Kensington & Chelsea Music Society Concert: If Cherubino married the Countess
7.30pm, Tuesday 14th May 2013
Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road, Kensington, W14 8LZ
Featuring Sarah-Jane Brandon (soprano), Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano) and accompanied by James Baillieu piano, If Cherubino married the Countess… will have the main Marriage of Figaro arias in the first half together with songs on the themes, and in the second half Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms duets and lighter songs to do with Marriage and Love – it will be an evening with the promise of joy and enchantment.
A Tribute to Sir Richard Rodney Bennett and Sir George Shearing
The King’s Singers: Lullaby of Birdland
7.30pm, Saturday 15th June 2013
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X 9DQ
The King’s Singers join forces with Gwilym Simcock (piano) and Malcolm Creese (double-bass) to pay tribute to two legendary musicians and highly respected composers, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett and Sir George Shearing in an evening concert at Cadogan Hall in London at 7.30 pm.
The evening will be hosted by radio presenter, conductor (and former King’s Singer,) Brian Kay, who will also lead the pre-concert talk at 6.15 pm to explore the lives and music of these outstanding artists. Joining the discussion will be members of the King’s Singers past and present, Lady Ellie Shearing and other friends and musicians who worked with George Shearing and Richard Rodney Bennett.
This special tribute concert will feature a programme of music written especially for The King’s Singers, arrangements from the Great American Songbook and tracks from The King’s Singer’s hit album ‘Get Happy’, for which the group collaborated with both Richard Rodney Bennett and George Shearing.
Tickets cost £18 – £30, and can be purchased online or by calling the box office on 020 7730 4500.
Escape Photo Exhibition
10am – 6pm daily, 17th – 23rd June 2013
The Tabernacle, 35 Powis Square, W11 3LY
A collection of sixty wonderful photographic images by Charlotte Fielding and Philippa Gedge, all on the theme of ‘escape’. For more details about the exhibition, and for a small preview of some of the works on show, please see Escape Photo Exhibition at The Tabernacle in June.
Mad Hatter’s Cabaret
7pm, Wednesday 26th June 2013
The Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, W11 2AY
The newly revamped Mad Hatters’ Cabaret will be taking place at Notting Hill’s famous Tabernacle, Powis Square, London W11 on Wednesday, 26th June 2013.
This fabulous millinery and fashion extravaganza, produced by Jane Goodey Carlton, will showcase the latest collections from some of the UK’s renowned milliners and designers.
This exciting event, which is being held in aid of The Children’s Trust, will start at 7pm with a cocktail and canapés reception. The spectacular Mad Hatters’ Cabaret will then follow, with wine and bowl food served after the show.
The evening will feature some special guests, including American soul singer Pearly Gates as compere, Miss Diva K, with character actors from Ugly Models. Sotheby’s Adrian Biddell will conduct a special charity auction. Headpiece by Louis Mariette, Stuart Weston Photography
The Mad Hatters’ Cabaret is an evening of entertainment not to be missed! Tickets at £85 are available to book now: www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/madhatters. For further information and advertising enquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
See a listing of recent past events that have taken place in Kensington & Chelsea.