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 let me know in advance and 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
Where possible a DVD of the previous week's presentation opera (see the group 'Opera in Downend') will be shown, otherwise a DVD of particular interest.
Next meeting 13 Sept 2018
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Fully accessible; Ample on-site parking; Bus stop 2 mins
Updated 17/01/19 PF
|Dates for your Diary|
|Thu Feb 28th||GIACOMO MEYERBEER - IL CROCIATO IN EGITTO - The Egyptian Crusade - Patrizia Ciofi, Laura Polverelli and the American male soprano Michael Maniaci from La Fenice, Venice. This was his last work written for Italian audiences and the last major operatic role for castrato. (edited to about 150 mins)|
|Thu Mar 14th||LUIGI & FEDERICO RICCI - CRISPINO E LA COMARE - Crispin and the Fairy Godmother A gem from the Martina Franca Festival and one of the last examples of the Neapolitan buffo tradition. (136 mins)|
|Thu Mar 28th||GIOACHINO ROSSINI - SEMIRAMIDE His last Italian opera - a consolidation of his past triumphs and a step towards his future French ones. Marilyn Horne, Stanford Olsen, June Anderson & Samuel Ramey in a classic production. (edited to about 170 mins)|
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