Classical Crossover.co.uk has a pair of tickets to give away! On Friday 15 July, Kenwood will host Music From The Movies performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, featuring classics from film favourites including Star Wars, Pirates of The Caribbean, Harry Potter, Jaws, Jurrasic Park, and Schindler’s List. New this year is music from Avatar by James Horner who has previously worked with Hayley Westenra and Josh Groban.
The English Heritage Picnic Concerts run from 26th June to 31st July and this years line up includes: Tom Jones, Liza Minnelli, Jools Holland, Sandie Shaw, James Blunt, Katherine Jenkins, George Benson, Gipsy Kings, Scouting For Girls, Sophie Ellis Bextor, The Saturdays, Bjorn Again and Bootleg Beatles.
With thousands of music lovers descending onto the expansive grounds with picnic blankets and hampers in hand, English Heritage Picnic Concerts supported by Monarch, are staged in the most beautiful and unique concert settings in the UK. This year will mark Kenwood House’s 60th anniversary of Picnic Concerts at the spectacular Hampstead Heath property. Since it was established in 1951, the annual event has delighted generations of audiences with a myriad of musical talent from world-class classical orchestras to respected contemporary acts including James Morrison, Simply Red and Blondie. The impressive milestone will be celebrated with the Kenwood House Summer Prom hosted by Aled Jones, a delightful evening of stirring classical master-pieces presented by the celebrated Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra climaxing with a fireworks displays.
English Heritage Picnic Concerts are a true highlight of summer, uniting world-class music and breath-taking locations for a wonderful celebration of the British Picnic tradition. Whether guests choose to bring their own picnics or enjoy the delicious pre-prepared picnic hampers by Carluccio’s, the Picnic Concerts allow guests to feast on some of the finest food and music in the most enchanting settings in the UK. With both estates boasting rich musical histories – Kenwood House is home to Johannes Vermeer’s celebrated painting 'The Guitar Player' while Audley End was built for entertaining King James I, a strong campaigner for reforming and promoting the teaching of music - the sites are perfect locations for magical nights of incredible alfresco entertainment.
For tickets and more information, visit: picnicconcerts.com
To be in for a chance to win tickets to this gorgeous venue, simply answer the following question correctly:
Which classical crossover artist has NOT recorded a song for a James Horner soundtrack?
a) Hayley Westenra
b) Katherine Jenkins - correct answer
c) Josh Groban
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