Fundraising concert in London’s Covent Garden on 27 September

A fabulous concert in Covent Garden was organised on Wednesday 27 September 2017at St Paul’s Church Covent Garden (the “Actors’ Church”), Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED


There were roof-raising performances by the winning choirs of this year’s Music in Offices Choir Competition. Choirs from Deloitte and MEC will sing a wide range of favourites, from Lennon and McCartney to Billy Joel and traditional spirituals.

This concert raised funds for The BEARR Trust! The organisers, The Brandenburg Choral Festival, donated £9 to BEARR for every ticket that we sold to our supporters.

Programme included:

Les Miserables medley | Kretzmer/Schonberg arr. P Crockford
Yesterday/Eleanor Rigby | Lennon and McCartney arr. P Crockford
River in Judea | Linda Marcus and Jack Feldman
Babethandaza/Siyahamba | Trad. African arr. P Crockford

Barbara Ann | Fred Fassert arr. Peter Hunt
And So It Goes | Billy Joel arr. Bob Chilcott
Hold Back The River | James Bay & Iain Archer
Oh Shenandoah | Anon arr. Ian Hankey
Take On Me | Waaktaa-Gamst/Furuholmen/Harket arr. O’Dwyer
Viva La Vida | Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin arr. Jens Johansen

  • BEARR collaborated with HealthProm, who also raised funds for their activities through their own ticket sales.

And about the choirs