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Alfie Boe among headline acts of 'Picnic Proms' event at Harewood House

Alfie Boe, Sir Willard White and Aled Jones will all be headlining the 'Picnic Proms' music event at Harewood House this September.

Alfie Boe, Sir Willard White, Aled Jones, The Three Tenors and Queen Symphonic will all be headlining the 'Picnic Proms' music event at Harewood House this September. The Picnic Proms will be a three day series of concerts on the Harewood House grounds from 3rd-5th September, and will feature musical theatre legends, orchestral icons, a symphonic spectacular and silent firework displays. And musical theatre star and actor Alfie Boe and his band will open the series of concerts on Friday 3rd September. Having most recently starred as Jean Valjean in the 'All Star' concert of Les Miserables, Alfie will be performing some of his favourite songs and West End hits with special guests and fellow West End and Broadway stars. [caption id="attachment_9085" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Alfie Boe, Sir Willard White, Aled Jones, The Three Tenors and Queen Symphonic are among the stars set to perform at Picnic Proms.[/caption] On Saturday 4th September 2021, The Great Yorkshire Proms will feature another line-up of classical talent. Hosted by singer and presenter Aled Jones MBE, special guests include Sir Willard White, Sophie Evans, Peyee Chen and Tenors Unlimited, also known as The Three Tenors. They will be accompanied by The Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, a professional orchestra specifically created to support freelance musicians from Yorkshire, who have been hit hardest by the pandemic. The final night on Sunday 5th September will see international rock band Queen Symphonic perform Queen’s greatest hits. Saturday and Sunday’s performance will end with a live firework finale, silent to ensure minimal disturbance to Harewood House’s wildlife. Event guests are invited to bring their own food, drink, chairs and blankets. Ben Crick, conductor for Vivo Entertainment and the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, said:

"We’re sure event-goers can’t wait to enjoy live music once again and it’s our pleasure to present this spectacular series of outdoor events. Harewood House is the perfect setting for such prestigious artists and legendary musicians to showcase their talents. "We’re sure Picnic Proms will be a truly magnificent series of events for everyone involved, including our wonderful audiences."
The event has been created and designed to ensure potential government restrictions, including social distancing and household bubbles, can be adhered to if required. Additional safety measures such as on-site hand sanitising stations and queuing systems will also be in place. Ticket prices begin at £35 and go on sale today (Friday 16th April) at 9am. For more information and to buy tickets please visit www.vivolive.co.uk [vivolive.co.uk] Event listings - Harewood House Picnic Proms: Friday 3rd September: Alfie Boe with special guests Louise Dearman and Rachel Tucker Saturday 4th September: The Great Yorkshire Proms hosted by Aled Jones and featuring The Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, Sir Willard White, Sophie Evans and The Three Tenors Sunday 5th September: Queen Symphonic with the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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