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An Evening of Opera with Welsh National Opera Orchestra

When
Saturday July 14, 2018 at 19:00
Where
Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
Tickets
£16, £24, £32, £40, £50; under 18s half price
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  1. Overture, from Nabucco - Giuseppe Verdi
  2. Celeste Aida, from Aida - Giuseppe Verdi
  3. Concert Suite, from Carmen - Georges Bizet
  4. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (flower song), from Carmen - Georges Bizet
  5. Intermezzo, from Manon Lescaut - Giacomo Puccini
  6. Donna non vidi mai, from Manon Lescaut - Giacomo Puccini
  7. Overture to 'The Bartered Bride' - Bedrich Smetana, arranged by David Matthews
  8. Vesti la giubba, from I Pagliacci - Ruggiero Leoncavallo
  9. Excerpts, from I Pagliacci - Ruggiero Leoncavallo
  10. Recondita armonia, from Tosca - Giacomo Puccini
  11. 8 Slavonic Dances Op 72 - Antonín Dvorák
  12. 8 Slavonic Dances Op 46 - Antonín Dvorák
  13. Cielo e mar!, from La Gioconda - Amilcare Ponchielli
  14. Crisantemi - Giacomo Puccini
  15. Because you’re mine - Nicholas Brodszky, arranged by Paul Bateman
  16. Fruhlingsstimmen, 'Voices of Spring' Op 410 - Johann Strauss II
  17. Nessun dorma, from Turandot - Giacomo Puccini

Visiting Saffron Hall for the first time, Welsh National Opera Orchestra is delighted to bring an exciting concert programme from the world of opera and the stage. Long associated with Welsh National Opera, renowned Welsh tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones has sung at major international opera houses including the Metropolitan in New York, the Chicago Lyric, in London with ENO and the Royal Opera House, as well as in Paris, Lyon and Brussels. Gwyn joins the Orchestra for an evening of operatic highlights, programmed to feature the very best of the tenor voice alongside this extremely versatile and well-regarded ensemble.

Orchestral overtures and interludes share the programme with arias from Puccini (including Tosca and Manon Lescaut), Verdi (Aida), Bizet (Carmen),the particular operatic favourite ‘Vesti la giubba’ from I Pagliacci by Leoncavallo, the Mario Lanza classic ‘Because you’re mine’ and maybe the odd Neopolitan song! This promises to be a dramatic and delightful way to spend a summer evening.


Venue
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4UH
England
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