Night Under the Stars goes virtual

Our special 20th anniversary virtual event: 3 December

Our annual Night Under the Stars concert is back but this year we are going virtual for a very special festive 20th anniversary event.

Hosted by comedian Rory Bremner and classical music radio broadcaster Petroc Trelawny, with special performances filmed at the London Coliseum: Home of English National Opera, from British baritone Huw Montague Rendall; British lyric soprano Nadine Benjamin; violinist Shlomy Dobrinsky; The Orion Orchestra; Conductor, Toby Purser and song pianist, Gary Matthewman.

With festive readings from the lovely mezzo-soprano Ann Murray, one of Britain’s best-loved story makers, Michael Morpurgo and broadcaster and journalist Sue Lawley. You can take a look at the writing that they reference, ‘Home for Christmas’ here.

Start bidding! Our online auction is now open

Our auction is now live and we have a spectacular array of lots just in time for the Christmas season, including a 3 Course Dinner for Two at Theo Randall at the InterContinental, a special sports experience for two at the historic Queen’s Tennis Club in London, lunch with former editor of the Financial Times Lionel Barber, and many more exciting prizes.

Thank you to experience days for donating a prize.

Thank you to our event sponsors

Despite the challenges that 2020 has presented to us all, The Passage are very fortunate to be able to count on the generosity and support of our long-term sponsors. We are hugely grateful to our partners at 3i group, Pennington Manches Cooper Foundation, Associated British Foods, eQuire; and our fantastic production partner Sparq without whom this concert wouldn’t be possible. We are also thrilled to welcome Qube Research and Technologies on board as a brand new Night Under The Stars sponsor. The Passage would like to thank our sponsors for being there when we need them most.