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Monday 29th September 2008

Adrian Snell returns with major production in St Paul's Cathedral

BRITISH Christian music veteran Adrian Snell will premiere The Cry: A Requiem For The Lost Child at St Paul's Cathedral on 16th November. The production is in aid of Save The Children and features music composed by Snell and directed by David Drummond. The Cry remembers children who've lost their lives or childhood because of warfare, armed conflict or ethnic cleansing. The lead vocalists in the production are Niamh Perry (BBC 1's I'd Do Anything) and opera star Mark Stone. They will be joined by violinist Jeanine Thorpe (BBC 2's Classical Star and Maestro), The London Oriana Choir, The London Oratory School Schola and keyboard player Dave Bainbridge (Iona). The performance will be introduced by the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and the production will feature a rap, specially recorded for the premiere, by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

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Posted by Wim in Rotterdam, the Netherlands @ 21:10 on Nov 18 2008

I was there, and it was beautyful.

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