Royal Albert Hall Announces Their May 2009 Listings

Royal Albert Hall Announces Their May 2009 Listings

ROYAL Albert Hall
May 2009 Listings

Box Office: +44 (0)20 7589 8212 Open 7 days a week 9:00am - 9:00pm
Online booking is available for most events. Please visit the website: www.royalalberthall.com

COLOUR YOUR WORLD

Thursday 30 April- Friday 1 May, 10am

The two-day Colour Your World Women's Conference returns to the Hall with a mixture of worship and teaching from speakers such as Priscilla Shire, J.John and Brooke Fraser.

Tickets: £52.50 or £105 for the two days. Tickets can be purchased through www.hillsong.co.uk

Presented by: Hillsong Church

STARS IN THE ROUND

Saturday 2 May, 7pm

Offering a 360-degree performance from the best amateur British dance troupes, Mardi Gras Promotions return once again to fill the Hall with the finest young talent from across the UK.

Tickets: £36-£20

Presented by: Mardi Gras Promotions

Ignite Brunch- MATICES LATINOS

Sunday 3 May, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

Latin American folk and popular dance music with an inclination towards a strong African presence.

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

JOE BONAMASSA

Monday 4 May, 7.30pm

Guitar virtuoso, vocalist and songwriter Joe Bonamassa performs his Signature Sound of contemporary rock ‘n' roll inflections, traditional blues melodies and textured acoustic tracks.

Tickets: £45- £20 (limited availability)

Presented by: Paul Crockford Management

CHRIS DE BURGH

Tuesday 5 May, 7.30pm

Chris de Burgh is renowned for his vivid storytelling, powerful anthems and heartfelt ballads. He will showcase tacks from his new album ‘Footprints' whilst also performing many of his classic hits.

Tickets: £50-£30

Presented by: Kennedy Street Enterprises

TABLE TENNIS MASTERS

Thursday 7 May, 7.00pm

The Table Tennis Masters is contested by the cream of the world's top players including Jean Michel Saive and Chen Weixing and rising English stars, Darius Knight and Paul Drinkhall.

Tickets: £25- £5.

Presented by: Greenhouse Event Ltd

Ignite- THE HUCKLEBERRIES

Friday 8 May, 12.00 noon

Café Consort- Door 12

A dynamic mix of folk, bluegrass, Latin, Eastern and Celtic music combined with global dance rhythms.

Tickets: Free Entry

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

FILMHARMONIC

Friday 8 April, 7.30pm

A celebration of film music including timeless classics and popular themes from some of today's biggest blockbuster scores!

Tickets: £50- £10

Presented by: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

THE SCRATCH VERDI REQUIEM

Saturday 9 May, 7.30pm

Join the Really Big Chorus and English Festival Orchestra, conducted by Brian Kay, for one of the most thrilling pieces in the choral repertoire.

Tickets: £34-£15. For singing tickets, please visit www.trbc.co.uk or telephone 01242 679 700

Presented by: The Really Big Chorus

Ignite Brunch- DANIEL REDDING TRIO

Sunday 10 May, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

An exciting and dynamic range of jazz styles, from ‘40s Ellington tunes to modern arrangements.

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

STARS IN THE ROUND

Sunday 10 May, 7.00pm

Programmed as Saturday 2 May

Tickets: £36- £20

Presented by: Mardi Gras Promotions

MORRISSEY

Monday 11 May, 7.30pm

Described by music magazine NME as ‘one of the most influential artists ever', Morrissey has enjoyed a successful solo career after rising to prominence in alternative rock band, ‘The Smiths'.

Tickets: £42.50- £30 (limited availability)

Presented by: SJM Concerts

THE CLASSICAL BRIT AWARDS

Thursday 14 May, 8pm

Now in its tenth year, this glittering gala event presents many of the world's finest classical musicians performing under one roof. Hosted by Myleene Klass, these awards have become the annual jewel in the classical music crown.

Tickets: £65- £20

Presented by: British Record Industry Trust

Ignite- KATYA GORRIE

Friday 15 May, 12.00 noon

Café Consort- Door 12

Jazz singer and songwriter who performs her trademark standards with special guest and international jazz pianist, Dave Newton.

