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Lesley Garrett To Perform At Proms On The Pitch

— 10 September 2019

On Saturday 21st September, Emerald Headingley will be transformed for ‘Proms on the Pitch’ – a spectacular gala evening of music and entertainment. Marking the completion of the fantastic £45m re-development at the stadium, Proms On The Pitch is the first event of its kind to take place at Emerald Headingley.

Fans will be treated to a stunning musical performance from Britain’s most popular soprano Lesley Garrett. As well as performing on the opera and concert stage both in the UK and internationally, Lesley has sung for the Royal Opera House and ENO, starred in Carousel and The Sound of Music. She has also appeared on numerous television shows including Strictly Come Dancing.

Lesley Garrett will be joined by tenor John Innes and the amazing Rock Choir, fans can look forward to fantastic live music as well as food stalls and a firework display to conclude the event. Gates open at 5pm with entertainment starting from 7.15pm.

Leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake, said: “Emerald Headingley Stadium is a sporting venue which is revered by people of all ages, not just in Leeds and the wider region, but right across the world. We are extremely proud therefore that when people come to watch the Leeds Rhinos, Yorkshire CCC and other global international sporting events such as the Ashes Test match this August, they will do so in a stadium which is looking truly magnificent following the completion of significant redevelopment work.”

Taking place on the hallowed turf at Emerald Headingley, attendees at Proms On The Pitch can choose from tickets on the rugby pitch (camping chairs/stools and blankets are permitted) or tickets in the Emerald Stand (unreserved, undercover seating.) Tickets are £25 for the pitch and £35 for seats, whilst tickets for all juniors aged 16 & under are £10 for any area of the ground. Book online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk, call 0371 423 1315 or buy in person at the Ticket Office at Emerald Headingley Stadium.

A range of Corporate Hospitality Packages are also available. Enjoy a pre-show dinner in a world-class hospitality suite with packages starting from £95+VAT per person. The unique Emerald Suite will be available for attendees to experience an event like no other, to enjoy a pre-show dinner in the only suite in the world that overlooks two international stadia. This includes a welcome drink on arrival from 5pm, with dinner being served at 5:45pm. There will also be a formal welcome from the Leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake. Refreshments will be provided back in the Emerald Suite after the event. For more information and to book please email sales@leedsrugby.com or call 0113 2033 222.

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