The Battle of Trafalgar
16 March 2020 Cadogan Hall, Chelsea
Regretfully cancelled because of the pandemic.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Benjamin Pope
Narrators: David Leonard as Admiral Nelson
ARC Dance Academy as ship's crew
Music by David Lyon
Script and Lyrics by Teresa Collard
The Battle of Trafalgar is an exciting musical re-enactment of this famous sea battle, featuring the ship's band (the RPO), Admiral Nelson (David Leonard), ship's crew (a troupe of dancers) and audience songs for all as the crew of HMS Royal Sovereign. Teresa Collard's script and lyrics, scrupulously researched for authentic details, excitingly re-creates the events leading to the historic battle, culminating in Nelson's death and funeral procession.
Sponsored by the Alpha Plus Group PLC
FIRE! - the story of The Great Fire of London
22 June 2020 Fairfield Halls, Croydon
Regretfully cancelled because of the pandemic
London Mozart Players
Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton
Script by Sarah Harding and Fern Dickson
Lyrics by Richard M Brown and Fern Dickson
The powerful story of the Great Fire of London related by Samuel Pepys and Jane, his maid. From the fire's modest beginnings to the high flames, inept commands of the King and the destruction and re-birth of a brighter and better London.