11 November 2018, 6.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
London SW7 2AP
11 November 2018 marks 100 years of Poland’s return to the Map of Europe – Poland’s Independence Day.
This unique concert will celebrate the Centenary, with some of the most poignant and well known Polish songs and music of the period. Poland’s finest artists will be singing not only their iconic contemporary songs but also songs from the ‘Solidarity’ era.
There will be music by Chopin, Paderewski, Górecki and Richard Addinsell’s Warsaw Concerto, The Silesian Polytechnic Choir will be joined by UK based Polish choirs to sing a medley of Poland’s finest war-time compositions – including the iconic Red Poppies on Monte Cassino. Choirs representing Polish Saturday Schools and the Scouting Movement will also contribute their youthful accent to the evening’s celebration.
Polish Regional dances will be featured by the Mazury Dance Company. Stephen Ellery will conduct The London Gala Orchestra. Kasia Madera and Grażyna Torbicka will host this once in a life-time evening.