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A Gala for St GeorgeHead to the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 21st April to celebrate St George's Day with a superb selection of patriotic music. Presented by Chris Hollins, this Gala features the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and the Royal Choral Society, with soprano Claire Moore and conducted by Anthony Inglis. Popular English classics include Rule, Britannia!, There'll Always be England, We'll Meet Again, Chariots of Fire Theme and Land of Hope and Glory. More highbrow offerings come from Adams (The Holy City), Walton (Crown Imperial), Elgar (Nimrod from Enigma Variations) and Handel (See The Conquering Hero Comes), while there is also poetry from Wordsworth and Betjeman.

 

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Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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