Sunday 14th May, Combe Manor Barn, Combe RG17 9EJ
6.00pm grounds open for picnics
7.30pm performance (ends approx 9.40pm)
£45 / Honesty Group picnic £25 for 2 people
Internationally renowned soprano Susan Bullock explores the Great American Songbook – Gershwin, Kern, Rodgers, Arlen and Sondheim.
Susan calls her programme Songs My Father Taught Me, having known these glorious standards all her life. During the evening BBC Radio 3’s Petroc Trelawny will talk to her about what these great 20th-century classics meant to her growing up in England. At the piano is one of the country’s most admired cabaret pianists, Richard Sisson, adding to a magical evening of sophisticated elegance.
To add to the occasion, you can pre-order a delicious picnic from Honesty Group to enjoy in the grounds of Combe Manor prior to the show. Honesty is applying its values of creating good homemade food using fresh seasonal ingredients to the picnic world. They have created a special 3 box picnic offering for this Festival evening.
6 Finger Sandwiches beautifully presented with salad leaves with the following fillings:
HAM & SEASONAL CHUTNEY, EGG
MAYONNAISE, AND CHEESE & HOUSE PICKLE
Flat Bread & Grissini with Smashed Broad Beans
A SELECTION OF FLATBREAD AND GRISSINI WITH A GUACAMOLE STYLE DIPPING SAUCE MADE WITH BROAD BEANS
Two Mini Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cakes and two mini strawberry bakewell tarts.
Boxes will come complete with disposable napkins and disposable cutlery.
Orders can be placed through the box office when booking tickets.
“Susan Bullock, always profoundly musical, brings tears to one’s eyes with a tenderness of phrasing that seems second nature to her.” Opera Magazine