26 October 2015
Who Readings from Dame Diana Rigg, further names TBC
Performances from classical pianist Janina Fialkowska, baritone Benjamin Appl, accordionist Martynas Levickis, supported by London Contemporary Orchestra
When Thursday 3rd December, 7pm (doors at 6.10pm)
Where The Royal Military Chapel (the Guards Chapel), Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, SW1E 6HQ
Macmillan Cancer Support invites you to attend its prestigious Guards Chapel Christmas Carol Concert this year on Thursday 3 December. Hosted by Macmillan Vice President Martyn Lewis CBE, the soiree will include readings from a variety of Macmillan’s celebrity supporters, such as Dame Diana Rigg, as well as music from some of the classical world’s most talented stars.
The perfect way to kick off the Christmas season, performances will include world-renowned classical pianist Janina Fialkowska, rising baritone star Benjamin Appl and Lithuanian accordionist Martynas Levickis, who will each perform for guests in the beautiful setting of the Guards Chapel, supported by the London Contemporary Orchestra. The audience will also be invited to join the Royal Military Chapel Choir in singing festive carols.
One of the most prestigious events in Macmillan’s annual calendar, the evening is sponsored by BMO Global Asset Management and all funds raised will go to help ensure that no one faces cancer alone.
For further press information, please contact:
Media and PR Officer (Fundraising)
DD: 0207 840 4974
Notes to Editors:
About Macmillan Cancer Support
When you have cancer, you don’t just worry about what will happen to your body, you worry about what will happen to your life. Whether it’s concerns about who you can talk to, planning for the extra costs or what to do about work, at Macmillan we understand how a cancer diagnosis can take over everything.
That’s why we’re here. We provide support that helps people take back control of their lives. But right now, we can’t reach everyone who needs us. We need your help to make sure that people affected by cancer get the support they need to face the toughest fight of their life. No one should face cancer alone, and with your support no one will.
To get involved, call 0300 1000 200
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