Actress and singer Irina Karatcheva will take you on a journey through the songs and ballads that chart the story of Russian history.

This enchanting evening will focus especially on Russian romance songs, performed in the intimate setting of the Georgian hall at Hampton Court House. As well as singing, Irina will provide narration explaining how these songs illustrate the history of her homeland.

Irina writes, “Many years ago I arrived in London with a little suitcase and a guitar. Music has always been a big part of my life. Since childhood, listening to my father playing the accordion, and in kindergarten my eyes were glued to the hands of the music teacher making magical sounds out of what looked like a large black box...”

Monday 18 September, 7.00pm