The Wirral Arts Festival is thrilled to announce the launch of a brand-new series of intimate classical concerts in the unrivalled setting of the late Lord Leverhulme’s 1902 Music Room in Thornton Manor, Less than a 5 minute drive from Mere Brook House.
Monday 8th October is the inaugural concert of Music at the Manor and will feature three soloists appearing by kind permission of Welsh National Opera together with international concert pianist John Gough.
Arrival and reception is from 6.45pm when you will be greeted with music by the Hillcrest Ensemble”, a welcome drink and canapes. You may take a stroll around the grounds or inspect parts of the beautiful house before the main concert begins at 7.45pm.
Our singers a highly sought-after Trio founded in 1999 and named Volante, will perform some of the best-known items from the world of grand opera and musical theatre. Their leader, baritone Julian Boyce is well-known to regular ODA audiences in St George’s Hall having sung a magnificent Pagliacci with the full orchestra last season. He will be joined by tenor Simon Crosby Buttle and soprano Emma Mary Llewellyn for a programme including music by composers Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Romberg and Rossini.
Don’t forget to pre-order your interval drinks from the Bar before the concert.
The stunning Music Room is a wonderfully unique entertainment room. Surrounded by its spectacular wall panelling, carvings, elaborate plater work and period paintings by Giovanni Cipriani, it will simply take your breath away.
Tickets are priced at £29.50 per person to purchase please call the sales office on 0151 353 1155