Contemporary composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi is the second act to be announced to headline Nocturne at Blenheim Palace, a new concert series which will take place in Blenheim Palace's Great Court.
His minimalist haunting sound will fill the Great Court on Sunday 28th June and will be his only UK performance announced for 2015.
He joins Van Morrison, and Gregory Porter on the bill, they are confirmed to appear on the opening night on Thursday 25th June 2015.
The 12th Duke of Marlborough said, "I look forward to once again opening the gates of Blenheim Palace to these brilliant musicians and singers. The palace was meant to inspire as a location and the music in the Great Court will bring a new dimension of wonderment to our family’s history."
Tickets for Ludovico Einaudi will go on sale on Friday 27th February, and eFestivals will havel inks to buy them then.
Nocturne at Blenheim Palace is the first joint venture from Neapolitan Live Events, the creators of Love Supreme Jazz Festival, and U-Live the new live music division of Universal Music Group. There are more acts yet to be announced for the event.
Nocturne at Blenheim Palace will also provide champagne receptions, fine-dining and banquet packages available inside the State Rooms (including the Long Library) of the 12th Duke of Marlborough’s family home, The Orangery and waterside picnicking.
Tickets are priced at £60, £80, and £125, with car parking £5.
Blenheim Palace is set in 2100 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscaped parkland in the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. The 300 year old palace is a World Heritage site located 8 miles out of Oxford.
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