Vienna Proms evening at Embassy Theatre

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THE National Concert Orchestra of Great Britain will perform an exclusive evening of Andre Rieu’s The Vienna Proms in Skegness this Saturday evening.

A full evening concert recreating the wonderful summer night concerts given in Vienna, the concert will open with the ever popular ‘Die Fledermaus’, and throughout will feature a host of Strauss Waltzes and Polkas including ‘The Blue Danube’, ‘Vienna Blood’, ‘The Merry Widow’ and ‘Tritsch Tratsch Polka’.

“The full program is not to be missed and features Strauss and other great composers of the ‘romantic’ period,” said a spokesperson.

“Bernie Clifton will sing with The National Concert Orchestra of Great Britain during the event.

“He started his career in entertainment as a singer with the bands and orchestras in the North West.

“Although well known for his ‘Ostrich’ and other comedic elements in his stage and TV shows, Bernie has never lost touch with his roots as a vocalist.

“His long time friend, Musical Director Greg Francis, actually met Bernie almost 40 years ago on the set at Thames TV during his Opportunity Knocks appearance, they have remained close friends ever since.

“In 2007, Bernie was invited to become compere and vocalist for the National Concert Orchestra of Great Britain and has appeared on countless indoor and outdoor concerts, the public have been astonished to hear his fine renditions of all styles of music.

“With the ‘Vienna Proms’ concerts, Bernie performs the songs of the greatest and most famous singer of the era, the Austrian Tenor Richard Tauber, including such popular songs as ‘Girls Were Made to Love and Kiss’. ‘My Heart and I’ and ‘Vienna, City of My Dreams’,” they added.

The concert will begin at 7.30pm this February 25. Tickets for the evening cost £22.50 for adults, £20.50 for over 60s and £11 for children.

For more information, or to buy tickets, call 0845 674 0505 or visit www.embassytheatre.co.uk.