A Night at the Opera at Clifton Cathedral

Clifton cathedral, Clifton Park, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3BX

Tel: +44 (0)1179629522

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A Night at the Opera at Clifton Cathedral

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A Night at the Opera, presented by Bristol Symphony Orchestra, the City of Bristol Choir and a quartet of professional operatic soloists, will create its own unique operatic story using the music of the great operatic composers. With over 150 performers this will be an operatic extravaganza the like of which Bristol has never seen before.

Our story will not be logical, operatic tales never are, but the audience will enjoy a journey of great intensity, allowing our performers to share all the most powerful human emotions. Few will avoid a tear or a tingle down the spine during our switchback ride through the world of opera.
The magic of opera lies in the telling of a story. Opera was the original complete art form with musicians and singers combining to act out the story in the most powerful and passionate way possible.

Opera lovers will recognise much familiar music but there will be some less familiar moments too. If you think you don't like opera, come and try it out – we're sure you'll be converted by the end of the evening!

Starts 8pm

ADULTS
Online: £20.00 
On the door: £22.50
UNDER 16's
Online: £10.00
On the door: £10.00

Featuring
Rebecca Evans | Soprano
Hanna-Liisa Kirchin | Mezzo-soprano
William Wallace | Tenor
Edward Jowle | Baritone
Peter Wilde | Narrator
William Goodchild | Conductor
Aimée Cottam | Guest Leader

Part I: A Story, Love and Celebration
Bizet | Carmen, Act 1: Prelude
Verdi | La Traviata, Act 1: Prelude
Wagner | Der fliegende Hollander: Spinning Chorus
Tchaikovsky | Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Waltz with Chorus, "Vot tak syurpriz!"
Donizetti | Don Pasquale, Act 3: "Tornami a dir che m'ami"
Mozart | The Marriage of Figaro, Act 2: "Voi, che sapete che cosa è amor"
Verdi | La Traviata: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici"
Borodin | Prince Igor, No.12 Polovtsian Dances and Chorus: "Uletaj na kryl'jach vetra"
Part II: Intrigue, Doom and Redemption
Verdi | Rigoletto: Quartetto. "Un di, se ben rammentomi" leading to, "Bella figlia dell'amore" (Duca, Maddalena, Gilda, Rigoletto)
Donizetti | L'elisir d'amore: "Una furtiva lagrima"
Beethoven | Fidelio, Op. 72, Act 1: "O welche Lust" (Chorus of Prisoners)
Verdi | Nabucco, Introduzione: "Va Pensiero, Sull'ali Dorate"
Bizet | Carmen, Act 2: No. 11 Chanson: "Les tringles des sistres tintaient avec un éclat métallique"
Mascagni | Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
Purcell | Dido and Aeneas, Act 3, Scene II: "When I am laid in earth"
Wagner | Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod
Bizet | Carmen, Act 4: No. 25 Choeur et scène, " Les voici! Voici la quadrille!"

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