Chorus Festival 2012

Things to do, Festivals
This year, the Southbank Centre's annual Chorus Festival celebrates singing for social change. Events, many of which are free, include workshops and performances such as 'Singalong Oliver!' (Sat 7pm; £15, concs £7.50), with an expected crowd of 2000 joining in a singalong to the film at the Royal Festival Hall, the 'Saturday Warm-Up' (Sat 10.15am; free), a vocal warm-up led by Voicelab's Mary King, 'The Choral Platform' (Sat-Mon various times; free) with choirs responding to the theme of singing for social change, 'A Candle' (Sun 3.30pm; free), a performance by five choirs and readings of texts by international poets, 'Family Workshop with IGospel' (Mon 2.30pm; free, followed by a performance at 4pm), 'Inner Voices' Spem in Alium' (Mon 4.30pm & 5.15pm; free) featuring a choir drawn from inner-London secondary schools.


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