Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Win Tickets - Our Latest Competition

Rosalind Plowright in Giordano's Andrea Chenier at Bregenz in 2011
Rosalind Plowright in Giordano's Andrea Chenier at Bregenz in 2011
Courtesy of Divas & Scholars we have two tickets to give away for their Autumn season of lectures and study days. The winner will receive two tickets for the event of their choice, either the champagne opera evenings on Verdi's Otello (24/9) or Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur (12/11), or the study day on Verismo: Puccini and his contemporaries (15/10) which includes a lecture by me, and a masterclass and talk by mezzo-soprano Rosalind Plowright. 

Full information on how to enter after the break.


The full programme is as follows, the winner gets to choose one of these:-
24th September, London SW3, 6.30pm – Verdi’s opera Otello.  Richard Peirson from the English National Opera will discuss this operatic masterpiece with baritone Charles Johnston.  Richard Peirson is currently working on the ENO’s production of Otello.

 15th October, Cadogan Hall, London SW1, 10.30am to 3.30pm – Verismo: Puccini & his contemporaries.  Legendary British opera singer Rosalind Plowright OBE will give a masterclass to 6 emerging opera singers as well as discuss her brilliant international career and iconic roles.  During the afternoon the critic Robert Hugillwill lecture on verismo

 12th November, London SW3, 6.30pm – Adriana Lecouvreur.  Broadcaster Sandy Burnett will talk about Francesco Cilea’s dramatic opera. There will be a live performance given by an up-and-coming soprano  and award winning pianist Peter Foggitt   

To enter the competition simply answer the following question:-

Which soprano role in which opera by Verdi was recorded by Rosalind Plowright in a recording which is available in Chandos's Opera in English series.

Answers by email to competition@hugill.demon.co.uk, along with your full name and address. The competition closes on at midnight on Sunday September 21, the winner will be the first entry selected at random from the correct entries.

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