The Regent’s Park Music Festival 2023 Season ran from 17 June to 17 September. The weather was mixed throughout the summer. There was a total audience of over 20,000. They were treated to music of all kinds: jazz, brass, choirs, Latin American and American songbook pieces. There were several special events:
Monday, 8th May
Concerts celebrating the coronation of King Charles III.
Sunday 23rd July
The annual Bandstand Memorial Day concerts, dedicated to the memory of the seven bandsmen of the Royal Green Jackets who died and in honour of the many who were wounded in an IRA attack on the bandstand, 20th July 1982.
Sunday 13th August-Magical Musical Evening
The Magical Musical evening performance by the Orchestra for the Earth featured The Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams with the violin soloist Lana Trotovsek.
Sunday 24th September-Bollywood Party
The audience enjoyed and participated in the Bollywood music and dancing on the Broadwalk. Performers included Bollywood Dancers, a dhol drum, colourful saris and a mendi artistin in front of a crowd of about 600 people.