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Virus sees council turn Fairfield into a £43m rehearsal space

Our arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK, reports on how the council has belatedly come up with a handful of measures to see the Fairfield Halls at least partially come out of its covid-induced ‘hibernation’ A month after the venue management laid … Continue reading

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Verdi competition: Our winners are going to Fairfield Halls

The winners of our latest competition exclusively for subscribers to Inside Croydon are Dawn Assefa and John Chandler. They both receive a pair of tickets for the concert, next Saturday’s performance of Verdi’s Requiem, in a 150-voice concert given by … Continue reading

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Exclusive competition: Win tickets for Verdi at Fairfield Halls

Inside Croydon is delighted to be able to offer our latest great prize for our loyal readers – two pairs of tickets for the Croydon Philharmonic Choir and London Mozart Players’ performance of Verdi’s Requiem, to be staged at the … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Requiem, Croydon Philharmonic Choir, Oct 26

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Inside Croydon’s patrons qualify for 20% off concert tickets

You can save yourself £4.60 off the cost of your ticket for next week’s London Mozart Players’ gala anniversary celebration concert – and at the same time support independent, investigative journalism in Croydon. Fully paid-up patrons of Inside Croydon can … Continue reading

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London Mozart Players 70th anniversary launch, Sep 22

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London Mozart Players’ 70th anniversary launch, Sep 22

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The Planets, London Mozart Players, Upper Norwood, Mar 11

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Mozart to Malabar, LMP at Ashburton Hall, Feb 10

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London Mozart Players name Osrin as new board chairman

South African-born business psychologist Neville Osrin has been announced by the London Mozart Players as the new chairman of its board of directors, to lead the orchestra into its 70th anniversary next year. Osrin replaces Paul Archibald, the principal trumpet … Continue reading

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Virtuoso violinist Benedetti to perform for Croydon schools

The London Mozart Players is staging a concert featuring Nicola Benedetti this Sunday, January 7, at its new home at St John the Evangelist in Upper Norwood. The acclaimed Scottish-born virtuoso will perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D, conducted by … Continue reading

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London Mozart Players’ charity Christmas concert, Dec 16

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London Mozart Players in concert with Bach to Baby, Dec 3

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the first collaboration between the London Mozart Players and Bach to Baby, with a performance at St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood – the LMM’s new home – on December 3. The performance will … Continue reading

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Mozart Players’ launch concert, St John’s, Oct 23

The London Mozart Players have arrived in Upper Norwood, and are encouraging people to see them perform in their new home in a free concert at St John’s next month. The LMP offer an afternoon of music, art and performance … Continue reading

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London Mozart Players make the move to Upper Norwood

The London Mozart Players are moving offices next month to St John the Evangelist in Upper Norwood. With the temporary closure of the Fairfield Halls, the current location of their administration office, “this move will see the LMP become a … Continue reading

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Command performance will be Mozart Players’ royal celebration

The Earl and Countess of Wessex are to be the guests of honour at the final classical music concert to be held at the Fairfield Halls before its temporary closure for refurbishment. The Halls were opened in 1962 with a performance … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday Afternoon, London Mozart Players, Dec 6

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Mozart Players launch appeal to fund schools recording

The world premieres of Jonathan Dove’s For an Unknown Soldier played before sold-out audiences at Portsmouth Cathedral and the Fairfield Halls in November last year. The project and performances touched the heart of the Croydon community, bringing together the old … Continue reading

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London Mozart Players announce Sunday afternoon concerts

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Croydon choir celebrates centenary with Messiah concert

The Croydon Philharmonic Choir, 100 years old next month, is to celebrate its centenary with a performance of Handel’s Messiah at Fairfield Halls on Saturday December 6. The choir, 150-strong for the occasion, will be backed by the London Mozart … Continue reading

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Requiem has sounded for Mozart Players’ Croydon future

Turtle’s. The Mela. Nestle. The Warehouse Theatre. The Riesco Collection. Allders. The David Lean Cinema. Next, the London Mozart Players? It is looking increasingly likely that the London Mozart Players will soon be added to the litany of Croydon institutions that … Continue reading

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Mozart Players’ cut-backs forces managing director to leave

A further signal of how Croydon Council’s mishandling of the arts is having a detrimental impact on the whole of the local cultural scene – even among those organisations which benefit from the backing of the Town Hall Establishment – came through today … Continue reading

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Tired tribute acts represent poor value for £13m Riesco sale

The much-awaited programme from the Favoured Halls drops into the letter box at Inside Croydon Towers. What delights await us all in September and October? What exciting range of entertainment has been arranged for the people of Croydon after the … Continue reading

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Charity Commission to examine takeover of Fairfield Halls

The Charity Commission is to look into Conservative-run Croydon Council’s plans to take over the running of the Fairfield Halls and London Mozart Players. The Commission’s decision follows reports on Inside Croydon. Papers for the decision-making cabinet last month suggested … Continue reading

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Council announces plans for takeover of Fairfield Halls

Croydon’s Conservative-run Council wants to put professional wrestling and Roy “Chubby” Brown on the rates. At a meeting of the ruling Tory group’s cabinet tonight, proposals to take over the Fairfield Halls and the London Mozart Players will be discussed. … Continue reading

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