Gala romance at Royal & Derngate

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The magic of 19th century Vienna comes to Royal & Derngate on Sunday afternoon when the Johann Strauss Gala perform A Viennese Romance.

Irrepressible showman and conductor Rainer Hersch will lead the Johann Strauss Orchestra on a light-hearted journey through a sparkling assortment of song and dance from the Strauss family, including classics such as The Blue Danube Waltz, Radetzky March, Emperor Waltz, Lucifer Polka, Perpetuum Mobile and Il Bacio ‘The Kiss’.

They will also perform other music from masters of the waltz.

The orchestra will be accompanied by the Johann Strauss Dancers who will be dressed in glorious period costume, giving Northampton audiences a taste of a traditional Viennese New Year.

Completing the line-up for this concert is soprano Kristy Swift.

The Johannn Strauss Gala will take place on Sunday, January 19 at 3pm. Tickets costs from £16.50 to £31.50.

For details call 01604 624811.