More than 1,000 Surrey singers aged from seven to 70 have come together to mark Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary before royalty at one of the world’s most iconic concert venues.
Schoolchildren, youth groups and choirs have been busy rehearsing for a performance of The Freedom Game at at the Royal Albert Hall next Tuesday (12 May) in front of Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
The concert, organised by Surrey County Council*, will see them perform Magna Carta-inspired songs celebrating democracy, liberty and freedom.
Songs from the opera are also expected to be performed at an event being attended by the Queen at Runnymede on 15 June to celebrate the historic charter’s sealing.
Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack said: “This is a momentous occasion to celebrate a historic moment locally, nationally and internationally, offering young and old alike a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform on one…
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