CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The music director for the Charlotte Symphony will be a part of the Royal Wedding, according to a release from Kensington Palace.
Christopher Warren-Green, now in his eighth season with the Charlotte Symphony, will conduct the orchestra at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding ceremony.
The orchestra will be made up of musicians from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the English Chamber Orchestra and the Philharmonia, Kensington Palace said.
Both Prince Harry and Ms. Markle have taken a great deal of interest and care in choosing the music for their Service, which will include a number of well-known hymns and choral works.⁰⁰— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 24, 2018
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This isn't the first time Warren-Green has been asked to participate in a Royal Wedding. Over the last 30 years he has been personally invited to conduct for the Royal Family on many occasions.
In April 2005, he conducted the Service of Dedication and Prayer following the marriage of TRH the Duke and the Duchess of Cornwall. He also led the London Chamber Orchestra during the marriage ceremony of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey in 2011, which was broadcast to a global audience of 2 billion.
Other notable occasions have included HM The Queen's 80th birthday celebrations at Kew Palace, and with the Philharmonia Orchestra he conducted HM The Queen's 90th birthday concert at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane as well as HRH The Prince of Wales' 60th birthday concert in Buckingham Palace.
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