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Laura Wright has been confirmed as Alfie Boe’s special guest, performing with him this summer on his two dates as part of Forestry Commission Live Music.
Former Framlingham College pupil, Laura Wright rose to fame as a member of the classical all-girl group All Angels. Her debut solo album, The Last Rose, a collection of traditional folk songs, hit the top spot in the ClassicalCharts when released last summer. Her forest performance will include her own set as well as joining Alfie for a couple of numbers.
Alfie Boe has become well established as one of the country’s most popular artists with acclaimed, sell-out, live concerts and 2 Top Ten, ‘platinum’ selling albums in the last twelve months. Theatre-goers have witnessed sensational performances in shows such as ‘Les Misérables’ in the West End and ‘La Bohème’ on Broadway; and with albums like ‘Alfie’ and ‘Bring Him Home’, Alfie Boe’s interpretation of the most revered and timeless songs has ensured an ever-growing fan base. Alfie’s forest debut will see him performing from his current albums as well as from classical and proms repertoire.
Each Forestry Commission Live Music venue provides stunning locations, on-site car parking and full catering and bar facilities - or you’re welcome to bring a picnic- everything needed for a great night out.
Alfie Boe plus Orchestra and special guest Laura Wright, will be performing:
Friday 13th July, Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk.
Saturday 21st July, Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
Tickets cost £35.50 (subject to booking fee) and are available from the Forestry Commission box office tel 03000 680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music
Note To Editors
- Forestry Commission Live Music takes place each summer in seven forest locations around the country. Woodland clearings are temporarily transformed into a concert arena creating a safe and relaxed atmosphere for gig-goers.
- 18% of the country's woods and forests are managed by the Forestry Commission. In England, more than 50% of the population live within 10km of a Forestry Commission managed wood or forest.
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