Pilots wait near their dispersed aircraft at a Coastal station

Royal Air Force in Concert

Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary Commemoration

Featuring the Royal Air Force Bands, Royal Air Force Squadronaires and the Salon Orchestra

This year's prestigious Royal Air Force in Concert Tour officially commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with an exciting and nostalgic programme of music that will conjure up the atmosphere surrounding Britain's 'finest hour'.

Conductor:

Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs

Vocalists:

Flight Lieutenant Matthew Little and soloist Emer McParland.

Comperes:

Radio 2 presenters Ken Bruce (London Only), Alan Dedicoat or Lynn Bowles.

Musical highlights include:

Fighter Command March, Battle of Britain March, A Foggy Day in London Town, Rhapsody in Blue, We’ll Meet Again, The White Cliffs of Dover and a finale of classic wartime favourites.

For more information about the tour see:http://www.airtattoo.com/Concerts-and-Events/RAF-in-Concert

For a sample of the musical programme see: http://www.airtattoo.com/Files/rafcte_tour%20cd%202010_sampler.mp3

October 2010

Saturday 23 October - The Sage, Gateshead

Sunday 24 October - International Centre, Harrogate

Thursday 28 October - Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sunday 31 October - Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

November 2010

Sunday 7 November - Theatre Royal, Norwich SOlD OUT

Sunday 21 November - Colston Hall, Bristol

Wednesday 24 November - The Barbican, London*

Thursday 25 November - The Anvil, Basingstoke SOLD OUT

Friday 26 November - Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

Saturday 27 November - Ipswich Regent, Ipswich

December 2010

Thursday 2 December - Royal Theatre, Nottingham

Saturday 4 December - Lighthouse, Poole

Sunday 5 December - Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Musical highlights include: Fighter Command March, A Foggy Day in LondonTown,

We’ll Meet Again and a finale of classic wartime favourites.


Ticket prices:


£14.50 £17.50 £20.50 *London Ticket prices £15.00 £20.00 £25.00 £30.00 £35.00

10% discount for groups of 10 or more • All performances commence at 7.30pm


Booking Office details:

The Sage, Gateshead (Sat, Oct 23) Box Office: 0191 443 4661;
International Centre, Harrogate (Sun, Oct 24) 0845 130 8840;
Symphony Hall, Birmingham (Thurs, Oct 28) 0121 780 3333;
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester (Sun, Oct 31) 0161 907 9000;
Theatre Royal, Norwich (Sun, Nov 7) 01603 630 000;
Colston Hall, Bristol (Sun, Nov 21) 0117 922 3686;
The Barbican, London (Wed, Nov 24) 0207 638 8891;
The Anvil, Basingstoke (Thurs, Nov 25) 01256 844244;
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend (Friday, Nov 26) 01702 351135;
Ipswich Regent (Sat, Nov 27) 01473 433 100;
Royal Theatre, Nottingham (Thurs, Dec 2) 0115 989 5555,
Lighthouse, Poole (Sat, Dec 4) 0844 406 8666,
Congress Theatre, Eastbourne (Sun, Dec 5) 01323 412000.

See Concert Diary

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