Barbara Dickson to perform at Landmark Arts Festival of Song
By Teddington People | Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:17
The Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington this month announced its line up for the Landmark Festival of Song 2014 (LFOS) - two weeks of concerts celebrating the joy of singing. Featured artists will range from Barbara Dickson, whose hits include "I Know Him So Well", to top opera singers performing on behalf of Kingston-based children's charity Momentum. For the full line up and availability, see below:
LFoS Opening Night Concert:
Barbara Dickson + support
Sunday 2 November, 7.30pm
In this special acoustic performance Barbara, with her pianist Nick Holland, explores her catalogue of songs at an intimate level. Letting the words and melodies take ‘centre stage’, they will perform a wonderful range of material drawing on her folk roots, her latest exploration of the songs of Gerry Rafferty and some of her classic hit records.
Tickets: £22 sold out / £20 sold out / £15 (£20 sold out / £18 sold out / £13 LAC Members)
LFoS: Gwalia & London Welsh Rugby Club Male Voice Choirs
Tuesday 4 November, 7.30pm
A welcome return to the Landmark for the combined voices of two of London’s best Welsh male voice choirs who ‘wowed’ the audience at our 2010 Festival. Join the joint Gwalia and London Welsh Rugby Club Choir for a unique taste of Wales and beyond; guaranteeing a night of true 'hwyl' (passion) with their blend of traditional, modern and international songs.
Tickets: £15 / £14 concs (£13 LAC Members)
LFoS: The Armed Man – a Mass for Peace
Sunday 9 November, 5pm
A semi-staged performance of this moving work by Karl Jenkins, featuring professional soloists & musicians, a community chorus and dance students from local schools. The Armed Man charts the growing menace of a descent into war; the horrors that war brings and ends with the hope for peace, when "sorrow, pain and death can be overcome".
Tickets: £12 adults / £10 seniors, LAC Members / £7 U16s
LFoS: School Showcase Concerts
Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 November, 4pm & 7pm
Young people in school choirs from Richmond & Kingston come together to perform in non-competitive concerts, united by their love of the joy of singing. Each concert will feature up to four choirs.
Tickets: £2 adults / U16s free.
LFoS: Jim Moray Solo
Friday 14 November, 7.30pm
Jim Moray has one of the most wonderful voices on the folk scene and his guitar work is fabulous. He specialises in the traditional ballad form and his interpretation of traditional songs is very special. He will have you hanging on his every word as tales of wickedness, love and treachery unfold! “a fine multi-instrumentalist” – Telegraph “versatile singer … retaining the ability to surprise” – Guardian★★★★
Tickets: £15 / £12 U25s (£13 Landmark Members)
LFoS Closing Night Concert
The Momentum 10th Anniversary Opera Gala
Sunday 16 November, 7pm
Momentum is a charity based in Kingston upon Thames which supports children with cancer and life-limiting conditions. Their 10th Anniversary Gala Concert will feature solo performances from top opera singers, with a chorus comprising members of international companies. Book early, as it is usually a sell-out! All proceeds from this concert will go towards Momentum’s new programme to support bereaved families. www.moment-um.org
Tickets: £25 / £20
Note: £25 tickets ONLY available from the Momentum office on 020 8974 5931.