The Jazz Age
Saturday 14 May, 7.30pm, High Storrs School
George Morton returns to Hallam Sinfonia to conduct a programme related to the origins of, or inspired by, early jazz music
Hallam Sinfonia with Jon Boden
Saturday 9 July, 5.00 and 7.30pm, Abbeydale Picture House
Hallam Sinfonia are joined by the 11 time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Jon Boden for this special concert, conducted by Ellie Slorach
Selections from Carmen
Aria. L’amour est un oiseau rebelle
Aria. Les tringles des sistres
Les Dragons d'Alcala
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Fidelio – Mir ist’s so wunderbar
Il barbiere di Siviglia – Largo al factotum
Cavalleria rusticana - Intermezzo
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Morgenlich leuchtend
Lakmé – Viens Malika… Sous le dome épais
Don Carlos – Dio che nell’alma infondere
Tannhäuser– Dich, teure Halle
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Die Zauberflöte – Hm hm hm
This slightly more informal concert will include some of the full 7.30pm programme. Each item will be announced.
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(Emma Rae Ward is stepping in for Andrea Tweedale (Soprano) due to ill health)
Opera on Location
Formed in 2013, Opera on Location is a vibrant Opera company based in Sheffield with one simple aim: to perform exciting site-specific opera.
After gaining charitable status in June 2020, Opera on Location continue to be committed to bringing innovatively staged, high quality, affordable opera to Sheffield and South Yorkshire. As part of Opera on Location’s commitment to making opera more accessible, productions are always sung in English with newly commissioned librettos that reflect the modern-day world.
Juliane Gallant is a conductor in Tapestry Opera’s inaugural Women in Musical Leadership Fellowship, working with orchestras and opera companies across Canada.
A graduate of the National Opera Studio and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Juliane has led productions for Opera on Location, Hampstead Garden Opera, Opera Up Close, King’s Head Theatre, St Paul’s Opera, and the Clapham Opera Festival. In 2021, she made her Royal Opera House conducting debut in Mami Wata as part of the Engender Festival, in collaboration with Pegasus Opera.
Juliane was one of twelve conductors selected for the Royal Opera House’s inaugural Women Conductors Course in partnership with the National Opera Studio and the Royal Philharmonic Society. Through the Royal Opera House, she has received training from Sian Edwards, Alice Farnham, and current conducting mentors include Karen Kamensek, JoAnn Falletta and Rosemary Thomson.
Juliane is a recipient of funding from the Opera Awards Foundation, the New Brunswick Arts Council, the Salters Company, and the Leverhulme Trust.
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Dawn Allenby, Chris Thorp
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