Open air Opera in The Courtyard at 51 Buckingham Gate - July & August 2012
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- Created on Friday, 01 June 2012 14:10
Open air Opera in The Courtyard at 51 Buckingham Gate - July & August 201251 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites & Residences, has announced its 2012 Summer Music Season, which will see the hotel’s leafy courtyard transformed into an open air opera house on selected weekend dates in July and August.
The exclusive five-star hotel, located just minutes from Buckingham Palace, will welcome opera fans and foodies to evenings of musical mastery and gastronomic greatness set within its ultra-chic outdoor dining space.
On Saturday 14th July and Friday the 20th July, as well as Saturday 18th August and Friday 24th August, The Courtyard will be alive with the sound of operatic arias performed by Helen Winter and Nicola Stonehouse (Soprano), Gillian McIlwraith (Mezzo Soprano), Neil Simon (Tenor) and Oliver Gibbs (Baritone). Accompanied by a piano and string trio (including Michael Wigram (cello) and Matthew Fairman (violin) and coordinated by acclaimed Musical Director, Helen Ireland, the musical evenings are set to be a must-visit for music-lovers.
Five-star Dining Al-fresco To ensure that the evenings are the last word in luxury, the hotel’s Executive Chef Vikas Milhoutra has prepared a special three course menu. Guests will dine on delights such as mille-feuille of char-grilled vegetables with tomato and hickory salt sorbet, a duo of sea bass and lamb cutlets with tobiko beurre blanc and English rhubarb panacotta, followed by petit fours and coffee.