Festival opens tomorrow

Heritage Opera - The Barber of Seville
Heritage Opera - The Barber of Seville

The artistic director of the renowned Northumberland Music Festival believes this year’s event, which opens tomorrow, will be very special.

Jeremy Parker says the programme will feature performances of an extremely high, professional standard.

The first show is a full-length performance of The Barber of Seville. It takes place tomorrow evening at Doxford Hall Hotel, tickets cost £69.

On Saturday night, The British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will perform at Doxford Hall, costing £59.

Tosca, with some of opera’s most beloved melodies, comes to the same venue on Sunday evening. Entry is £69.

A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan – 4 is being performed at Guyzance Hall on the night of Saturday, November 23. Tickets are priced £59.

Eshott Hall hosts Wicked Women – which celebrates scandalous women – on the evening of Friday, November 28. Entry is £69.

The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers will appear at Eshott Hall on Sunday, November 30, at 2pm. Admission is £45 per person, including a welcome drink (from noon) and lunch.

The same venue hosts Across the Atlantic with Graeme Danby on the night of Sunday, November 30, priced £69.

The Northumberland Ranters (November 21), A Grand Operatic Tour of Italy (November 22) and The Three English Tenors (November 29) are sold out.

Admission to all evening performances include welcome drink, three-course gourmet dinner and concert.

They begin at 6.15pm with the welcome drink, then the meal, followed by the show (8.15pm).

The Ranters is an exception, with the concert at 7pm.

For full details and to book, visit www.northumberlandmusicfestival.com