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London Light Music Meetings Group presents...


on Sunday October 9th. 2022
at The Lancaster Hall Hotel,
35 Craven Terrace, London W2 3EL

Doors open: 1.30pm, Programme: 2pm - 6pm

The event includes presentations using recordings.

Our special presentation features the composer and pianist Robert Docker. We will welcome his daughter, Beverley Docker Whitefoord, who will – in conversation with Tony Clayden – discuss his life and work, and play a selection of recordings of his compositions and arrangements, many of which were written specially for BBC broadcasts.

Admission fee: £12 includes refreshments during the first interval
A selection of CDs and Books will be available for sale

Nearest stations: Paddington (main line),
Paddington and Lancaster Gate (Underground)

On-street parking nearby and very limited spaces in
the hotel car park @ £10 per vehicle

Further details from Tony Clayden
email: tony@londonlightmusic.org.uk
telephone: 020 8449 5559

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May 2022

It’s A Musicals Year!
19-27 May 2022

Thursday 19/5

** 6.15 pm Matt Monro: A Portrait Of** (Talking Pictures, Freeview 82)

Friday 20/5

** 7 pm The Perry Como Show, with the Mike Sammes Singers (1971)**

Saturday 21/5

8.45 pm Les Miserables: gala 25th Anniversary performance (Sky Arts)

Sunday 22/5

9.30 am Oliver! (1968) (Great Movies Classic, Freeview 52)
1 pm EP On Sunday (Radio 2)
4.45 pm Half A Sixpence reinvented by Julian Fellowes (Sky Arts)
7 pm Sunday Night Is Music Night: Music inspired by the Grimm Brothers – a classical concert featuring the BBC CO c.b. Nick Davies (Radio 2)

Monday 23/5

6.30 pm Andre Rieu in Maastricht (Sky Arts)

Tuesday 24/5

6 am A John Williams Celebration (Sky Arts)

Wednesday 25/5

7 am Hollywood In Vienna (Sky Arts)
10.10 am Oliver! (1968) Great Movies Classic

Friday 27/5

** 7 pm Tony Bennett at the London Palladium (2011) with Cleo Laine & Leona Lewis ** (BBC4)
10 pm Showstoppers! with Mahalia Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, Tom Jones & Dusty Springfield (BBC4)
11 pm Gregory Porters Popular Voices Mahalia Jackson & Ella Fitzgerald (again) plus Whitney Houston, Maria Carey and Freddie Mercury (BBC4)

E & OE

Anthony Wills

May 2022

Aspidistra Drawing Room Orchestra
Annual Concert at Lauderdale House

Sunday 12th June 2022 at 2.30pm

This year, the concert will be dedicated to the memory of Ana Arnold, the orchestra's flautist who sadly died in February in a road traffic accident. They will be playing some of Ana’s favourite compositions and some of the music she arranged for them.

A full appreciation of Ana's life and work may be found here.

Venue : Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, N6 5HG. starting at 2:30pm (doors open at 2.00pm)

Haydn Wood - Day Dreams
Irving Berlin - Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Reginald King - Fair Star of Evening
Jerome Kern - Who?
Adalgiso Ferraris - Souvenir d’Ukraine
Anatol Provaznik - Valcik
Abe Holzman - Hunky Dory
Charles Chaplin - Eternally
Henry Krein - Café Bonheur
Harry Wood - Il Seraglio
Enrique Santeugini - Girl from Cuba

Tickets must be purchased via Lauderdale House so please follow this link for full information and to book your seats. Tickets at £10 (£9 concessions / children £6)

May 2022

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For Your Diary: a further 'Music afternoon' event at the Museum is arranged for
Saturday 15th October 2022

May 2022

A new Hospital Radio fund raising CD
compiled by Steven Wills

Intermission Accomplished
European Sound Stage Orchestra

Featuring the music of Brian Bennett, Alan Hawkshaw, Keith Mansfield, Johnny Pearson and many others from the KPM music library.

Full CD details can be found on Amazon here or click on the CD cover above

January 2022

1952 - A Royal Year

Steven Wills celebrates The Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a programme of music from 1952

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