We warmly welcome you to this page were you will find all the treats in store for you on Sunday June 6th at 2pm, a mix of old and new, the Leicester Sing for Water Concert 2021.
Book your ticket for the event on June 6th here
The event will open with a live welcome and introduction to everyone from hosts Kim Burley Jones and John Sinclair on behalf of the organisers.
First, a performance by the children of The Shaftesbury School Steel Band ……
followed by a welcome from Leicester City Council.
Next enjoy a warm up, with vocal and physical exercises to get our voices and bodies set up to burst into song.
You might like to join in a song performed by the Leicester Sing for Water Choir in 2011 – a reminder of what the event has always looked like.
Now enjoy and sing along with Tann-I Browne, who has opened this event for many years with tributes to Bob Marley.
And here’s a performance of Siya Hamba by Red Leicester Choir.
Now for the first GROUP SING – Pokarekare Ana, led by Jane Bursnall, MD of Red Leicester Choir, Sing to Breathe Easy, The Square Mile Choir and others.
This will be followed by a song from Leicester Amika Choir
Now for the second GROUP SING – The River, led by Della Cohen, MD of Leicester Amika Choir
Time to reflect on the reason we are gathering to raise funds. Here’s a video provided by WaterAid – see the real and lasting difference that access to clean water and sanitation will make to people in Malawi.
Now enjoy a performance by the children of ‘The Brass of the Saff’ who supported this event at the Riverside Festival in 2019.
Enjoy another GROUP SING – Long Walk to Freedom led by Della Cohen, MD of Leicester Amika Choir
Now a song from Worldsong
Next the final GROUP SING –Sangena Thina, led by Una May Olomolaiye, MD of Worldsong.
To finish, thanks to all who have made this event possible – the tech support team, the choir leaders and the organisers, the singers and of course the audience.
(plans are subject to change)