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The 2024 Peter Tranchell Foundation Concert: Songs, Lost & Found

Songs, Lost and Found concert - montage of performers: Mary Bevan, James Gilchrist, William Vann, Lucy Colquhoun, and composer Peter Tranchell
Clockwise from top-left: Mary Bevan (Soprano, credit Victoria Cadisch), James Gilchrist (Tenor), Lucy Colquhoun (Piano), Peter Tranchell (composer, 1922-1993), William Vann (Piano, credit Helena Cooke)
Date Saturday 9th November 2024

Doors open 18:00, for a complimentary glass of champagne, accompanied by light music
Concert starts 18:30
Reception 20:00-21:30 (wine, soft drinks and diverse nibbles)

Venue St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge 32A Wilton PlaceLondonSW1X 8SH
Performers Mary Bevan (Soprano), James Gilchrist (Tenor), William Vann (Piano), Lucy Colquhoun (Piano)

Concert (including glass of champagne or soft drink): £20 (students & unwaged £5)
Reception: £15

Tickets available online (see below), or on the door

Concert and reception free of charge to Platinum and Gold Subscribers + guest; Concert free to Silver Subscribers + guest - reserve places here.

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The winning work in the 2024 Peter Tranchell Foundation Composition Prize on a theme of Peter Tranchell's Lost Songs.

Plus songs and piano works by Peter Tranchell and Madeleine Dring, to be confirmed, but likely to include:-

Songs from In a Sunday Paper (1953) a song cycle by Peter Tranchell, using texts from The News of the World and The Telegraph, 9th August 1953.

Songs from Child's Play (1958) a revue by Peter Tranchell.

Five Betjeman Songs (1976), by Madeleine Dring.

Friendly Grotesques (four hands, one piano, 1953) by Peter Tranchell.

Songs from Cousin Cissie's Baby Book of Swans (1944-46) Peter Tranchell & Helen Dray.

Kavafy Songs (1956) by Peter Tranchell.

Book Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online using Stripe (credit/debit card, Google Pay or Apple Pay) using the links below:

Book for Concert Only (£20 per person)

Book for Concert & Reception (£35 per person)


Students/unwaged: Book for Concert Only (£5 per student/unwaged)

Students/unwaged: Book for Concert & Reception (£20 per student/unwaged)

Platinum, Gold and Silver Composition Prize Subscribers and Supporters

Please reserve your complimentary place here.