Tuesday, 2 July 2013

In aid of the Street Child World Cup

On Wednesday 10 July 2013 an impressive variety of young classical musical talent is performing at St. James's Piccadilly in aid of the Street Child World Cup, a UK-based charity supporting the rights of street children. The concert will feature the 2010 BBC Young Musician, pianist Lara Melda, and the keyboard finalist of the 2012 BBC Young Musician, Martin Bartlett. Also playing will be Martin Musical Fund Prizewinner, cellist Harry Gilfillan and former Yehudi Menuhin school student violinist Tatiana Gilfillan. The evening is to raise awareness and generate funds for the second Street Child World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil in March 2014.

Lara Melda will be performing Chopin's Nocturne in G, Op. 37 No. 2 plus piano music by Poulenc, Debussy and Chopin, then Martin James Bartlett, Harry Gilfillan and Tatiana Gilfillan will be playing music by Handel, Saint-Saens and Rachmaninov, including Rachmanoniv's Sonata for cello and piano in G minor op. 19.

The Street Child World Cup is a ten-day event in Rio which will bring together street children from 17 countries, including teams from Brazil, UK, USA, India, Pakistan, Sierre Leone, Argentina and Indonesia.
Further information from the Street Child World Cup website.

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