classical music

Lewisham Music Summer Gala

Part of Classical music

Revel in the energy of Lewisham’s young people at an exuberant event showcasing their musical talents, under the baton of Clare Caddick.

The performance features the premiere of a work for massed choirs. Endurance, by composer and workshop leader James Redwood and librettist Hazel Gould, is a brand-new vocal work for 1000 singers.

Lewisham Music is the lead music education hub organisation in the south London borough of Lewisham. Working together with artistic, community and school partners, they support progression pathways and music-making opportunities for young people at every stage of their musical development.


(Greenvale School & Bonus Pastor Catholic College) Lewisham Open Orchestra
Gary Day director
Arthur Lea director, keyboard
Vocalize (Sedgehill School)
Andy Gilbert director
Prendergast School Choir & Orchestra
Jane Bodenham director
Michael Humphrey director
Lewisham Schools Brass Band
Lewisham Schools Concert Band
Dave Howell director
Sam Becker director, wind
Rathfern Primary School
West African Djembe Drumming & Dance
Remi Uzdras director (music)
Vanessa Guevara director (dance)
Jaqueline Uzdriene director (dance)
Clare Caddick conductor
Abimaro Gunnell narrator
Robert Hayward bass-baritone, Ernest Shackleton
Daniel Osei Kuffour Perce Blackborow
David Brinkley trumpet
Theo Tsoumanis bass guitar
Nigel Thompson percussion
David Holmes percussion
Lewisham Schools Massed Voices
Singers from Bonus Pastor Catholic College
Singers from Conisborough College


Christina Perri: The reason I'm human arr. Lewisham Open Orchestra
Mira May: Nobody
Rihanna: Diamonds
Jim Jacobs: Medley from Grease arr. Michael Story & Michael Humphrey
Pasek & Paul: This is Me from The Greatest Showman arr. Michael Humphrey
Matt Kingston: La Bombonera
Bernstein: Mambo from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Quincy Jones: Soul Bossa Nova arr. Peter Hayward
Traditional: Moribayassa
James Redwood: [with Hazel Gould]: Endurance (World premiere)

Dates & times

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Royal Festival Hall


£10 - £18
Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)
£10, £14, £18


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Groups of more than ten receive 10% off tickets, and groups of more than 20 receive 15% off tickets to this performance. Discount applies only to full price tickets in the £14 price band. Please contact our Ticket Office on 0203 879 9555 to book.