Jacqui Dankworth to star at 30th anniversary gala concert

3rd Aug 2017
Jacqui Dankworth to star at 30th anniversary gala concert

Jacqui Dankworth is one of the most highly regarded vocalists in the UK and she will take to the stage as just one of the acts at the Lady Taverners 30th anniversary concert at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Sunday 24 September.

Lady Taverners President Lesley Garrett, and friends from the world of music, will be performing a gala concert with songs from 30 years of West End musicals including My Fair Lady, Les Miserables, South Pacific and Carousel.

Also joining Jacqui Dankworth and Lesley Garrett on stage will be G4, the London Gay Men’s Chorus and Ruthie Henshall along with guests Angela Rippon and Judith Chalmers for the celebratory evening in the heart of London’s West End.

Join the stars of the show at our VIP After Show Party taking place at the Haymarket Hotel which includes Champagne on arrival, wine and canapes. The VIP package, which includes premium stalls seating plus the VIP after party, is on sale now priced £125 per person - call 0207 025 0022 to book.

General tickets, priced £10 - £85 are available directly from the Haymarket Theatre Box Office by clicking here.

About Jacqui Dankworth

Jacqui Dankworth is one of the most highly regarded vocalists in the UK. Her concert appearances and her stylistically diverse recordings showcase her virtuosic, seemingly effortless mastery of a wide spectrum of genres. Known primarily as a jazz singer, Jacqui’s unique musical palette also draws on folk, soul, classical, blues, and numerous other influences. Reviewers have described her as “incomparable”, “multi-faceted” and “…one of our finest singers, regardless of category.

Jacqui is also an accomplished actor, having performed leading parts with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, and in London’s West End. Highlights include the part of Cinderella in Steven Sondheim’s London premier of Into The Woods, Sophisticated Ladies (a celebration of the music of Duke Ellington) and Les Liaisons Dangereuses with the RSC. In 2012 Jacqui appeared as Rosa in the second series of The Borgias starring Jeremy Irons (Showtime TV) and made a cameo appearance in the film Les Miserables directed by Tom Hooper.

Jacqui has performed and recorded with a diverse array of celebrated musicians, including the Brodsky Quartet, Courtney Pine, Marvin Hamlisch, Paloma Faith, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Gretchen Parlato, Clare Teale, Georgie Fame, David Gordon, Charlie Wood, Gregory Porter, The London Symphony Orchestra, and legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea.

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