MONDAY 18TH JULY
7:30 – 8:45pm (without interval)
Tickets: £10 with a Wine Reception
THE SHAKESPEARE CONNECTION
Rosamund Shelley, actor/singer
Gavin Roberts, piano
The incredibly versatile soprano and actress Rosamund Shelley has worked with Gavin Roberts on two of her critically acclaimed shows ‘Novello and Son’ (Jermyn Street Theatre) and ‘War Songs’ (St James Theatre and Women & War Festival). In the first of our festival concerts that celebrates the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, ‘The Shakespeare Connection’. This is a concert which, by its choice of music that reflects the spirit of the words, demonstrates the timelessness of Shakespeare’s art and influence.
Familiar and loved words by Shakespeare with an eclectic mixture of music and songs by composers including Henry Purcell, Richard Strauss, Gerald Finzi, Robert Schumann, Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Samuel Barber, Noel Coward and Cole Porter.