Richmond School students to take to the stage with opera stars for charity

Young musicians from Richmond School and Sixth Form College will take to the stage alongside international opera stars in aid of the We Can Dance charity.

The students will join renowned singers Graeme Danby, Valerie Reid, Alice Johnston, Ben Noble and Alice Noblem and will be accompanied by Alasdair Jamieson.

The evening of music will take place on Friday, October 20 at 7pm in Richmond School’s main hall.

The programme ranges from Rodgers and Hammerstein and Tom Lehrer, to Mozart and Gluck, with something for everyone in this not-to-be missed show.

Tickets are priced £16 for adults and £6.50 for 16-21 year olds, with free entry for under 16s with an accompanying adult, and are available from

The charity We Can Dance’ aims to give children and young people with special educational needs the opportunity to access dance through professional teachers, mainly trained by the Royal Academy of Dance and the British Association of Teachers of Dancing.

The charity funds regular dance lessons and workshops at schools in North Yorkshire, County Durham and Teesside.

They focus on young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism, physical disabilities, sensory impairments and behavioural difficulties.