Monday, 3 October 2011

Opera Highlights - Sacred, Serious, Sublime - and Silly! Carolyn Harries is joined by tenor Bobby Jeffrey Chagford 9 September Upton Pyne 11 September

Mezzo Soprano Carolyn Harries

in tender duet with Tenor Bobby Jeffrey
'My dearest, my fairest' (Henry Purcell)

On a less serious note:
Bobby Jeffrey sings 'Nina from Argentina' (Noel Coward)
On piano: Patrick Taylor assisted by wife Michal
A wonderful double performance by a dynamic double act - in aid of FORCE.

Purcell, Bach, Gounod, Handel, Scarlatti, Haydn, Gilbert and Sullivan, Gershwin, Eric Coates, Roger Quilter, Britten, Verdi, Noel Coward, Ivor Novello . . .

An amazingly extensive selection of beautiful music from the history of opera, all performed beautifully by this new and thrilling voice combination.

Hear Carolyn again in Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Yeomen of the Guard' at Exeter's Barnfield Theatre 11th - 15th October.

Organiser Caroline Cornish also coordinates concerts in aid of the St Stephen's Project (to renovate St Stephen's Church in Exeter High Street). During renovation concerts are in nearby St Mary Arches Church. Baritone Alex Poulton will be joined, in a rare local appearance, by international soprano star Wing Wing Lam. on 19th October for 'Opera Through the Ages'

St Davids Players
Exeter Barnfield Theatre
Tue-Sat 11-15 October 7.30pm
Gilbert & Sullivan
The Yeomen of the Guard
Another chance to hear
Mezzo-Soprano Carolyn Harries
singing contralto as the
housekeeper of the Tower
Dame Carruthers.
Tickets: £13 (student/child £10)
Barnfield Box Office: 01392 270891 (10am-4pm)
Quaytickets: 08432 080500  24 hr (to be listed soon)

Opera Through the Ages
St Mary Arches Church
Wednesday 19 October 7.30pm
Baritone: Alex Poulton
Soprano: Wing Wing Lam
Tickets: £10 (includes wine and refreshments)
01392 851207
proceeds in aid of the St Stephen's Project
Future Concerts:
Schubert's 'Winterreise' Wed 23 Nov
Exeter Chamber Choir Tue 20 Dec

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