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Festival of Light concert in Lewes, UK
December 16, 2022 @ 19:30 - 21:30 UTC+0£10
Friday, 16 December
Westgate Chapel, Lewes 92A High Street, BN7 1XH
Concert: 7.30 – 9-30pm.
Bar available during the interval
Tickets: £10 plus booking fee
Festival of Light with the Brighton and Hove Russian Choir and Pam and de Femmes (TBC)
The theme for the evening is Light, Celebration and Unity. We have a fantastic programme to keep you warm for the rest of winter. Celebrate the beauty of world cultures and the joy of sharing music – join us in spreading the light!
The Brighton and Hove Russian Choir
BHRC promotes culture, unity and building bridges through singing. This evening, the choir will present Christmas songs, Art Songs, classical pieces by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, Ukrainian lyrical songs, ritual calendar music for pagan holidays and other folklore. The programme will also include solo performances by choir members.
The coming weekend is also the Jewish Festival of Light – Chanuka. Polina Shepherd will sing a few songs in Yiddish.
Pam and de Femmes are a Lewes-based band that started in 2019 as a female foursome doing calypso interludes for an evening of poets with Caribbean roots. Later they were joined by a rhythm section of bass and cajon. They then extended their repertoire to include Spanish, Hungarian and Polish songs and now they are a six or seven-piece band singing in languages from all around the world. They have performed songs in Czech, Swedish, German, Italian, and American English among others and are constantly expanding their repertoire.