The Carpenters At Christmas - A Very Special Matinee Show (Lavenham Church, Suffolk)
9th December 2021 12:00 pm
Church Street, Lavenham CO10 9QT, United Kingdom
The Carpenters At Christmas – A Very Special Matinee Show (Lavenham Church, Suffolk)
The Carpenters’ holiday music has become synonymous with the yuletide season through the decades for millions of listeners of all generations who have cherished The Carpenters legacy.
The Carpenters were of course an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen (1950–1983) and Richard Carpenter (born 1946). They produced a distinct soft musical style, combining Karen’s contralto vocals with Richard’s harmonizing, arranging and composition skills. During their 14-year career, the Carpenters recorded ten albums, along with numerous singles and several television specials.
They first performed together as a duo in 1965 and formed the jazz-oriented Richard Carpenter Trio . Signing as Carpenters to A&M Records in 1969, they achieved major success the following year with the hit singles “(They Long to Be) Close to You” and “We’ve Only Just Begun”. Subsequently, the duo’s brand of melodic pop produced a record-breaking run of hit recordings on the American Top 40 and Adult Contemporary charts, and they became leading sellers in the soft rock, easy listening and adult contemporary music genres. With sale of more than 90 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music artists of all time and they are there in this amazing recreation show performed by The Carpenters Experience.
The hits will just keep on coming ……….*They Long to Be Close to You * For All We Know * Goodbye to Love * I Need To Be In Love * I Won’t Last A Day Without You * Jambalaya (On The Bayou) * Merry Christmas Darling * Only Yesterday * Rainy Days And Mondays * Solitaire * Superstar * Sweet Sweet Smile * Top Of The World * We’ve Only Just Begun * Yesterday Once More and many more!
Sadley, Their career together ended in 1983 when Karen died from heart failure brought on by complications of anorexia. Extensive news coverage surrounding these circumstances increased public awareness of eating disorders. Though the Carpenters were criticized for their clean-cut and wholesome conservative image in the 1970s, their music has since been re-evaluated, attracting critical acclaim and continued commercial success.
Their music lives on and this special matinee show and should not be missed.
Click here to Experience the Carpenters Experience: https://youtu.be/RHrAaEwpJkY
HISTORIC LAVENHAM is one of the UK’s most beautiful medieval villages located in the heart of Suffolk, in central East Anglia. LAVENHAM CHURCH is an Anglican Church serving an active and thriving community and attracts many thousands of visitors each year extending a warm welcome to all. This fantastic setting will be a Theatre style layout with Premier/Standard seating as well as a Bar. (Note: Toilets are limited within the Church but there are full toilet blocks within a 1 minute walk just on the edge and in the Church yard).
Premier Seating: Reserved seats within Rows A-D (If you have a preference of Row / position within Row, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate your request)
Standard Seating: Unreserved seats from Row E.
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Thursday, 9th December 2021
Show: 12.45PM Doors: 12.00PM
Tickets: Premier Reserved Seating £28.05 / Standard Unreserved Seating £25.85 (inc booking fee)