Charity Concert – featuring Aled Jones
Charity Concert in aid of Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice featuring Aled Jones, Faryl Smith (Britain’s Got Talent finalist), Classical Reflection (BBC 1’s The Voice) and The Rowland Singers.
Aled Jones MBE has been a household name since the 1980s and has enjoyed a phenomenally successful career in music, radio and television. He will forever be remembered as one of the world’s most successful boy sopranos. He made his professional debut as a 12 year old performing in Handel’s Oratorio on BBC 2 and BBC Radio 3. By the time he recorded Walking in the Air in 1985 he had already released 12 albums. The song which featured in The Snowman reached No 5 in the UK charts. Aled went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music and Bristol Old Vic Theatre before appeared in Joseph playing the title role. Other stage musical appearances include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and White Christmas.
On television he has presented programmes such as Songs of Praise, Escape to the Country, Cash in the Attic and ITV’s breakfast show Daybreak. In 2014 he hosted his own TV show called Weekend. Aled was a contestant on the second series of Strictly Come Dancing and made it through to the semi final. On radio he has presented Good Morning Sunday and Friday Night is Music Night both on Radio 2. He has also presented his own Sunday morning show on Classic FM. Earlier this year Aled released One Voice, a concept album that saw him duet with his younger self. The album reached number 1 in the Classical chart and number 3 in the official UK Chart
Faryl Smith reached the final of Britain’s Got Talent in 2008 aged just 12 years. Since then she has released 3 successful albums, duetted with Jose Carreras and Russell Watson sang at various Cup Finals and performed on a number of occasions for the Royal Family. She is currently studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She recently performed in the Help for Heroes concert in Worthing alongside Collabro.
Classical Reflection are identical twins Naomi and Hannah Moxon and appeared on BBC 1’s The Voice in 2015. They have released 2 albums and performed in numerous concerts.
The Rowland Singers are a locally based 70 strong choir who regularly perform concerts. Their Musical Director is Helen Emery.
Chestnut Tree House is a children’s charity providing hospice care services and community support for children and young people with progressive life shortening conditions throughout East and West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and South East Hampshire.
Friday 17 November
£15 / £23 / £28
Concession £21 / £27