Bristol

Opera Evenings, Downend

What DVD showings of opera or related themes

When Thursday evenings perhaps twice a month commencing at 7pm

It is important that those wishing to attend are at the front door at 6.50pm so that they can be admitted. If late, they'll need to text for the door to be opened.

Where Castle Suite, Badminton Gardens, Beaufort Road, Downend BS16 6UE

For further information, click on the 'pigeon post' ('Send a Message') at the top right of the page and fill in the email form, or look in the Bulletin or latest News Sheet for contact details.

Just turn up, with Membership card; Fully accessible; Ample on-site parking; Bus stop 2 mins

Updated 18/6/17 KP

Dates for your Diary
Thu Jan 25th FAUST - Charles GOUNOD - Opéra de Paris with Marcello Giordani, Soile Isokoski, Russell Braun, Feruccio Furlanetto: conductor Maurizio Benini (155 mins)
Thu Feb 22nd AMADEUS - Peter Schaffer's acclaimed film with eight Academy Awards. The fictional tale of desperate rivalry between Mozart and Salieri. (173 mins)
Thu Mar 8th LE MIRACLE D'UNE VOIX - Natalie Dessay's greatest moments on stage, from Hamlet to Candide and much in between. A treat for admirers of this great French soprano. (135 mins)
Thu Mar 22nd Giacomo PUCCINI - TOSCA - " . . . gripping and visually stunning" Kabaivanska; Domingo; Milnes; New Philharmonia conductor Bartoletti (115 mins)
Thu Apr 5th Giuseppe VERDI - LA FORZA DEL DESTINO - Original production at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg (for which it was written) Kirov Orchestra conductor Valery Giergev
Thu Apr 19th Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART - COSI FAN TUTTE - Nicholas Hytner's elegantly classical production for Glynbourne Festival (179 mins)
Thu May 24th CECILIA BARTOLI - HOMAGE TO MARIA MALIBRAN Italian mezzo-soprano celebrates the life and work of the 19th century diva Maria Malibran in two films 'Malibran Rediscovered' and the Barcelona Concert (112 mins)

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