PERFORMERS

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LONDON MOZART PLAYERS

Founded in 1949 by Harry Blech to delight audiences with the works of Mozart and Haydn, the London Mozart Players one of the world’s finest chamber ensembles, dedicated to harnessing the passion and talent of our musicians so our audiences can revel in the joy of world-class live performance.

The LMP has a unique musical pedigree; it’s rich history connects it to the greatest names in classical music, while its pioneering approach to music-making marks the orchestra as a leader in terms of outreach, education and diversity. The LMP is a versatile chamber orchestra of the 21st Century, dedicated to reaching new audiences with classical music.

www.londonmozartplayers.com

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Formed by local professional and talented amateur musicians, they pride themselves on being friendly and welcoming. Founded in 2012 by local composer and pianist Polo Piatti, Hastings Sinfonia performs music that is popular and easy to listen to, they include old classics, popular works, film music, opera highlights and new melodic works by living composers, their concerts are therefore ideal for people new to classical music as well as serious music lovers and normally perform to packed venues. Hastings Sinfonia enjoys taking part in community events such as the Hastings Midsummer Fish Festival and Pirates Day celebrations and was one of the hundred orchestras that took part in the  Battle Of The Somme Centenary Tour. 

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HASTINGS SINF0NIA - Leader: Adrian Charlesworth

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ST RICHARD'S CATHOLIC COLLEGE CHOIR Conductor: Beccy Byrne

With around 80 pupils who contribute weekly to performances, rehearsals, liturgical services, masses and concerts. They make their way down to the weekly rehearsals armed with beautiful voices and a whole lot of enthusiasm. Thankfully, our school has a wonderful singing culture established; singing is something that is celebrated and encouraged throughout the year in groups. The choir sings a wide range of different repertoires including musical theatre, jazz, pop, classical, hymns, Taize, and thoroughly enjoys the challenge of 4 part choral works. They are thrilled to be performing the wonderful multi-faith oratorio alongside Polo Piatti and the London Mozart Players.

 

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LONDON EUPHONY CHOIR - Mixed Choir - Leader:  Kathleen Linton-Ford

Euphony Voices were founded by Kathleen Linton-Ford in 2006. Their unique sound combines soloist-quality voices with a perfect blend. Singers include former Oxbridge choral scholars, current lay clerks, and graduates of the world's top conservatoires. The individual singers also work for choirs including the BBC Singers, Monteverdi Choir and Polyphony; and opera companies including Welsh National Opera, Opera Holland Park and Grange Park Opera. The choir have had several new pieces written for them, and recently recorded a CD of traditional hymns coupled with new lyrics. They have been featured on Absolute FM."

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POLO PIATTI - Composer & Artistic Director

Polo Piatti is an award-winning British-Argentine composer and concert pianist, and one of the very few high-profile international musicians concentrating exclusively on the creation, performance, and promotion of melodic, universally appealing classical music. Piatti believes very strongly that tuneful music is able to generate deep positive emotions, and in doing so, contribute greatly to a much better world today. Some of his latest commissions include his ‘Christmas Concerto' for Guitar & Orchestra his ‘Old World Concerto’ for Cello & Orchestra and very recently his Violin Concerto. Piatti is a member of the Royal Society Of Musicians Of Great Britain, the Ivors Academy, the British Music Writers Council and Patron of the British Music Society. He is published by Goodmusic Publishing and Impromptu Music. For more information please visit: polopiatti.com

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Anne Rebecca Højlund

Soprano

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Rebekah Jones

Alto

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Matthew Pochin

Tenor

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