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What's On > Music in the Museum- SOLD OUT

Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Venue details: The Drawing Room
Sunday 9th December, 2018   14:30 - 16:30
Cost: 9 (Christmas Special on Sun 9 Dec)
Group discount: Buy 10+ and save 10%
Booking information: Box Office: 01582 878100
Book Online: Buy Tickets

Sinfonia Verdi present

Classical music performance will take place in the stunning Drawing Room, surrounded by the museum's unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.

Line up:

Sunday 9 December - Lois Au and Leah Hickie - Bassoon and Cello Together at Christmas 

A Christmas Special! Festive music for all the family presented by bassoonist Lois Au and cellist Leah Hickie and featuring music by Devienne, Mozart and J.S Bach along with a host of seasonal favourites. 

Please note that this event will start at 2:30pm, instead of the previously advertised start time of 2pm.

This event is now sold out.

Age guidance: All ages


Past Line ups:

Sunday 18 NovemberRachel Wick - Harp Soiree 

The harp was a regular fixture at Victorian musical parties and the drawing room at Wardown House with its excellent acoustics is purpose-built for this kind of intimate musical event. Rachel Wick’s wide ranging programme of classical, light classical and popular music will recreate the atmosphere the Victorian musical soiree.

To see what music will be performed download the programme here.

Rachel Wick biography

Rachel is a graduate of St. Peter’s College, Oxford and the Royal Academy of Music. As an orchestral player she has played with many of the UKs leading orchestras, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Gala Orchestra, English Session Orchestra, Orchestra Nova, City of London Sinfonia, as well as with orchestras further afield including the Symphony Orchestra of India and European Union Youth Orchestra. She has recorded with New College and Christ Church Cathedral Choirs, Oxford and has broadcast live on Classic FM with Her Majesty’s Choir of the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, and appears on Howard Goodall’s album Inspired.

Alongside a large private teaching practice, Rachel teaches harp at Berkhamsted School and the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music, and coaches for the National Children’s Orchestra. She regularly gives kids’ concerts, including for ‘Bach to Baby’ and ‘Concertini’. With her flute duo partner, Thomas Hancox, she works for the charities ‘Live Music Now’ and CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust giving outreach concerts as well as recitals across the country. She appears miming in an orchestra for the latest Mission Impossible film, and was filmed for Google’s ‘Inside Abbey Road’ virtual online tour.