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Light Divine, a Night Sublime

14th June 2017 - 15th June 2017
6.30pm to 10.30pm
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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.

To help you ensure that your evening is perfect, we are offering an exquisite range of supper hampers that you can purchase alongside your tickets. Will you choose gravadlax, English asparagus or fillet of beef? Discover our hampers.

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.

Programme for both evenings

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

10.30 Carriages

Generously supported by Horton and Garton and the Chiswick House Friends

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Cost:
£60 each or £550 for a table of ten

Organiser

Chiswick House & Gardens
Phone:
+44 (0)20 3141 3350

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Location

Chiswick House
Burlington Lane
Chiswick, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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