Pack up the hampers and champers for the 16th annual Burghley House Battle Proms Concert! A firmly established favourite in the local calendar, this party in the park with a difference is attended by thousands of loyal fans every year, who are treated to an extraordinary afternoon and evening of unique entertainment.
The full 2 hour orchestral concert from the 60 piece New English Concert Orchestra, led by Douglas Coombes MBE and compered by much-loved BBC presenter Pam Rhodes, will include a host of well-known uplifting classical pieces and conclude with a ‘last night of the proms’ flag-waving sing-along with favourites such as Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory and more under a sky of breath-taking fireworks.
The extensive programme of entertainments also includes a toe-tapping warm-up act, thrilling historic cavalry displays, a meticulously choreographed aerial display from a WWII Spitfire, The Red Devils parachute display team (tbc), live firing cannons and, of course, spectacular fireworks. The Battle Proms is still believed to be the only opportunity in the world to see the signature piece – Beethoven’s ‘Battle Symphony’ – performed as he composed it: with 193 live Napoleonic cannons providing a thunderous percussion!
The Battle Proms Concerts are the longest running picnic proms series in the UK and whether you’re planning a romantic evening as a couple, a celebration as a group, or want to enjoy an informal concert as a family then this could be the unique experience you have been looking for.
Date From: 11/07/2020
Date To: 11/07/2020
Tel (1): 01780 761988
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