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Pop and classical stars line up for summer concert weekend at Mercedes-Benz World

Posted by Editor on 8th April 2010 at 11:37 PM
Pop and classical stars line up for summer concert weekend at Mercedes-Benz World

Today sees the launch of the Mercedes-Benz World Summer Concert Series to be held outdoors at the unique brand experience centre and events venue in Weybridge with two days of exclusive live performances featuring rock, pop and classical artists.

The two day Summer Concert Series kicks off on Saturday 3rd July with Will Young, The Saturdays, Scouting for Girls, Alexandra Burke and X-Factor finalist Olly Murs.

Day two sees an eclectic mix of classical music with performances from Russell Watson, recent ‘Popstar to Operastar' winner Darius, Myleene Klass, Blake, Escala, Faryl Smith and Camilla Kerslake.

Headlining Saturday's line up is award-winning multi-platinum selling artist Will Young. Having begun his career as winner of the now global phenomenon 'Pop Idol' with the best selling single of the decade, his most recent album, ‘The Hits', has gone double platinum.

Russell Watson, who with his unique style has achieved phenomenal status as an award-winning, platinum-selling artist, will be headlining Sunday's Classical evening line up. Currently working on a deeply romantic album with the Roma Sinfonietta (Ennio Morricone's orchestra) to be recorded in Rome, the material ranges from a Puccini love duet to well known and loved classical pieces including Italian film themes and popular ballads.

‘We are delighted to host such a high profile line up for our Summer Concert Series Weekend,' commented Andrew Mallery, Commercial Operations Director for Mercedes-Benz Cars, ‘We are excited to be developing our Concert Series with so many artists playing at our unique venue and we hope that this weekend of music appeals to everyone this summer.'

Liz Hobbs MBE, CEO of Liz Hobbs Group Ltd, producers of the Summer Concert Series added, ‘Mercedes-Benz World is a quality venue with its impressive and imposing building as a dramatic backdrop to the Summer Concert Series. The line-up for each evening has such a broad appeal we would advise people to secure their tickets early as both of the Summer Concerts will be popular.'

Tickets are priced from £40 (subject to an administration charge) and are available from 9th April at, or by calling on 0844 463 1875.

An Exclusive Dinner package with platinum seating, hospitality parking, 3 course dinner, licenced bar and exclusive use of the indoor facilities is available from £140. And pre-booked picnic hampers are also available for collection from £29.95. Gates open at 3pm.

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