The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is bringing the double-o-paradise to Royal & Derngate in Northampton next month
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will return to the Royal & Derngate in Northampton in June, it has been announced.
Two concerts will take place. On Wednesday, June 16, music lovers can enjoy Spotlight on Strings, while on Wednesday, June 23, The Music of Bond will celebrate the legendary movie themes of the 007 films. Both concerts will be performed in front of a socially distant audience.
The strings of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Duncan Riddell, will welcome the audience once again to the Derngate Auditorium with an exquisite 75-minute concert performing a selection of much-loved pieces.
Grieg’s popular Holberg Suite is extremely designed, based on 18th-century dance forms, while Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No.10 displays a touch of his sensitive style. Tchaikovsky’s sublime Serenade for Strings completes the program with the perfect showcase for the luscious sounds of RPO strings.
James Williams, Managing Director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, said: âThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is delighted to return to its residence at Royal & Derngate on June 16 for its first performance as part of the theater’s reopening program.
âThe audience will once again be able to experience the joy and magic of hearing a live concert, but knowing that strict COVID-19 protocols are in place for the audience and performers to ensure the safety of the audience. all.
This performance features music from familiar names such as Grieg and Mendelssohn and one of my personal favorites, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for String Orchestra, which is full of happy melodies and catchy rhythms. We look forward to welcoming you to share again the thrill of live music. ” .
At The Music of Bond concert, audiences will enjoy iconic themed songs and exciting Bond hymns from over 50 years of box office blockbusters as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra takes them to doubles heaven!
The concert features music by Goldfinger, You Only Live Twice, Thunderball, Diamonds Are Forever, Live And Let Die, From Russia With Love, Skyfall, Goldeneye and Specter to name a few. Led by David Arnold and with acclaimed singer Alison Jiear, the musicians of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be amplified and joined by a full rhythm section in a sensational concert.
Spotlight on Strings will take place on the Derngate Stage on Wednesday June 16 at 7:30 p.m. and The Music of Bond will take place the following week, Wednesday June 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets from Â£ 18 * will go on sale to theater members from Thursday 6 May, with general sale from Saturday 8 May. Customers booking for both concerts will receive an additional Â£ 5 discount on each ticket. For more information or to book visit www.royalandderngate.co.uk or call Box Office on 01604 624811.