Opera Comes to St Nicholas’

Choirs and Music

We are pleased to announce that experienced classical singers from City Lit Opera in London will be performing in our Saxon church on April 28th at 7pm.

The concert, which will include scenes from Handel’s Giulio Cesare, Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito and Cosí fan tutte and The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan, will be accessible to all (that is, free) with a retiring collection (suggested donation £5) to cover costs.

City Lit Opera School provides further specialized training for those interested in applying for entry to conservatoires or for entering the profession, with participants coming from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

Artistic Director of City Lit Opera, Colin Baldy comes from Lewes, Sussex. His career encompasses performing, teaching choral classes and vocal masterclasses, directing (both musical and stage) and he has also written several books on vocal technique.

Musical Director Peter Crockford studied at the Birmingham School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music and began his career as a répétiteur with Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Operas, New Sadlers Wells Opera, Wexford Festival Opera and Welsh National Opera. As a Musical Director and conductor, he has toured widely in Europe and the Middle and Far East taking operas and concerts to such far flung places as Kathmandu and Karachi.

Please put the date in your diaries and join us for this evening.