Waters headlines variety show
Debut of "Ca Ira" overture on the program
Floyd co-founder Roger Waters
will be the headliner at Whip Craic, a variety show, to be
held at London's Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
He will premiere the overture to his new opera, "Ca Ira," which
he spent much of the '90s composing.
be joined by Sheila Ferguson, lead singer of the Three Degrees;
the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, conducted by Anthony
Inglis; and a number of performers representing a wide variety
of the entertainment industry.
will benefit the Countryside Alliance, a organization in
London that promotes the interests of rural people, including field
sports and wildlife management.
supporters of the alliance marched through London last month. Event
organizers are expecting more than 5,000 to attend the concert.
£25 to £150 and are available from the Royal Albert Hall
Box Office at 020 7589 8212 or online at www.royalalberthall.com.
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April 6, 2003