CHoGM 2018 UKFind out about all our activities surrounding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 in London, UK
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We are very excited to announce a number of events surrounding the 2018 CHoGM in London. Events will be held not only in London but across the entire country as part of both CHoGM and the Commonwealth Week Celebrations.
Tuesday 17th April 2018.
The Princess Alexandra Hall, Royal Over-Seas League
Programme begins at 2.00 p.m.
Discussions to include…
- Music education and professional training for performers and composers
- Business opportunities and career information for musicians
- Outreach partnerships and projects
- Cross-cultural initiatives
- Commonwealth musical competitions and events
Distinguished, experienced speakers from diverse musical backgrounds
Short performances by Commonwealth musicians
Refreshments and networking opportunities
6.00 p.m. Drinks Reception in the Hall of India with music
7.00 p.m. Performance by ROSL’s prizewinning group ‘Kabantu’
The Forum can accommodate a maximum of 60
Please contact Alison Cox firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place
Further details and updates available on the Facebook event page
Commonwealth Young Musicians’ Concert
Thursday 19th April 2018, 7:30pm
St George’s, Hanover Square
A dazzling concert featuring the Commonwealth Festival Orchestra and Choir, The Purcell School’s pupil-led ensemble ‘Philomel’ and musicians from the Divine Symphony Orchestra, Nigeria.
Supporting victims of Hurricane Irma in Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica
Sound, Image, Movement – The Commonwealth
7:30pm, Friday 20th April 2018, 7pm
St James’ Church Piccadilly,
The Purcell School for young musicians flagship music tech show is being taken on the road for the first time. The concert will feature spectacularly talented young Commonwealth musicians and composers from the Purcell School, string players from Muson in Nigeria, Lorraine Lionheart & her ensemble from Botswana, the Anglo-Indian singer Gayatri Nair (as featured in The Voice on ITV), celebrated young guitarist Billy Watmon and ‘Drumming for Peace’ including more than 50 drummers from all over the Commonwealth! Absolutely not to be missed.
Updates and News from the CHoGM 2018 UK projectFind the latest information from our activities around CHoGM here
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