Opera in the Gardens: Handel's Semele with Eboracum Baroque
Eboracum Baroque return to the Rectory Garden at Wimpole to perform Handel's Semele. Composed in 1744 and featuring some of Handel's most exquisite music, it was one of the many concerts enjoyed by former Wimpole resident Captain George Bambridge.
- Booking essential
STORY: The god Jupiter is captivated by the beauty of the all-too-human Semele and entrances her by promising that wherever she walks trees will provide shade, and that at her every step, flowers will blossom into life. She exults, triumphantly singing of "endless pleasure, endless love", but in her overweening ambition makes the fatal mistake of demanding immortality and suffers the consequences, leaving behind her one life-enhancing legacy - her son, Bacchus, god of wine.
Event ticket prices
- Booking details
- Call 0344 2491895
- Children are welcome but must be supervised at all times
- Dogs on leads are welcome.
- Meeting point
- Please meet at the entrance to the Old Rectory Garden, opposite the stable block, where your ticket will be checked.
- What to bring and wear
- Bring a picnic, a rug or a chair to sit on, and waterproof clothing in case of rain. NB Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be on, but no food or alcohol, so please bring your own food, wine and beer.
- The Old Rectory Restaurant and Garden are wheelchair friendly.
|30 June 2018||19:00 - 21:30||Available|