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Monday, 13 June 2011

Treat Dad this Father's Day at the Steam Rally

Lister Tyndale Steam Rally in the Castle Meadow
Fri 17th - Sun 19th June 2011


 
The Lister Tyndale Steam Rally with around one thousand exhibits is a perfect Father’s Day weekend treat. Taking place on the Castle Meadow adjacent to the stunning Berkeley Castle, the event is a must for all Steam enthusiasts, and great fun day-out for all the family.

On Friday 17th the ever popular Past & Present Auction returns, and there will be a full programme of Arena events taking place in the parade arena throughout the day on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June. Arena events will include machinery and vehicle displays and demonstrations.

Again this year part of the Saunders Steam Collection will be on display, including the Saunders organ with adjoining stage and dance troop performances on Saturday and Sunday – this is wonderful opportunity as these engines are rarely seen out at shows. There will also be seven large display Stationary Engines at this years’ event, in addition to the usual trade stands and refreshments.

As ever there will be plenty to see and do including traditional fairground rides.

The Castle will also be open on Sunday 19th June when visitors to the Steam Fair will also be able to access the Castle Grounds from the Meadow.

For more information about Berkeley Castle please contact:
Berkeley Castle
T:         01453 810332
E:         info@berkeley-castle.com

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

An Unusual Rendezvous of Violin, Baritone & Piano

Concert: A Summer Night’s Dream
Sunday 12th June 2011 - concert 7.00pm, doors open 6.30pm

Renowned Anglo-German pianist and conductor Dorian Keilhack hosts a stunning evening in the Great Hall at Berkeley Castle with friend Christian Hilz (Baritone) and Dorian’s wife Beate (Violin).

Dorian is the Resident Conductor at Bern Opera House, but still finds time for engagements all over Europe.

The concert takes place on Sunday 12th June at 7.00pm and the programme includes works by Luis Spohr, César Franck, Robert Schumann, Werner Heider and songs by Gerald Finzi – music infused with a dash of the romantic.

The evening has been organised by Dorian’s family who are based in Little Haresfield. Following a childhood visit to Berkeley Castle where Dorian expressed a great desire to play in the Great Hall – now years later that has become a reality.

Tickets include a complimentary drink and canapés, and are £25 for Adults and £10 for students and children. Tickets can be purchased by e-mailing marionodowd@virgin.net or by phone (01452) 721370.

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About Dorian Keilhack:
Dorian was born in Erlangen in 1967. He started learning the piano aged six and after leaving school he studied piano and conducted in Nuremburg, Freiburg, Paris and New York.

As a pianist Dorian has performed with orchestras including Leipzig Gewandhaus, BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra and Dortmund State Orchestra. From 1999-2005 Dorian was the Artistic Director of the Tyrolean Ensemble for New Music, and from 2005-2008 was the conductor in Erfurt. Since 2008 Dorian has been the Principal Conductor at the Bern Opera House where he has conducted Don Giovanni, Hansel & Gretel and Tosca.

For further information about Dorian, please contact Mario O’Dowd on 01452 721370.

 

 

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