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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Christmas Cracker

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Performers

Nick Davies
conductor
Emma Hatton
vocalist
Oliver Tompsett
vocalist

Christmas isn’t the same without attending the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Christmas Cracker. This fun, festive concert is back for two performances of glittering Christmas songs, seasonal music and sing-along carols, featuring West End stars Emma Hatton (Wicked) and Oliver Tompsett (Guys and Dolls).

This sparkling programme includes: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, White Christmas, The Christmas Song, Sleigh Ride, Jingle Bells, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, and many more!

As the beautiful Christmas tree illuminates Cadogan Hall’s stage and mulled wine is served to complement the wintry weather, there will be no doubt in your minds that Christmas has well and truly begun!

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2018-19 Resident Season

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