Spanish Brigands Become Modern Guerillas at Buxton

16/08/2012

 Burnand & Sullivan, The Contrabandista, The Glitter & Twisted Theatre Company / Suzanne Barnes (conductor), Buxton G&S Festival, The Pavilion Theatre, Buxton. 5.8.2012 (RJW) Read more

Fresh and Enjoyable HMS Pinafore at Buxton

15/08/2012

 Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore: Buxton G&S Festival Company and Orchestra / Timothy Henty (conductor), Opera House, Buxton, 10-11-18.8.2012 (RJW)

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Enjoyable Marriage of Figaro from Heritage Opera

09/08/2012

 Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, Heritage Opera / Jonathan Ellis (accompanist), Preston Minster, 7.8.2012 (MC) Read more

Young Performers Excel in Ruddigore at Buxton

08/08/2012

 

 Gilbert & Sullivan: Ruddigore: Buxton Festival Youth Production / Rozamond Savourmin (Conductor), Buxton G&S Festival, The Pavilion Theatre, Buxton, 4.8.12. (RJW) Read more

The Venetian Sun Shines on the Buxton Stage

07/08/2012

 Gilbert & Sullivan, The Gondoliers: G&S Opera Company & Buxton Festival Orchestra / David Steadman (conductor), Buxton G&S Festival, Buxton Opera House, Derbyshire 4,5 & 12.8.12 (RJW) Read more

Matlock brings Tudor England to Life at Buxton International G&S Festival

01/08/2012

German, Merrie England: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Matlock Gilbert and Sullivan Society / Melanie Gilbert (conductor), The Pavilion Theatre, Buxton, Derbyshire, 28.7.2012 (RJW)

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New Devon Opera’s Madam Butterfly – Well Worth Another Shameless Rave

29/07/2012

 Puccini, Madam Butterfly (2nd Opinion): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of New Devon Opera, Paul Foster (conductor) The Northcott Theatre, Exeter 22.7.2012 and The Marquee, Ugbrooke Park 28.7.2012, Courtesy of Lord and Lady Clifford. Sung in English. (BK) Read more

Better a Jolly Romp Than a Depressing Dirge

29/07/2012

 Lord Berners, Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement; Puccini, Suor Angelica: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Dorset Opera / Jeremy Carnall (conductor), Coade Theatre, Bryanston School, Blandford Forum, 25.7.2011. Read more

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