Saturday, 7 May 2016

Cav & Pag in new home

On 13 May 2016, Hampstead Garden Opera (HGO) opens in its new home, Jacksons Lane Theatre, Highgate, N6 5AA. The enterprising company will be giving performances of Cav & Pag, Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. The operas will be sung in David Parry's English translations and directed by Bruno Ravella (his fifth production for the company). Music director Oliver John Ruthven conducts the HGO Orchestra in a reduced orchestration.

The operas are double cast with Michelle Prage and Nina Kanter sharing Santuzza, Jonathan Cook and Laurence Panter as Turiddu, Elisabeth Poirel and Kirsty Anderson as Nedda, Adam Music and Benjie del Rosario as Canio and Michael Craddock and Andrew Sparling as Tonio. There are 10 performances:
Evenings at 7.30 pm – May 13, 14, & 17-21
Matinées at 4.00pm: Sundays May 15 & 22
Matinée at 2.30pm: Saturday May 21

Full details from the Hampstead Garden Opera website.

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