Family Concert 2015

Family Concert 2015

Posted on 22/03/2015 18:00 in Orchestra | Comments Off on Family Concert 2015

The family night takes audiences on a journey through the art of comic Italian opera. It is a style of opera that suits all family members, especially the young ones and the young at heart. As the name indicates, it is a fun-filled art mainly characterized by its light airy songs. Comic opera, or “opera buffa”, is a genre known for its funny characters and happy endings and is usually filled with sarcasm and social criticism. This concert programme is designed to...

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Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius

Posted on 22/03/2015 10:20 in Blog | Comments Off on Jean Sibelius

Before we go onto today’s blog, here’s a quick one – Just for laughs… Making It Real A certain hoity-toity prima donna once threatened to hold up an opera unless she could be provided with real jewels, instead of stage imitations, for an early scene… “Oh, very well,” said the Manager, “and I will see that you have real poison for the last scene.” 🙂 Little has been told of Sibelius’ life. Indeed, little is...

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