Tickets: Free Entry

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

Eric Clapton

Saturday 16, Sunday 17, Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22, Saturday 23, Monday 25, Tuesday 26, Thursday 28, Friday 29 and Sunday 31 May, 7.30pm

After a series of sold-out 2008 shows across North America and Europe and three years since his last visit to the Royal Albert Hall, the world's most famous guitarist will return for 11 shows.

VIP box packages are available. Please ask the Box Office for details. For corporate hospitality, please contact Kirsty Mallinson at kirstym@royalalberthall.com or on 020 7959 9507

Tickets: £85- £35 (limited availability)

Presented by: 3A Ltd

Ignite Brunch- PARRY RAY

Sunday 17 May, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

This stylish singer performs jazz, blues and Latin standards with sentiment and emotion.

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

NICK LOWE

Monday 18 May, 8pm

Nick Lowe is a pivotal figure in the UK pub rock, punk rock and new wave scene. He will be supported by Ron Sexsmith.

VIP packages are available. Please ask the Box Office for details.

Tickets: £37.50- £28.50

Presented by: 3A Ltd

Jackson Browne

Thursday 21 May, 8pm

Café Consort- Door 12

American rock singer-songwriter and musician Jackson Browne comes to the Hall as part of his ‘Time The Conqueror' world tour.

VIP packages are available. Please ask the Box Office for details.

Tickets: £50- £32.50

Presented by: 3A Ltd

Ignite Brunch- GUERILLASOUND

Wednesday 27 May, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

An eclectic trio who mix contemporary rock tunes with fragile acoustic ballads.

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

GEORGE THOROGOOD

Wednesday 27 May, 7.30pm

George Thorogood and his band the Destroyers came out of Delaware in the ‘70s as a jarringly high-energy bunch playing raucous blues-rock covers. He now comes to the Hall to showcase his unique talent.

VIP packages are available. Please ask the Box Office for details.

Tickets: £33- £22.50

Presented by: 3A Ltd

Ignite- MYRDINN

Friday 25 May, 12.00 noon

Café Consort- Door 12

With a passion for the clarinet and guitar, Myrdinn has created his own original and unique style of contemporary flamenco.

Tickets: Free Entry

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

BLOWERS- 70 NOT OUT! AN EVENING WITH HENRY BLOFELD

Saturday 30 May, 7.30pm

BBC Test Match Special commentator Henry Blofeld, the current ‘voice of cricket', celebrates his 70th year with his side-splitting one-man show in which ‘Blowers' trawls through his extraordinary life.

VIP packages are available. Please ask the Box Office for details.

Tickets: £37.50- £25

Presented by: 3A Ltd

Ignite Brunch- JIM BLOMFIELD TRIO

Sunday 31 May, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

Contemporary jazz standards that reflect a wide range of musical influences including rock, classical and Latin.

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

reflect - Free Exhibition Series

Free Entry when attending a performance or on the open days listed. Enter through Door 1.

Tuesday 21 April- Sunday 24 May

UNORDINARY PEOPLE

Unordinary People is an exhibition celebrating the self-expression and creative vitality of young people the World over. The show will feature an eclectic selection of rare and exclusive cultural photography, video and essays sourced from all around the World. Unordinary People documents the history, lifestyles, fashions, hairstyles, music and subcultures of young people from the 1960s to the present day providing a fascinating insight into the lives, circumstances and concerns of their subjects.

PYMCA is the World's leading youth music culture archive and was established over a decade ago by Jon Swinstead. His aim was to create a collection of images that captured the real essence of life as a young person.

For further information on Unordinary People please call us on 020 7251 8338 or email info@pymca.com

Free open days:

Friday 15 May 6pm-9pm

Saturday 16 May 10am -2pm

Sunday 17 May 11am -3pm

Saturday 23 May 10am-2pm

There is a talk in support of this exhibition on Thursday 23 April. Please ask the Box Office for details or visit www.royalalberthall.com
Presented by: PYMCA and the Royal Albert Hall

 

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