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Prom season at St Jude’s promises a mix of jazz, choral music and family friendly concerts

28 April, 2018 — By Sebastian Taylor

Jacqui Dankworth brings a touch of cabaret on June 26

Tickets have gone on sale online for the Proms at St Jude’s Festival taking place between June 23 and July 1 in Hampstead Garden Suburb.

“Our 2018 musical programme is one of artistry, virtuosity and diversity,” says festival chairman Richard Clegg. “It includes world-class performers, young musicians, jazz and choral music, together with educational and family-friendly concerts.”

Festival highlights

Saturday June 23:
Mozart performed by the Aurora Orchestra with fabulous French pianist Cédric Tiberghien playing Mozart’s piano concerto No 13.

Sunday June 24:
Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro performed by Nevill Holt Opera and Royal Northern Sinfonia.

Monday June25:
Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore performed in a semi-staged Charles Court production with piano accompaniment.

Tuesday, June 26:
Jacqui Danksworth performs jazz-influenced programme including pieces from the Great American Songbook and cabaret songs by Kurt Weill.

Thursday June 28:
Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio playing Beethoven and Brahms.

Details at: www.promsatstjudes.org.uk

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