Chelsea Summer Music
"Chelsea Summer Music" celebrates themes of Coronation and Creation, and comprises nine enticing musical events.
Opening concert, Thursday 25th May, 6pm: “Royal Fireworks and Fizz" by Matthew Jorysz, one of the two organists at the Coronation. Matthew will play music including some of what he played at the Coronation service. You will be offered a glass of Prosecco on arrival.
Other highlights include:
"A Greek Idyll", Friday 26 May, 8pm: Holy Trinity’s professional quartet and friends sing choral music by John Tavener, influenced by the Greek Orthodox tradition, and Greek-Swedish HT choral scholar Hera Protopapas-Wettergren sings Greek songs. 40 minutes of music, followed by a Greek feast - Greek food from Camberwell’s Sophocles bakery and Greek white wine. Tickets £15 (including food and drink.)
"The Hills are Alive", Sunday 28 May, 3pm: Come and Sing songs from The Sound of Music, Les Miserables and other musicals, alongside HT’s wonderful Tuesday lunchtime choir, Songs and Soup. Lasting about an hour, followed by tea and cake.
Haydn's Creation, Saturday, 27th May, 7pm: Holy Trinity's excellent chorus, alongside professional orchestra and rising star soloists, soprano Helena Moore, tenor Sam Harris, bass Alex Bower-Brown, perform Haydn's masterpiece. Tickets £20, including an interval drink.
There are also lunchtime concerts on Friday, 26th and 27th - a good chance also do visit Holy Trinity's pop-up cafe in the beautiful patio garden.
Some events are free, and others are ticketed with prices from £10-£20. Tickets can be purchased in advance and also on the door. If you are feeling extravagant, £50 grants you Friendship status (which helps towards the cost of publicity, artists and refreshments) and a Festival Pass to all the events - any surplus will go towards Holy Trinity's outreach work in the wider community, through music.
Tickets at www.chelseasummermusic.com or www.ticketsource.co.uk