Orchestra In A Field 2013 Cancelled
The festival that rewrites the rules on Classical music is once again returning to the stunning Somerset countryside. Created and presented by world-renowned conductor Charles Hazlewood, Orchestra in a Field brings world-class musicians to a relaxed outdoor festival setting. A two-day event packed with musical performances ranging from classical greats to interpretations by some of their hottest contemporary talents, its perfect family entertainment. So if you thought that orchestral music was stuffy, throw out your misconceptions and throw on your flip flops!
To celebrate the centenary of one of Britain’s greatest composers, a spectacular promenade performance of Benjamin Britten‘s opera Noye’s Fludde incorportating hundreds of local schoolchildren.
Under the stars: thrilling romantic journeys into Dvorak’s New World Symphony, Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and Strauss’ Four Last Songs & Don Quixote.
Tickets prices (from): Adult early bird weekend ticket including camping at Worthy Farm £55
Camping is offered at Worthy Farm, Pilton, home of Glastonbury Festival, by kind invitation of Michael Eavis. (Open 9am Saturday–12 noon Monday).
A shuttle bus will operate between Worthy Farm and Glastonbury Abbey in the morning and evening. Last bus will run 30 minutes after the end of the final performance on Saturday and Sunday.
Presenting an incredibly rare screening of the 1928 silent movie The Passion of Joan of Arc, with an epic new score performed live.
The British Paraorchestra – following their triumphant appearance with Coldplay at the Paralympic closing ceremony – will give the first public performance of their brand new album with special guests.
The Scrapheap Orchestra – stars of the BBC’s Proms and the world’s first orchestra made entirely out of recycled material – will make an explosive return.
The Talk Tent will host celebrity names from the TV and Film talking about how music relates to their world.
The Tea Tent will stage a diverse and captivating programme of local talent and young musicians.
Back by popular demand our national choir competition.
Plus a huge Free Kids Area complete with children’s theatre, vintage helter skelter and swing-boats.
Plenty of great local food, wine and cider to complete the sensory experience.
Lineup has not been yet be confirmed.
Orchestra in a Field will be held in the glorious grounds of Glastonbury Abbey, an island of tranquillity in the historic Somerset town of Glastonbury.
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* Distances are provided for guidance and are calculated 'as the crow flies'. For directions and actual distances by road, please refer to the hotel directions tab for the particular hotel.
Created on Mon 15th April 2013
The inspirational and popular event made its debut in 2012 to wide acclaim and attracted a local, national and international audience. The event which has the energy of a rock festival with an orchestra at its heart was due to take place at Glastonbury Abbey on July 20 and 21. It will now be rescheduled for summer 2014.
Created on Fri 22nd March 2013
Orchestra In A Field 2013 taking place at Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL between Sat 20th to Sun 21st July 2013. Tickets on sale and more information here.
Created on Sun 6th January 2013
Get your tickets here by midnight on 12th January to take advantage of our 20% Earlybird discount.
At Orchestra in a Field, they take food and drink seriously. they aim to make the festival a feast for every sense, and a showcase for the best The West can offer. Somerset’s lush green pastures, orchards and hedgerows are source of some of the finest natural ingredients in the country, and home to some of its most skilled artisan producers. What better way to celebrate this than at the festival’s very own Local Producers Market, a centerpiece of their Food Emporium.
At the Food Emporium you’ll find a fantastic array of top quality food traders, open all day and serving a range of delicious hot and cold food and drink, including a Champagne Bar and their very own public house, The Avalon Inn, offering a comforting range of local wines, ciders and beers. Buy a bottle of wine and make your own picnic lunch listening to the open rehearsals or taking in the side events.
Or why not drop in for a cup of tea and a show-off cupcake in their ‘50s-inspired Jubilee Tea Tent?