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20 May 2016 19:00

Sir Nicholas Winton - A Celebration

Memorial Concert for Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 Czech children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, will be held on Friday 20th May 2016 at the St John’s Smith Square in London. The concert will feature readings by actors Jason Isaacs and Rupert Graves, and young musicians from the Birmingham Conservatoire. There will also be performances by professional musicians who are the children and grandchildren of some of the Kindertransport children whose lives Nicholas Winton saved and who would not be here, were it not for him. These artists are: Cellist Sara Lovell, pianists Karin Lechner and Natasha Binder, violinist Marianne Olyver.

Tickets: £18 (£5)
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Memorial Concert

Sara Lovell CelloKarin Lechner piano
Natasha Binder piano
Ian Shaw Organ
Alexander Baillie director
Rupert Graves reader
Jason Isaacs reader


Postcards from Europe
Marianne Olyver violin
Nigel Yandell piano

Pachelbel Canon
Smetana The Moldau
Sollima Vibrez! Violoncelles
Bruch Kol Nidrei
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileira No. 5
Fauré Élégie Op. 24
Chopin Mazurka
Schubert Fantasy for 4 hands
Suzi Fox Song Eman Balzar (Erwin Schulhoff)
Serenade Robert Dauber
Gypsy Carnival Trad. (arr. Krein)
Walford Davies & Sir George Dyson
RAF March Past

Words on active goodness by Sir Nicholas Winton
Hamlet Polonius to Laertes by Shakespeare
Yonder see the morning by A E Housman



St John´s, Smith Square, London SWIP 3HA


20 May 2016 19:00


St John's Smith Square, Glenart

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