More Enchanted Evenings With Appassionata


Nick Bailey, the first voice of Classic FM, joins us as your host to present a three-night musical getaway with a wonderful selection of arias, ensembles and songs from your favourite musicals in five star style at Eastbourne’s Grand Hotel.

Join the Vibrant quartet Appassionata, directed by Maria Jagusz, for three enchanted evenings of songs presented by these stylish performers.

Musical Getaway Programme Will Include:

'Meet the Artists'
Nick Bailey introduces the performers who will give a taste of things to come.

'I Just Met a Girl Named Maria'
Christopher Morley chats with Maria Jagusz, director of Appassionata, who talks about her career from dancer to opera singer.

'Opera Gala'
Introduced by Nick Bailey, the programme will include favourite arias and ensembles by Mozart, Puccini, Bizet and Verdi, to name but a few.

'Syndicate Music Quiz'
Hosted by Christopher Morley and Stephannie Williams. 

'From Broadway to Vienna'
A musical journey with Appassionata introduced by Nick Bailey which will include songs from the shows and jewels from Operetta.

Tuesday 7th – Friday 10th March 2023
From £184.00 per person per night (based on two people sharing a twin/double Deluxe inland room)*.

Three nights’ accommodation with full English breakfast, gala dinner with wine, and entertainment as detailed above.

For further information or to book this midweek break, please contact the Reservations Department on 01323 412345 or

*£184.00 Package per person includes:
- Arrival Tea and Coffee for Quiz
- Accommodation in a Deluxe Inland Room & Breakfast
- Concert for three days (7th, 8th and 9th)
- 3 Course Set Restaurant Dinner 
- Half a Bottle of House Wine per person
- Temporary membership of the Health Club and Spa
- Including VAT

All artists will be involved in the three days of events and socialise with the guests at dinner each evening.

Tuesday Dinner Menu

Smoked Chicken & Wild Mushroom Terrine, Mango Chutney & Baby Salad (M,Su)

Cream of Broccoli & Stilton Soup (M,V)

Roast Sirloin of Scottish Beef, Potato Hash, Seasonal Vegetables, Red Wine Jus (Ce,Su,M)

Baked Roast Sweet Pepper & Spinach Gnocchi, Pesto, Feta & Pinenuts (G,M,Su,N,V)

Chantilly Cream Filled Profiteroles, Chocolate Sauce (G,M,E,So)

Fresh Fruit Platter

Coffee and Petit Fours

Wednesday Dinner Menu

Chicken Liver & Truffle Pate, Red Onion Chutney (M,Su)

Roast Butternut Squash Soup, Coriander Oil (Vg,V)

Loch Duart Salmon Fillet, Herb Potato Cake, Baby Spinach, Broccoli, Dill Cream Sauce (Ce,Su,M,F)

Wild Mushroom & Broad Bean Risotto, Peppery Roquette, Parsley Oil (M,Su,V)

Classic French Lemon Tart with Chantilly Cream & Fresh Berries (G,M,E,So)

Fresh Fruit Platter

Coffee and Petit Fours