14 May 2013

Live by the Lake: Kenwood Concerts Line up announced!

We are delighted to announce the line up for Live by the Lake - the 2013 Kenwood House Concert series.

Can you picture yourself here?

Can you picture yourself here?

After a one year break, the English Heritage concert season at Kenwood House will return with Live by the Lake, uniting world-class music with a breath-taking back-drop to create arguably the most spectacular musical experience of the summer calendar.

With Indie gods, Suede, an epic Choral Greats concert, established rock giants, Keane, a stunning outdoor live screening of Singin' in the Rain featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Opera Alfresco and an evening of Gershwin, it's an exciting programme which truly has something for everyone.

The Full Line Up

The full line up so far is below, with more exciting support guests to be announced:

Friday 23 August

Suede
Plus support (tba)
Live by the Lake: Suede

Saturday 24 August

Choral Greats
With The Royal Choral Society & The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Plus Fireworks Spectacular
Live by the Lake: Choral Greats

Sunday 25 August

Keane
Plus support (tba)
Live by the Lake: Keane

Friday 30 August

Singin' in the Rain
Live Musical Score and Film Screening
Featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Live by the Lake: Singin' in the Rain

Saturday 31 August

Opera Alfresco
Featuring English National Opera Orchestra
With special guests (tba)
Live by the Lake: Opera Alfresco

Sunday 01 September

Summertime - An Evening of Gershwin
With special guests (tba)
Live by the Lake: An Evening of Gershwin

English Heritage is working in partnership with Rouge Events for these concerts. Rouge director Nathan Homan said "We are absolutely delighted to launch our inaugural Live by the Lake event with such a strong and diverse line up. Our mission, as ever has been to programme innovative exciting performances for both classical and popular music and we couldn't be more pleased with this stunning programme"

Alex Sydney, Head of Historic Properties in London for English Heritage, said: "We are delighted to be bringing the picnic concerts back to Kenwood this summer. This year will be an exciting one for Kenwood. The concerts are returning and then later in the year, the House will reopen - repaired, restored and refreshed."

For more information and to book tickets go to www.livebythelake.co.uk.

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