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XMA(E)S CAROLS CONCERT
Monday 11 December
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
In a nutshell
A wonderful charity night of Christmas Carols with Gioel and special guests, to raise money for MAES Therapy and Cittadinanza Onlus.
Gioel and her band are raising money for MAES Therapy, a charity that supports children with neuro-developmental movement disorders to achieve their maximum potential by providing them the highest quality specialist physical therapy. Proceeds will also go to Cittadinanza Onlus, an Italian charity supporting a day care centre in Vellore, offering rehabilitation and assistance to children and young people with severe neurological disabilities
What to Expect
A special live music acts, including Christmas Carols and international songs, a stand-up comedy act and much more!
Gioel is the acronym of the Italian songwriter/singer GIOvannardi ELeonora. In Italy she had the pleasure to share the stage with the most famous italian artists. In London she started a new original and dynamic project LONELY TOWN: propose to the British public their most famous hits that in the 60s were translated and reproduced in Italy. Songs performed in Italian and English languages are making the show very interesting and fun. She is a strong supporter of children charities
Costa Tancredi is a great bass guitar player, in UK he had the chance to share the stage with many artists including Eric Clapton, Amy Whinehouse, Pee Wee Ellis, Eliza Doolittle as well as less known acts that are the heart and soul of the capital's live music scene. He has played extensively in Uk as well as in Europe, North America and South Africa. While busy gigging he also studied at the Middlesex University graduating in 2007 in Jazz Music (BA).
Nick Marangoni is a drummer who has collaborated with a wide variety of artists, including: Soul Fiesta, Besureis, Cat’s Eyes, Rachel Zeffira, Xango, Tim Whitehead, Heather Small,James Fenn, Dave O'Higgins, The Capital Children's Choir, Imaani, Tasita D'Mour, Eugene Hideaway Bridges and Phil Guy, among others. In 2012 he was part of the team in charge of the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games and he performed in the Olympic Stadium with the legendary percussionist Evelyn Glennie. For the same event he recorded in Abbey Road studios "Caliban's Dream" by Underworld which became the main theme of the games.
Sam Rossini is a special working musician who is competent with a number of instruments Accordion, Keyboard, Organ, Guitar and the Piano which is his speciality. Varied musical styles including, Jazz, fusion, swing, reggae and classical, on stage and in the studio as a session musician. Since arriving in London he has set about creating collaborations with other musicians and has been working with a number of bands in live performance and composing in the studio. He is playing in several clubs and private parties around London
Fabio Crociati is a great guitarrist and he started to play when he was just 8 years old. In 2004 he enrolled at the Music Academy in Bologna and he passed all exams with the highest grades. In the 2012 he recorded his first album with the italian singer Gioel.
Caitlin Swanton: Training: Performance Preparation Academy (PPA), Musical Theatre Diploma, 2014-2017 Theatre Experiences: Mabel - PIRATES OF PENZANCE PPA (Christopher Howell), Gussie Carnegie/Meg Kincaid MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG PPA (Richard Mulholland), Ensemble/Choreographer ALADDIN Reamba Productions/Stratford Arts House (Max Reynolds), Frau Bergman SPRING AWAKENING PPA (Lewis Butler), Ensemble SUNSET BOULEVARD Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Alastair Knights), Ensemble LES MISERABLES: 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT Cameron Mackintish LTD/O2 Arena (Nick Morris)
Shakira Rattray: Training: PPA, Guilford, Accademy of Music and Sound. Theatre Experiences: Edith (role) in The Pirates of Penzance (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guilford), Beth (role) in Merrily We Roll Alomg (Bellerby Studio Theatre), Anna (role) in Spring Awakening (Bellerby Studio Theatre), Ensemble (role) in Can’t stop it – A new Musical (recording)
Nicola Avino: Training: Royal Welsh College. Nicola’s credits include Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Vivenne Kensington in Legally Blonde for Aberystwyth Art Centres, Production Singer for Seabourn Sojourn, Tiger Lily in Peter Pan for UK Productions (Pavillion Theatre, New Brighton; Blackpool Grand; Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells).
Things you should know
Doors will be open at 7pm, for a 7.30pm start
Suitable for ages 2+
This event is wheelchair accessible.