The Darley Park Concert 2012

Classic FM has teamed up with Derby LIVE for the Darley Park Concert 2012, one of the UK’s largest free outdoor classical concerts.

The annual Darley Park Concert takes place this year on Saturday 30th June in a superb setting, with fabulous music and fantastic fireworks in the company of the region’s only professional orchestra, sinfonia ViVA.

This year, conductor James Holmes and sinfonia ViVA will be joined by the sensational vocalist Mary Carewe, whose versatility ranges from musical theatre and cabaret songs to contemporary music.

Presented by Classic FM’s very own John Suchet, come along and be part of the 30,000-strong crowd in the stunning natural amphitheatre that is Darley Park. Entry to the concert is free.

The running order is:

Walton: Crown Imperial
Mendelssohn: Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Wagner: Dance of the Apprentices and Procession of the Mastersingers
Prieto/Jay: The Wedding
Porter: I Get a Kick Out of You
Piaf: Je ne regrete rien
Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Rose: Holiday for Strings
Gershwin: Strike up the Band Overture


Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Vangelis: Chariots of Fire
Coward: Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Herman: The Best of Times
Strauss: Champagne Polka
Hamlisch: Nobody Does it Better         
Kander/Ebb: New York New York
Queen: We are the Champions
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances (Fireworks)


Saturday 30 June, 8pm

Pre-concert entertainment from 7pm
Darley Park
FREE entry

Please observe parking restrictions. Car Parking £5 at St. Benedict's School on Duffield Road & Derby Rugby Club.

In the interests of safety, please do not bring barbecues, sparklers, fireworks, Chinese lanterns, animals or gazebos to the park. Do bring a torch. Please help to keep the park tidy by disposing of your rubbish carefully.

For more information about the event please click here.

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