Art, food and music are the focus of a series of special events that comprise Carrick Hill’s Spring Program 2016.
The Spring Program 2016, proudly sponsored by Alfred James, features seven events that were launched on 3 August and will run through to Sunday, 20 November.
On 18 September, the work of Stanley Spencer – a master artist, piano player and letter writer – will be relived with a program featuring music by Spencer’s favourite composers Mozart, Bach and Beethoven, interspersed with readings of his colourful letters about art and life.
On 7 October, a ‘Pop-up Opera’ arrives at Carrick Hill, with State Opera SA partnering with Carrick Hill to create an evening of art, food and fabulous music.
Young and emerging artists from State Opera’s illustrious James and Diana Ramsay Foundation Opera Program will be joined by soprano Joanna McWaters in a progressive evening of opera, which will see guests and performers begin their evening on the Terrace, and travel through the interior of Carrick Hill’s magnificent residence and out into the marquee for supper.
The Children’s Spencer Art & Play Day, held on 20 November will complete the Spring Program 2016, by providing an opportunity for children to interact with Stanley Spencer artworks. The Friends of Carrick Hill have developed an array of activity for children to complete while enjoying the great outdoors and music from the Glenelg Brass Band. Children’s Poet, Mike Lucas, will also be in the Poet’s Corner reciting his original poems about Stanley Spencer.
Well-known English chartered auctioneer, antiques expert and television presenter, Tim Wonnacott, hosted three Spring Program events in early August, which were attended by sold out audiences.
Alfred James has sponsored the Spring Program at Carrick Hill for several years (can we find out how many years) and is a proud supporter of South Australian history and the arts.
For further information or to book tickets please visit the Spring Program 2016 website.