More acts announced for Classic BRIT Awards

The Classic BRIT Awards will feature performances from Gary Barlow, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Russell Watson and more, it has been announced.

Russell Watson

Gary Barlow, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Russell Watson are among the names confirmed to perform at this year's Classic BRIT Awards on October 2nd. Other performances announced will include The Military Wives Choir with Gareth Malone, Amore, Milos Karadaglić and the cast of The Phantom Of The Opera.

The ceremony, which will take place in the Royal Albert Hall, already has confirmed performances from Nicola Benedetti, André Rieu and Andrea Bocelli. It will again be hosted by Classic FM's Myleene Klass.

The evening promises to be extra-special for Album Of The Year nominee Russell Watson in particular, who was forced to pull out of performing at last year's awards ceremony the night before due to ill health. Montenegrin classical guitarist Milos Karadaglić, on the other hand, will be making his Classic BRITs debut.

The evening will culminate in a tribute to the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, film music composer John Williams. Music from throughout his career will be performed by the London Chamber Orchestra under James Morgan.

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