© David Meacock 2017
Messiah 4 Grenfell background
The unimaginable awfulness of the Grenfell Tower fire shocked the nation as much as any international disaster – indeed perhaps more so for it being right here, in London.
Following the thousands raised by Messiah 4 Haiti and Messiah 4 Philippines, the Concerts from Scratch Messiah edition conductor/editor David Meacock has decided to do Messiah 4 Grenfell, for three reasons. Please click on the image to read on, on p. 2 . . .
And HERE for David’s concert programme introduction and soloists’ biogs.
MOZART Requiem 2018 brings total so far raised for Grenfell Tower survivors to over £6K
Following the success of Messiah 4 Grenfell in October 2017, which with all professionals giving their services gratis and an unexpected late donation raised £5,765, and a further £330 from MOZART Requiem 2018 in April we have together now raised in excess of £6K to help survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire via the Family Action Charity.
The £330 has been donated to Family Action’s new Grenfell Community Service, providing long-
Click HERE for Family action CE’s thank you letter following Messiah 4 Grenfell.
PRESS RELEASE: Messiah 4 Grenfell raises nearly £6K
Click HERE for full press release with background notes.
A survey of Messiah 4 Grenfell participants chose the work and the £5 per ticket charity donation as the way to balance a desired continued charitable element and recognition that professionals can’t keep proffering their services for free, as there is no reward of a free pass for the proverbial supermarket checkout!
After a canter through the Requiem, the concert kicked off with the four soloists -
Mozart’s Requiem always inspires and we all left looking forward to making music together again just after the Proms, in September, singing British Choral Favourites.
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