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Lantern Arts Choir presents


Friday 17th March 7:30pm

The programme includes:

A Humming Chorus from Madam Butterfly

Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore

Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco 

Gilbert and Sullivan 

Rodgers and Hammerstein

Cole Porter

Schönberg - Les Miserables Medley 

Lloyd Webber

Led by Stephen Hall OBE, with guest soloist Julie McLean.


The Lantern Arts Choir is the in-house choir at the Lantern Arts Centre, led by Stephen Hall OBE, who is also founder music director of the Civil Service Choir. Further details about the choir can be found by clicking here.

Tickets £10

Julie McLean

Julie studied opera singing at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester (the youngest vocal entrant at the time), followed by a BA(Hons) in Music from Dartington College of Arts in Devon. Julie started her opera career with Opera Viva, and has appeared in the Berlioz Festival in Lyon. 


Julie concentrates on singing in Christian music festivals, church services, celebrations and charity galas.  Her many appearances include, Soloist for Festivals of Christian Music: Central Hall Westminster and Fairfield Halls Croydon, soloist for the Welsh Male Voice Choir and performing as guest soloist for the former conservative MP Jonathan Aitken after his conversion to Christianity.  She has sung for The Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen in Peterhead, The British Heart Foundation of Jamaica, the Ghanaian Nurses Association and numerous weddings, church celebrations and conferences.


Stephen Hall OBE

Stephen has led and performed with the Lantern Arts Choir since 2014. He is founder music director of the Civil Service Choir, conducting over 150 performances, including with orchestras, and building the choir’s reputation for remarkable performances. Stephen has received professional conductor training through the Association of British Choral Directors and the English Choral Experience.


Stephen was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2018 for voluntary and charitable service, in recognition of developing and leading the Civil Service Choir and for other voluntary and charitable activities. Stephen can be also found treading the boards, having performed in many productions at the LAC, most recently as David Bliss in Hay Fever.

Your Visit

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Lantern Arts Centre, Tolverne Road, London, SW20 8RA

Food and Drink

Whilst the Lantern Coffee House is currently not yet open, light refreshments will be available. 


The Lantern Arts Centre is accessible by wheelchair-users and people with restricted mobility, lifts are available for studios on the first floor, whereas ramps are in place to access the main auditorium. When booking please add any requirements in the seating requests section.


There are no cloakroom facilities at the Lantern Arts Centre.


Once you have booked your seat you will be emailed your e-ticket which will be scanned upon your arrival to the venue. If you are unsure about booking seats please call 020 3761 7070.

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