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Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society presents

Choral Concert with Soprano Eliana Pretorian

Saturday 25 November
Pamoja Hall    7.30pm
Tickets £14 (£13 over 60, £5 under 16)   Book tickets

The Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society is excited to present this concert featuring international soprano, Eliana Pretorian, former principal artist at Glyndebourne, and conducted by Musical Director Robyn Sevastos.

The first half of the concert comprises Mozart's 'Solemn' Mass in C Major (K337). It was written in 1780 in Salzburg when Mozart was 24, and was in fact his last completed Mass. The second half will feature Eliana singing Mozart's Exultate Jubilate and arias by Mozart and Verdi. The choir will also perform pieces by Handel and Mozart and the concert will end with the magnificent Easter Hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni.

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Music at Sevenoaks presents

The Mighty Orchestra III

Friday 1 December
Pamoja Hall 7.30pm
Tickets £7    Book tickets

This concert celebrates the large ensemble playing which takes place at Sevenoaks School. The Symphony Orchestra, which will perform Schubert's 8th symphony, is supported by the younger Foundation Orchestra as well as the school's Middle School string orchestra, Sevenoaks Strings, and the school Wind Band. Members from all of these groups, and also some enthusiastic beginners, will join together for one spectacular performance of Luigi Denza's timeless classic, Funiculi, funicula. The Sennocke Consort will perform a selection of their Christmas material.

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SSTC Year 10 present

Great Expectations

Tuesday 5 to Saturday 9 December (no show Friday 8 December)
Sackville Theatre   7.00pm
Tickets £10 (£8 concessions)  Book tickets

A tale of wealth, poverty, ambition, rejection and love, Great Expectations is the story of Pip, an orphan whose life is changed when he meets an escaped convict in a churchyard, and is subsequently introduced to a mysterious elderly woman, and her beautiful ward. Neil Bartlett lovingly reinterprets Charles Dickens' dark, original Bildungsroman for the stage.

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Crash into Christmas

Friday 8 December
Pamoja Hall    7.30pm
Tickets £7 (Profits to charity)  Book tickets

Join the large Sevenoaks School jazz ensembles in a festive musical extravaganza. The Big Band will lead the celebrations with performances of Swing sensations and there is also a chance to hear the school's gospel choir, barbershop ensembles and saxophone quartets perform many other light popular favourites.

ROH CINEMA SEASON

Royal Ballet Encore (screening)

The Nutcracker

Sunday 10 December
Pamoja Hall   2.00pm
Tickets £18.50 (£17 concessions & £10 child/full-time student)   Book tickets

 

Peter Wright's nigh-on definitive production for The Royal Ballet ranks as one of the most enduring and enchanting versions of The Nutcracker. With its festive period setting, dancing snowflakes and enchanting stage magic, Lev Ivanov's 1892 ballet has become the perfect Christmas entertainment, with Tchaikovsky's sumptuous, sugar-spun music the most recognisable of all ballet scores. Approximate running time: 2 hours 15 minutes, including one interval.

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Kidenza, classical concerts for Kids, present

A Musical Feast with a Wolf and a Beast 

Sunday 17 December   
Pamoja Hall
2.00pm and 4.00pm
Tickets  Adults £15 Children £12 & Under 2s go free...BOOK TICKETS

The epic children’s classical music story of Peter and the Wolf, now written in rhyme by best-selling author Ann Bryant. A present day, truly contemporary way of learning the instruments of the orchestra, with a bird that tweets more in the human sense than the bird sense and a boy who isn't afraid of a wolf!

Accompanied by fabulous imagery to give a 3D experience, we also feature songs from Beauty and the Beast: this concert will bring together two tales as old as time!

Featuring the Kidenza Orchestra conducted by Steve Dummer
Pet...er and the Wolf narrated by Ann Bryant
Presented by Claire Lambert
Toby Stafford-Allen - The Beast
Isobel Lambert - Belle
Phoebe Horn - Lumiere
Mrs Potts - Emily McCredie

 

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Lydian Orchestra Present

Winter Concert

Thursday 21 December
Pamoja Hall 7.30pm
 
Tickets £15 (£6 under 21, £1 under 16)   Book tickets

The Lydian Orchestra's Winter Concert will feature the 2017 Sevenoaks Young Musician of the Year, pianist Peter Xie, who will perform Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2. The conductor will be Peter Young.

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Temenos Chamber Choir present

JS Bach B minor Mass

Saturday 10 March
Pamoja Hall   7.30pm
Tickets £20 (£10 Under 18s)   Book tickets

Temenos Chamber Choir will celebrate their 30th anniversary by performing the B Minor Mass by JS Bach in the Pamoja Hall. This performance of Bach's masterpiece of Christian art celebrates the formation of Temenos 30 years ago.

Directed by Patrick Craig, the choir will be joined by soloists Rebecca Outram, Robin Blaze, Nick Pritchard and Edward Grint with professional baroque instrumentalists The St Cecilia Players