WorldHungerDay_Green_LargeThe Dionne Warwick & Friends Gala Concert in aid of The Hunger Project is pleased to confirm the following acts as the line-up takes shape ahead of World Hunger Day, Empowering People. Ending Hunger  Sunday 9 January, 2011 Apollo Victoria, London from 7:30pm – 10:30pm (approx.)

The following acts are now confirmed to star alongside the legendary Dionne Warwick and will perform some of the greatest songs in popular music: Multi-Grammy Award WinnerNatalie Cole, The First Lady of Musical Theatre Elaine Paige, The UK’s Soul QueenMica Paris, International Opera StarSimon Keenlyside, The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae,  The Incredible Voices of the London Community Gospel Choir, Louise Dearman and Rachel Tucker from West End Musical, Wicked; Jazz Singer Jumoké Fashola, Singer SongwriterDavid Elliott… all supported by the Southbank SinfoniaBritain’s Newest Orchestra and one of the most exciting projects in music for decades. A big thanks goes to The Ambassador Theatre Group who have kindly donated London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre to host the concert and the company of Wicked for providing us with their superb stage, sound, lighting and technical crew. The concert will raise awareness and funds for The Hunger Project’s programmes in 13 developing countries. Tickets are available now via TicketMaster.