• 18 August 2017

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Kensington Palace is proud to welcome the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a special outdoor summer gig on Friday 18 August 2017.

Bringing their popular Night Shift format to the beautiful grounds of Kensington Palace, the OAE are famous for putting classical music in new places, without the rules.

Inspired by the palace and its current Enlightened Princesses exhibition, the OAE will be playing songs by favourite Georgian court composer, George Frideric Handel who wrote music and performed in the palace for Queen Caroline, a star of the exhibition.

In a Night Shift first, they will also be bringing to life some of the most Baroque moments in today’s pop music, rearranged by composer Benjamin Tassie.

So bring a blanket, your Prosecco and a picnic to listen to world-class musicians demonstrating how the 18th century composer influenced our modern playlists today.

You can purchase a ticket for £10 and bring your own food/drink.

Gates will open at 18.30 with music to start at 19.30. This event is outdoors and does not include admission to Kensington Palace.

You can bring blankets/cushions or hire a cushion at the event for £1.50 (cash only). Please do not bring any chairs/stools. There will also be light refreshments to purchase on-site or you can bring your own.

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