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Liza Minnelli confirms Kenwood House Picnic Concert

Liza Minnelli

Story by Jack Foley

LIZA Minnelli will perform at the Kenwood House Picnic Concerts on Friday, July 1, 2011.

English Heritage confirmed that the iconic singer will set the North London property alight when she performs a feast of signature show tunes with her distinctive gusto andzest.

Held in the stunning surrounds of Kenwood House, Hampstead and Audley End, Saffron Walden from June 24 until July 31, the Picnic Concert series are a true highlight of summer, with tickets already selling fast.

Further acts confirmed to attend across the calendar are Tom Jones, Jools Holland, James Blunt and Katherine Jenkins.

Minnelli, though, is sure to be one of the season highlights as one of the world’s most consummate performers.

With an unrivalled spirit, enthusiasm and commitment to her craft, she has won a plethora of outstanding international awards, including the Oscar for Best Actress (Cabaret 1973), a Grammy, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe and numerous Tony Awards amongst many others.

Her performance at the Kenwood House Picnic Concerts will feature many of her most celebrated showstoppers, including Cabaret, Maybe This Time, New York York, as well as songs from her new album, Confessions, a collection of classic standards such as You Fascinate Me So, He’s A Tramp and All The Way.

The concert dates for the 2011 English Heritage Picnic Concerts are as follows:

Kenwood House
24 June Tom Jones
25 June – Jools Holland with Sandie Shaw
1 July – Liza Minnelli
2 July – George Benson
8 July – Gipsy Kings
9 July – Kenwood House Summer Prom
16 July – James Blunt

Audley End
9 July – Bjorn Again/ Bootleg Beatles
16 July – Scouting for Girls with Sophie Ellis Bextor
23 July – The Saturdays
30 July – Tom Jones
31 July – Last Night of Audley End Proms – Katherine Jenkins