CARMEN IN CONCERT – GLASTONBURY ABBEY
SUNDAY 1ST JULY 2012
CARMEN IN CONCERT AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY
(CONDUCTOR CHARLES HAZLEWOOD PRESENTS ORCHESTRA IN A FIELD 30TH June/1st July 2012)
Kathryn will perform in the role of Carmen in a concert performance of Bizet’s famous opera with the symphony orchestra Excellent Device conducted by Charles Hazlewood.
“Orchestra in a Field” will set Somerset ablaze with a colourful and eclectic programme offering something for everyone. Held in the sweeping parklands of Glastonbury Abbey, with its romantic ruins, drifts of wild flowers, and ancient orchards, this unique event is the inspiration of award-winning conductor, Charles Hazlewood”
Gates open: 11am – 10.30pm
(Open rehearsals all afternoon)
Community Choir Sing-Off
Finalists from around the country compete in an X-Factor style ‘sing-off’ with winners decided live by votes from the audience.
The British Paraorchestra
The world premiere appearance of the British Paraorchestra at full strength: the UK’s first-ever national disabled orchestra.
Adrian Utley’s Guitar Orchestra
Imagine the sound of an insanely large collection of electric guitars! The result is like a monolithic aural installation: music of awesome power but also intense beauty.
A concert performance of the world’s most popular opera, with a stunning international cast, the symphony orchestra Excellent Device!, and a chorus of hundreds.
(see full programme for Saturday 30th June too!)