7-11th JULY 2021
Henley Festival

Classic FM: Classical Salute

8:30 pm on Sunday 11th July 2021

The Floating Stage


A concert that celebrates the power and glory of one of our finest orchestras and the theatre of the military. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is augmented by fully uniformed pipers, drummers and ceremonial trumpeters in music by Verdi, Bizet, Gershwin, Johann Strauss and many others.

With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Stephen Bell, guest soloists Phoebe Haines, Mezzo Soprano and Benjamin Baker Violin and presented by Myleene Klass.  Generously supported by The Classical Club.

Repertoire including:

Verdi                                 Grand March from Aida  with Ceremonial trumpeters

Roever/Korb                    Highland Cathedral  with pipers

Saint Saens                       Introduction & Rondo for Violin & Orchestra

Ungar                                Ashokan Farewell

Trad arr Wood                 Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Sailors Hornpipe/Rule Britannia etc

Ravel                                 Bolero  with military drummers

Goodwin                           633 Squadron

Strauss                              Tritsch-Tratsch Polka

Carmen                             Habanera & Seguidilla

Sousa                                Anchors Away


FESTIVAL TIPS

ARRIVE EARLY

There’s so much to experience at the Festival it’s worth being ready to go when the gates open at 6pm.

DIG OUT YOUR BEST FROCK

You can never be overdressed at Henley!

FOOD & DRINK

DRINK WITH A VIEW

Head to the Moet Champagne lawn for a glass of fizz and an amazing view of the river.

HUNGRY?

All our non-bookable restaurants are open throughout the evening and are less busy during the floating stage concert.

YOUR VISIT

WHAT SHALL I WEAR?

The Festival has a black tie dress code.

WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?

The car park opens at 4pm, Festival gates open at 6pm.

DO I NEED A WRISTBAND?

Wristbands will be given out at the Festival gates upon presentation of a valid ticket.

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