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Rathbones Kendal unites with Lake District Summer Music International Festival

Members of The Berkeley Ensemble

[T]he Kendal office of Rathbones Investment management has been unveiled as a sponsor in this year’s international Lake District Summer Music Festival – bringing world artists performing great music, against the backdrop of Cumbria’s inspirational landscape.

The national investment management firm has agreed to sponsor the final concert of the distinguished Music Festival – to take place in Ambleside’s beautiful Parish Church, one of the most popular festival venues, on Friday 11th August.

The performers of this final festival concert are the renowned Berkeley Ensemble. Their’s is a programme which offers the sheer joy of  Haydn’s String Trio in G major, the brilliance of Hasenöhrl’s  Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders! and brings both concert and festival to a grand finale with the spell binding genius of Schubert’s masterpiece, his Octet in F major.

The Berkeley Ensemble has built a reputation for its innovative and thought provoking performances.

The concert begins at 7.30pm and tickets are priced at £24 or £17 for concessions.

Renna Kellaway MBE, Founder of Lake District Summer Music International Festival, said: “It is a joy to bring great artists and great music together in this beautiful part of the world. We appreciate greatly the sponsorship from all our corporate sponsors and are particularly delighted to welcome Rathbones whose support and encouragement is invaluable.”

Stephen Quick, Investment Manager at Rathbones Kendal, said: “We are always keen to support events that bring something positive to the local community and the Lake District Summer Music Festival does exactly that. Everyone here at Rathbones is proud to help bring excellent musicians to the area.”

Established in 1742, Rathbones Brothers PLC is one of the UK’s largest and longest established wealth management firms. With offices at The Stables, Levens Hall and across the North West of England, Rathbones is renowned for offering each of its clients a bespoke, personal service and for providing high quality wealth management services.

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