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Radio 2 Festival of Music


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First of five concerts direct from the Fairfield Concert Hall, Croydon
Robin Boyle presents Stars of Friday Night Is Music Night
Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra led by MARTIN LOVEDAY with star singers
Vivian Tierney , Evette Davis Alan Opie and the Stephen Hill
Singers featuring Instant Sunshine and the Fanfare Trumpeters from the Royal Military School of Music (Kneller Hall)
A bumper edition to start the festival, including the Tale of the Rebellious Sugar-Plum
Fairy for celeste and orchestra, a new song on Radio 2 presenters from Instant
Sunshine and the premiere of a Spot the Tune medley by ROBERT DOCKER.
(Given in association with Fairfield Croydon)
8.20-8.40* Interval
From the Sun Lounge of Fairfield, where entertainment is provided by the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble Producer BRIDGET APPS


Unknown: Robin Stapleton
Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Vivian Tierney
Singers: Evette Davis
Singers: Alan Opie
Singers: Stephen Hill
Unknown: Robert Docker.
Producer: David Rayvern Allen
Producer: Bridget Apps

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