Celebrity Carnival

Critics' choice

Pianist Lucy Parham presents a series of regular Sunday morning Coffee Concerts called Word/Play. The series begins with Celebrity Carnival for which she is joined by actors, writers, comedians, journalists and politicians for a morning of fun at the piano. Thirteen pianists each play a movement from Schumann's enchanting 'Kinderszenen' ('Scenes from Childhood'). Followed by a star-studded performance of Saint-Saens's 'Carnival of the Animals'. Hosted by Sean Rafferty.

The line- up for Celebrity Carnival:

Ed Balls (MP, Shadow Chancellor), 
Juliet Stevenson (actor)
, Oliver Condy (editor, BBC Music Magazine), 
Edward Fox (actor), 
Richard Godwin (journalist, Evening Standard)
, Richard Ingrams (journalist, editor, The Oldie)
, Alistair McGowan (actor), 
Alan Rusbridger (Editor, The Guardian), Simon Russell Beale (actor), 
Conrad Williams (novelist. Author of The Concert Pianist)
, Sarah Walker (presenter, BBC Radio 3)
, David Whelton (managing director, Philharmonia)
, Humphrey Burton (writer and broadcaster)
 and Niamh Cusack (actor).

Event phone: 020 7520 1490
Event website: http://www.kingsplace.co.uk