Proms at the Minack

2 Oct 2021 - 5 Oct 2021
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Please be aware that social distancing is not applied to seating for performances.  We continue to follow UK Theatre's recommendations for best practice to ensure the safety of our audiences under the See-it-Safely kitemark.  We encourage visitors to wear face masks when visiting indoor spaces such as the toilets and use the hand sanitiser provided.  We will monitor our protocols in accordance with future government advice.

A professional 16 piece orchestra and 4 singers under the baton of well-known conductor Patrick Bailey will present a lively and varied programme including popular orchestral items from both the classical and modern repertoire, and songs ranging from opera and Gilbert & Sullivan to folk song and musical theatre. And, of course, the evening will conclude with the traditional Last Night of the Proms favourites. 

The evening performances will also include a firework display.

Patrick Bailey biography

Patrick Bailey has conducted concerts with the Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, New Music Players, ViVA, Cambridge University Music Society and many others. He has given concerts across Europe and in Dubai, India, Oman, China and the USA. In this country he has appeared at festivals in Aldeburgh, Brighton, Bath, Buxton and Cheltenham, broadcast concerts and opera for BBC Radio 3 and recorded for NMC and Tartan Film.  He was appointed a Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Associate in 2015 leading their participation work in Cornwall where he now lives. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Kevos, a group of Cornwall-based musicians dedicated to performing contemporary music.  He was Musical Director for the Minack production of Orfeo in 2019.