Our Second Socially Distanced Opera Gala

Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at 19:00

Rose Opera held its second socially distanced opera gala in the Normansfield Theatre on Saturday June 12th, 2021 at 19:00.

The programme included a selection of well known arias and ensembles from operas by Strauss, Mozart, Massenet, Verdi, Bizet, Cilea, Korngold, Rossini and Handel. Featuring Rose Opera soloists:

  • Cilea, Adriana Lecouvreur, Ecco, respiro appena, Aria

  • Korngold, Die tote Stadt, Pierrot's Tanzlied, Aria: Pierrot

  • Mozart, Die Zaubeflöte, Die Holle Rache, Aria: Die königin der nacht

  • Rossini, Guillaume Tell, Sois Immobile, Aria: Guillaume Tell

  • Handel, Alcina, Sta nell'ircana, Aria

  • Strauss, Arabella, Er ist der Richtige nicht fur mich… Aber der Richtige, Duet: Zdenka, Arabella

  • Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro, Porgi Amor, Aria: Countess

  • Verdi, Simon Boccanegra, Doge! Anchor proveran...Ei dorme…Perdon, perdon Amelia, Trio: Adorno, Amelia, Doge

  • Bizet, Les Pecheurs de Perles, C'est toi, toi qu'enfin je revois…Au fond du temple, Duet: Nadir, Zurga

  • Verdi, La Forza del Destino, Pace, Pace, mio Dio, Aria: Leonora

  • Massenet, Thaïs, O messager de Dieu…Baigne d'eau mes mains et mes levres , Duet: Thaïs, Athanaël

  • Verdi, Don Carlo, Lo l'ho perduta ...Io la vidi, Aria: Don Carlo

  • Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro, Pian, pianin le andro piu presso, Sextet

* Rose Opera Young Artists

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Direction:

Musical Director: Benedict Collins Rice

Pianist: Andrew Robinson

Stage Director: Tamara Ravenhill

Producers: Tamara Ravenhill and Andy Evans

Lighting design: Alan Bain

Technical Director: Alan Bain

Soloists:

  • Tamara Ravenhill (Soprano)

  • Nina Kopparhed (Soprano)

  • Maria Gayle-Rogers (Soprano)

  • Olivia Bell* (Soprano)

  • Anna Marie McLachlan (Mezzo)

  • Lorna Jane Perry (Contralto)

  • Elizabeth Deacon (Contralto)

  • Philip Hayes (Tenor)

  • Andrew Evans (Tenor)

  • Matt Secombe* (Baritone)

  • Ian Helm (Baritone)

  • Edwin Dizier (Baritone)

  • Aleksi Koponen (Baritone)

  • Crispin Lewis (Bass)

* Rose Opera Young Artists

Recording:

Rose Opera made a video and audio recording of this performance. Excerpts from this will shortly be available on Rose Opera's Vimeo site.