Enjoy a concert of Handel’s enchanting melodies in Chiswick House, with a picnic dinner in the Burlington Pavilion. This is the first time an exclusive concert of this kind has been held in Chiswick House.
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The recital will include two sets, the first focusing on the superstar Castrati, and the second the fabulous soprano melodies Handel wrote for the leading divas of the 19th century. The evening will be conducted by James Bowman CBE, world renowned countertenor, who will share anecdotes from Handel’s London and insights from his esteemed career at the pinnacle of international opera. Melodies will include:
Where e’er you walk
Eternal source of light divine
As Steals the Morn
Lasico ch’io pianga
The event will be narrated by James Bowman CBE.
Performances by Daniel Turner, Tenor; Lottie Bowden, Soprano; Oliver Gerrish, countertenor; Oliver John Ruthven, harpsichord; Katie Holmes, violin.
6.30 Burlington Pavilion opens
7.30 Light divine, a night sublime
8.15 Supper interval
9.00 Personalities and pleasure gardens
9.45 Stirrup cup with the artists
Generously supported by Horton and Garton and the Chiswick House Friends
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