Philharmonia Britannica

The silent film ‘The Battle of the Somme’ was watched by half the British population when it came out in 1916. We will be screening this extraordinary film, on loan from the Imperial War Museum, accompanied by a live performance of the evocative score written by Laura Rossi.
Further info: http://www.laurarossi.com/live-music-to-silent-film/somme/

Time  7.30pm, Saturday 25 February

Place  St John’s Church, Waterloo,  SE1 8TY
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Tickets  £15, £12 (concs), £5 (U19s)

Fulham Opera

Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, sung in English, in Fiona Williams’s new edgy translation, set in 1960s London. With the Fulham Opera Chamber Orchestra, in a new orchestration by Ben Woodward.

Time  8.00pm, Tue 20 / Wed 21 / Fri 23 / Sun 25 March

Place  St John’s Church, North End Road, Fulham, SW6 1PB

Tickets  and further details at www.fulhamopera.com

Whitehall Orchestra

Tchaikovsky’s stirring 4th symphony, paired with two pieces by Walton – his popular coronation march ‘Crown Imperial’, and his violin concerto, played by our leader Nathaniel Vallois.

Time  7.30pm, Thursday 29 March

Place  St Gabriel’s Church, Pimlico, SW1V 2AD
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Tickets  £9 (£6 concessions), with group discounts available