christmas hosted by the Brain Tumour Research Campaign (BTRC) at All Saints Church in Fulham. Celebrities, carol singers and local residents with plenty of festive cheer came together for this event which was dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of brain tumour patients, as well as […]

University of London Symphony Orchestra concert – The Chairman Dances, 23rd November 2014

The first concert in the University of London Symphony Orchestra’s new season sees a programme of Shostakovich, Adams and Bernstein in a concert titled The Chairman Dances. Daniel Capps will return as musical director for this concert, which contains an ambitious and varied programme with plenty of virtuosic flair and emotional connection. Starting off with the pseudo jazz inflections, […]

It’s All About Piano! returns to the Institut français, 4th to 6th April

From 4th to 6th April 2014, the Institut français in London will celebrate the king of all musical instruments with its second piano festival, It’s All About Piano! Come down to discover the infinite possibilities offered by the black & white keys, from recitals to film screenings, kids activities, workshops and much more. Rising stars […]

‘Tell Me On A Sunday’ and ‘Putting It Together’ at St James Theatre in January 2014

News reaches us of a couple of fantastic musical theatre productions that will be held on our doorstep – at St James Theatre in Victoria – early next year. First up, Tell Me On A Sunday is on from 7th to 12th January 2014 starring Marti Webb, one of this country’s most popular musical stars […]

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season of concerts at Cadogan Hall and The Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra have recently announced the full listing of concerts for their 2013-2014 season at Cadogan Hall in Chelsea and the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington. There’s a wonderfully wide variety of artists performing this season, and the concerts include their usual special Christmas events in December. Read on below for details of […]

It’s All About Piano! at the Institut français, 22nd to 24th March

From 22 to 24 March, the Institut français in London will celebrate the king of all musical instruments with its very first piano festival, It’s All About Piano! Come and discover the infinite possibilities offered by the black and white keys, from recitals to jazz, film screenings, kids activities, workshops, a ciné-concert and much more. […]

Classical music concerts in Kensington & Chelsea in March and April

We’ve been informed of a couple of fantastic classical music concerts that are due to take place in Kensington & Chelsea in the next couple of months. The first features popular composer and conductor Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers at St Luke’s Church in Chelsea on Tuesday 12th March, whilst on Thursday 4th […]

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra extends their 2012-2013 series of concerts at Cadogan Hall

We wrote earlier this year about the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s magical series of concerts for 2012/13 at the wonderful Cadogan Hall in Chelsea. Excitingly, news now reaches us that six concerts have been added to the existing series, beginning with Martyn Brabbins conducting Sir Peter Maxwell Davies in March, through to Bernstein Night in June. The six […]

Have you been to The Troubadour recently?

We’re sure that many of you – locals and visitors alike – have been to the wonderful Troubadour on Old Brompton Road, SW5. Having opened almost sixty years ago and going strong ever since then, it’s definitely one of the area’s most iconic and famous spots to visit and is often also mentioned as one […]

Sound on screen – Quatuor Voce at Institut français, 4th December

As part of the Sound on Screen series, the Institut français will be presenting a special concert combining the music of Beethoven, Mahler & Schubert on the big screen with a live performance by Quatuor Voce plus guests Alexander Schmaltz (piano) and Diana Galvydyte (violin). The Sound on Screen series of concerts celebrates and explores the […]