28 September 2013 - 7:30 pm
28 September 2013 - 10:00 pm

Orchestra of St John – A Night at the Opera

The Orchestra of St John is performing A Night at the Opera, at St John’s Church on Saturday, September 28, from 7.30pm.

The event features music from some of the greatest operas ever written.

Among the favourites the audience will be able to enjoy are Verdi’s La Traviata, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and Magic Flute, Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, and various work from Wagner including Tannhauser,Gotterdammerung and Tristan and Isolde.

Full programme

Mozart   The Marriage of Figaro Overture
Mozart   Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio (from The Marriage of Figaro)
Mozart   Der Vogelfänger (from The Magic Flute)
Mozart   Papageno duet (from The Magic Flute)
Rossini   La calunnia (from The Barber of Seville)
Dvořák   Song to the moon (from Rusalka)
Mascagni   Intermezzo (from Cavalleria Rusticana)
Puccini   O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)
Massenet   Meditation (from Thaïs)
Massenet   La mort de Thaïs (from Thaïs)

Verdi   La Traviata Prelude to Act I
Verdi   Pace, pace mio Dio! (from La Forza del Destino)
Wagner   O du, mein holder Abendstern (from Tannhäuser)
Wagner   Siegfried's funeral music (from Götterdämmerung)
Wagner   Prelude to Act I (from Tristan und Isolde)
Wagner   Leibestod (from Tristan und Isolde)

The orchestra will be conducted by Richard Jenkinson and will feature soprano Claire Prewer and baritone Ian Bell.

Tickets cost £10 while accompanied children go free.

The ticket price includes a programme and a glass of wine or juice in the interval.

Tickets can be booked at St John’s Parish Office on 01527 878801 or 01527 870048, or will be available on the door from 6.30pm.

For more on the orchestra visit o-s-j.org.uk.