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In this issue
Event of the week
PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN WORLD PREMIERE
The London Philharmonic Orchestra is to join forces with former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo to give the world premiere of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, a new orchestral work for children, on 8 February at the Royal Festival Hall, narrated by the author.
Music of the week
NEW HOPE-SOLEBURY HIGH SCHOOL AT SOUTHWARK
The New Hope-Solebury High School Instrumental Program from New York, USA, consists of 90 performers aged 12-18, forming a chamber orchestra, choir and jazz band. The choir will be give a free concert on 9 February, in the beautiful surroundings of Southwark Cathedral.
Theatre of the week
HAPPY BIRTHDAY THRILLER LIVE!
As Thriller Live celebrates the start of its 7th year in the West End, the production recently became the 20th longest running musical in the history of the West End. John Maher, Adrian Grant, Tito Jackson and Gary Lloyd joined the birthday party at the Lyric Theatre.
Must see exhibition
RUBENS AND HIS LEGACY AT ROYAL ACADEMY
The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting the first major exhibition in the UK to examine Rubens‚Äô influence on art history. Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cezanne is an exploration of the artistic legacy of Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640), the most influential of Flemish painters.