James Bond concert has a licence to thrill in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 20:12 12 May 2012 | UPDATED: 10:00 13 May 2012

The de Havilland Philharmonic will have a licence to thrill in a special James Bond-themed concert at The Weston Auditorium on the University of Hertfordshire's de Havilland Campus in Hatfield

The de Havilland Philharmonic will have a licence to thrill in a special James Bond-themed concert at The Weston Auditorium on the University of Hertfordshire's de Havilland Campus in Hatfield

©www.benjaminharte.co.uk

AN orchestra will have a licence to thrill at a special James Bond concert being held in Hatfield.

WHEN you think of the James Bond movies, spectacular stunts, glamorous girls and the famous theme music instantly spring to mind.

And the de Havilland Philharmonic will have its own licence to thrill on Sunday at a special James Bond 50th anniversary concert being staged in Hatfield.

With filming of Skyfall – Daniel Craig’s third outing as the secret agent – currently taking place, it’s the perfect time to celebrate 50 years of 007.

The University of Hertfordshire’s resident orchestra presents a glittering evening of music at The Weston Auditorium, on the de Havilland Campus, to mark the occasion.

Enjoy themes and incidental music from the classic action movies such as Diamonds Are Forever, You Only Live Twice and Goldfinger.

The event will also feature a special guest appearance by the versatile vocalist and popular Bond diva Mary Carewe.

She has sung under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, Kurt Masur and John Rutter, with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra respectively.

Her now long-established artistic relationship with Carl Davis has led her to sing both James Bond and Oscar Winners programmes with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, among others.

The concert takes place on Sunday at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £20 full, £15 concessions and £6 children, and are available to book through the UHArts box office on 01707 281127 or online at www.herts.ac.uk/artsandgalleries

Related articles

More news stories

09:29

Welwyn Hatfield Council is facing a legal battle over its planned crematorium for Hatfield.

08:24

A classical meets dance music concert coming to Hatfield for the first time this summer is on course to sell out.

The vascular surgery team at the East and North Herts NHS Trust has received national recognition for being the second fastest in the country for unblocking carotid arteries – a procedure which must be done quickly to reduce the risk of further strokes in patients.

Yesterday, 12:43

A Welwyn Garden City man has been charged with murder following a stabbing in the town.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter