CHoGM 2018 UK

Find out about all our activities surrounding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 in London, UK

What’s on?

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.

Events include:

Commonwealth Music Forum

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
Featuring…

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 tcr2015@btinternet.com 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

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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.

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Updates and News from the CHoGM 2018 UK project

Find the latest information from our activities around CHoGM here

Sound, Image, Movement – The Commonwealth

TCR's Commonwealth celebrations for CHOGM 2018 came to a spectacular conclusion at St James's Church, Piccadilly on Friday 20th April, hosted by TCR itself in collaboration with the Purcell School and many musical partners from all over the Commonwealth! The young...

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Commonwealth Young Musicians’ Concert

On Thursday April 19th, The Commonwealth Resounds hosted a wonderful Commonwealth Young Musicians' Concert in partnership with the Royal Society of St George and London Rotary. This very special concert took place at St George's, Hanover Square in the presence of the...

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A New Award for Cultural Enterprise!

On Wednesday April 18th, The Commonwealth Resounds was delighted to be able to collaborate with Arif Zaman, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network, and create a new award for women in the arts called The Commonwealth Cultural Enterprise Award...

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The world’s first Commonwealth Music Forum

On Tuesday 17th April 2018 between 2 and 6 p.m., The Commonwealth Resounds, in association with the Royal Over-Seas League, ran what we understand to be the first-ever Commonwealth Music Forum at ROSL’s beautiful Princess Alexandra Hall. Distinguished speakers,...

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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting – London 2018

The Commonwealth Resounds ran an ambitious, exciting programme of musical activities during CHOGM week (16 th - 20 th April 2018) and received many accolades from those who attended the performances and events. The Meeting of the CHOGM Forums – Tuesday 17th April The...

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Commonwealth Music Forum

We invite you to join us on Tuesday 17th April for an afternoon of musical lectures, presentations and discussion groups, interspersed with short performances by an outstanding cross-cultural recorder group Parandrus and other Commonwealth musicians at the Princess...

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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...

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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...

read more

Drumming for Peace

We are looking for drummers who play regularly - either by ear or who read music. All age groups and genders are welcome. They will have to be available for at least two full days for training and rehearsals - possibly 12 & 13 April. Performances will be during...

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