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Cadogan Hall concert to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

 

SSAFA L'ODM

L’Orchestre du Monde is holding a fundraising concert at Cadogan Hall in London to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

Tickets are on sale now for the performance on Tuesday 17 October with some of the finest international musicians coming together to support the Armed Forces community.

The money raised by L’Orchestre du Monde will help SSAFA to continue to provide lifelong support to serving personnel, veterans and their families.

L’Orchestre du Monde is a unique ensemble brought together by renowned Polish conductor Janusz Piotrowicz.  The orchestra includes soloists, members of string quartets and chamber ensembles and principals from the world’s greatest orchestras.

The orchestra will perform; Beethoven Symphony No. 5 and Brahms Symphony No. 1 to some 900 audience members.

Tegan Jones, Director of Fundraising at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, said: 

“SSAFA is delighted to be selected as the L’Orchestre du Monde benefiting charity for 2017.  The money raised from this event will enable us to continue to provide emotional, financial and practical support to those currently serving, veterans and their families in need. 

“Tickets are on sale now and it is recommended to book early to avoid disappointment.  The concert promises to be a special evening of classical music and fundraising.”

Janusz Piotrowicz, L’Orchestre du Monde Conductor, said:

“L’Orchestre du Monde brings together leading world-class virtuoso musicians to promote and support humanitarian causes across the globe.  We are honoured to be supporting SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity to celebrate our 30th anniversary since formation.   We look forward to welcoming you to Cadogan Hall on Tuesday 17 October.”

Tickets are on sale now and prices start from £25. To buy tickets, visit www.lodm.org or call the Cadogan Hall Box Office on 020 7730 4500.

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For more information or interview requests, contact the SSAFA Press Office on 0207 463 9321.

Notes for editors

About SSAFA:

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity (formerly known as the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen & Families Association), provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, British Army or Royal Air Force, and their families. This includes both regulars and reserves.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885. Every year our staff and team of volunteers help more than 60,000 people, from Second World War veterans to young men and women who have served in Afghanistan and Syria.

For more information visit www.ssafa.org.uk and follow us on Twitter: @SSAFA.

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