Opera

Summer Sessions Present: Tosca

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Chiswick House Gardens, Chiswick

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Summer Sessions Present: Tosca

Puccini's sterling opera kicks off Summer Sessions

Brand new for 2016, Summer Sessions combines the best in live music with the most stunning locations, offering visitors the chance to discover a beautiful outdoor venue whilst enjoying top entertainment. On opening night of Summer Sessions, Puccini's classic opera Tosca comes to Chiswick House And Gardens, performed in English as part of Summer Sessions 2016 – featuring Paul Potts former winner of Britains Got Talent. This tragic masterpiece will bring the passion, drama and emotion of Rome to the stunning setting of Chiswick Gardens. A firm favourite for opera enthusiasts, and a perfect introduction for those new to the genre, Tosca is the timeless story of love, deceit and murder. Puccini's beautiful melodies and the heart-wrenching final scene will stay with you long after the final curtain. Performed open-air in the beautiful grounds of Chiswick House And Gardens this years opera will feature award-winning Tasmanian soprano Jassy Husk (ENO, Sydney Opera House) who will take on the iconic title role, alongside soloists from national and international opera companies, including Simon Thorpe as Baron Scarpia. Cavaradossi will be performed by the critically acclaimed Tenor, and winner of Britains Got Talent, Paul Potts. This event promises to be as spectacular and enchanting as Chiswick House itself, so dust off your picnic blanket and put the champers on ice, as this is the perfect way to spend your summers evening. Gates open: 6pm. Event starts: 7:30pm. Event ends: 10:30pm. Ticket Types: - Evening For Two: 2 tickets with a Chiswick House Hamper for 2 and a bottle of sparkling wine. Hamper includes: kale caesar salad, parmesan croutons, chopped salad, heritage tomato, avocado & sweetcorn --- Coronation Chicken Salad, Old spot sausage roll bites, oak smoked tomato, ketchup --- Jelly, Summer Pudding, Chewy Chocolate and cherry Meringues --- Baguette with farmhouse butter --- Bottle of sparkling wine. - Adult: General Admission. Booking fee included. For every ticket sold Summer Sessions will donate £1 to their charity partner Prostate Cancer UK. - Child: General Admission for a Child under 16years old. Booking fee included. For every ticket sold Summer Sessions will donate £1 to their charity partner Prostate Cancer UK. - Premium Enclosure: Premium enclosure tickets include access to a covered area and seating, with great views of the main stage and access to VIP cash bar during performances. Booking fee included. For every ticket sold Summer Sessions will donate £1 to their charity partner Prostate Cancer UK. - Premium Enclosure Child: Premium enclosure tickets include access to a covered area and seating, with great views of the main stage. Booking fee included. For every ticket sold Summer Sessions will donate £1 to their charity partner Prostate Cancer UK. - VIP: VIP ticket includes fast track entrance to Summer Sessions, sparkling wine or cocktail on arrival, two course gourmet BBQ, covered area & seating, private bar and incredible views of main stage. Booking fee included. For every ticket sold Summer Sessions will donate £1 to their charity partner Prostate Cancer UK. - Chiswick Hamper: Kale Caesar Salad, parmesan croutons, Chopped Salad, Heritage tomato, avocado & sweetcorn --- Coronation Chicken Salad, Old spot sausage roll bites, oak smoked tomato, ketchup --- Jelly, Summer Pudding, Chewy Chocolate and cherry Meringues --- Baguette with farmhouse butter. All hampers are ideal for 2 people. Please be aware that Hamper purchases do not include an entry ticket to the venue. All purchased hampers are available for collection at the designated Hamper Collection Point on the day of the event only. Booking fee included. - Chiswick Hamper (with sparkling wine) - Garden Hamper: Kale Caesar Salad, parmesan croutons, Chopped Salad, Heritage tomato, avocado & sweetcorn, Jersey royal Potato salad, buttermilk dressing --- Butterbean Hummus, toasted cob & pine nuts, crudités, Swiss Chard & Berkswell Tart with spicy pea crumbs, Herby Chickpea Scotch eggs, spicy Mayo --- Jelly, Summer Pudding, Chewy Chocolate and cherry Meringues --- Baguette with farmhouse butter. All hampers are ideal for 2 people. Please be aware that Hamper purchases do not include an entry ticket to the venue. All purchased hampers are available for collection at the designated Hamper Collection Point on the day of the event only. Booking fee included. - Garden Hamper (with sparkling wine) - Deluxe Hamper (with sparkling wine): Kale Caesar Salad, parmesan croutons, Chopped Salad, Heritage tomato, avocado & sweetcorn, Jersey royal Potato salad, buttermilk dressing, Ten leaf salad, green goddess dressing --- Grilled Kentish Asparagus, whipped goats curd and mustard crumbs, Smoked Salmon, cucumber pickles & soda bread crisps, Old Spot Pork Pie, piccalilli, Rare roast, Longhorn Beef, Horseradish & watercress --- Victoria Sandwich, Chewy Chocolate and cherry Meringues, Aged Cheddar Twists, ripe greengage jam --- Baguette with farmhouse butter --- Still or Sparkling water, Home Made Limeade, Peyton and Byrne Chocolate bars --- Bottle of sparkling wine. All hampers are ideal for 2 people. Please be aware that Hamper purchases do not include an entry ticket to the venue. All purchased hampers are available for collection at the designated Hamper Collection Point on the day of the event only. Booking fee included.

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