Hillingdon

Opera Appreciation 1

Interest Group leader: Elizabeth Douglas
Meeting information: We meet from 1:30pm to 4pm every two weeks on a Friday.
Meeting venue: Uxbridge.

We listen to opera and discuss. We also visit performances and study days.
Suitable for all levels.Contact Elizabeth via the "Click to send a message!" icon or using contact details in the newsletter.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Jun 17th

Opera Holland Park Theatre - Rigoletto
Description: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi. Starting at 7:30pm, this is a new production with an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, surtitles in English. Performed by the City of London Sinfonia and the Opera Holland Park Chorus.

Cursed by nature and despised by society, the jester Rigoletto’s only love is his daughter, Gilda. But when Gilda falls in love with Rigoletto’s master, the ruthless Duke of Mantua, the corruption of court life escalates and Gilda is abducted. Humiliated and disgraced, Rigoletto hires an assassin.

Tickets: Still to be confirmed but should be £55-£60 including transport.

** As at 10th February, this trip is now full and a wait list is in place.**

For more details contact Elizabeth Douglas.

Also watch for updates in the Newsletter and this web site.

Wed Jul 22nd

Opera Holland Park Theatre - The Merry Widow
Description: The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár. Starting at 7:30pm, this is a new production with music by Franz Leháran and Italian libretto by Victor Leon and Leo Stein with surtitles in English. Performed by the City of London Sinfonia and the Opera Holland Park Chorus.

Hanna Glawari is wealthy, single and a target for gold-digging French aristocrats. At a glamorous Parisian party, the Pontevedrin ambassador Baron Zeta conspires to keep Hanna’s fortune in Pontevedro, commissioning Danilo to seduce and marry her.

Tickets: Still to be confirmed but should be £55-£60 including transport.

** As at 10th February, this trip is now full and a wait list is in place.**

For more details contact Elizabeth Douglas.

Also watch for updates in the Newsletter and this web site.

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