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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

Performers

Mary Carewe
vocalist
Michael Dore
vocalist

Christmas isn’t the same without attending the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Christmas Cracker. This yuletide concert favourite is perfect for families and audience members of all ages, with Mary Carewe and Michael Dore singing such merriments as Have Yourself a Merry Christmas, Mary’s Boy Child, Sleigh Ride, The Little Road to Bethlehem – not forgetting the sing-along carols. With Cadogan Hall lit up like a Christmas tree and the delights of mulled wine being served, this is the ideal event to start your annual festivities.

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2014-15 Resident Season

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