An orchestra which is usually heard in the great concert halls and opera houses of the world, playing under conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle and Vladimir Jurowski, is to make its first appearance in a village setting on Sunday, June 15.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment are playing a concert at the church of St Peter and St Paul in King’s Sutton at 3pm.
The concert has been organised by village resident Roger Neill to celebrate his 70th birthday.
The Church of St Peter and St Paul regularly hostsconcerts featuring a wide variety of musical genres and is noted for its fine acoustics.
The programme willinclude one of Schubert’s most popular works, the Trout Quintet, as well as a rarely played Piano Quintet by Schubert’s contemporary, Hummel.
Mr Neill has been actively involved in music for many years, promoting musicians, concerts and festivals.
Tickets £15 (concessions £10, children free) available on the door.