1,800 Redbridge schoolchildren gearing up for Royal Albert Hall performance

More than 1,800 pupils from Redbridge schools will perform on one of the country’s grandest stages on Thursday.

The biennial school’s Choral Festival takes place at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington at 7pm.

Talented musicians and singers from the borough will be accompanied by the Redbridge Music School Symphony Orchestra.

The programme includes works to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Chariots of Fire by Vangelis, The Knight’s Dance by Prokofiev and Any Dream Will Do by Andrew Lloyd Webber will all be performed.

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