Belle & Sebastian – Thursday 15th June
Belle & Sebastian, the legendary indie-pop band, have announced a huge show in the most uniquely charming of settings, London’s Royal Hospital Chelsea, kicking off the summer of 2017 as part of the Live At Chelsea Concert Series.
The Glasgow band, who found fame in the late 90s with their debut album Tigermilk, caused a shock at the BRIT Awards in 1999 by winning Best Newcomers whilst being on an independent label.
Nine albums later, the group regularly tour worldwide, and have performed at illustrious venues such as the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, as well as festivals such as Glastonbury and Latitude.
Chelsea Fireworks Prom – Friday 16th June
Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Chelsea Fireworks Prom, the spectacular event will be returning once again in 2017 for a very special Friday night celebration to kick off the summer with style at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on the 16th June, featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, as part of the Live At Chelsea Concert Series which donates a portion of ticket sales each year to the maintenance of the Hospital.
The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra are celebrating 30 years since its formation in 1987, continuing to be one of the most renowned touring orchestras in the world, and against the backdrop of the stunning Royal Hospital Chelsea will thrill the summer evening audience with their dynamic and elegant performances, as they have worldwide having graced world stages everywhere from Russia to China, to the USA and Japan.
Ludovico Einaudi – Saturday 17th June & Sunday 18th June
Due to phenomenal demand, a second Ludovico Einaudi date has been added to the Live at Chelsea concert series. The boundary breaking composer and pianist, Ludovico Einaudi, will bring his unique musicianship to the most cinematic of settings, the grounds of London’s Royal Hospital Chelsea, as part of the Live At Chelsea Concert Series, on Saturday 17th June and Sunday 18th June, 2017.
The Italian composer is one of the foremost classical musicians in the world, and has soundtracked everything from feature length films such as ‘This Is England’, to some of the most iconic TV adverts of the moment. His most recent album, ‘Elements’, reached No.12 in the UK Classic Album Charts – a feat no other composer has managed in two decades.