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Opera – Barefoot and Emotional

St Marys in the Castle is to host the Barefoot Opera Young Artists Tour of Donizetti’s great comedy L’Elisir D’Amore (The Elixir of Love) on Saturday, 5 September  HOTs Zoya Mathison finds out more.

Posted 15:22 Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 In: Performance Tags: barefoot opera Jenny Miller L'Elisir D'Amore Lesley Anne Sammons opera st mary in the castle Zoya Mathison

Alice Privett sings

A beautiful, accomplished young classical singer will delight us with songs and arias from the classical repertoire, including Schubert’s masterpiece, ‘Shepherd on the Rock’, to help raise money for this year’s  Young Artists’ touring production of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore on 5 September. The performance will be topped off with accompaniment by outstanding clarinettist, Andrew Sparling, and Glyndebourne pianist, Nicholas Bosworth, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 17:10 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: alice privett Anne Rebecca Hojlund barefoot opera Chiara Vinci Chris Cormack Jenny Miller nicholas Bosworth Schubert

Queen of the Night sings to the moon

Instead of ‘can belto’ from a sixty foot tower, an accomplished soprano in demand all over the World for her Queen of the Night (Magic Flute)

Posted 20:59 Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: barefoot opera Chris Cormack duets Jenny Miller nicholas Bosworth penelope randal-davis Songfest

The barefoot gypsy in me

There’s something dark and savage in our blood which will out! Barefoot Opera Young Artists Tour, with its strong production values and demanding, genuinely educational rehearsal structure, will tour a nine-singer Carmen this year.  In keeping with its style, the singers learn to be both soloists and ensemble players, and are accompanied by a gypsy band of keyboard, accordion, clarinet and double-bass, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 12:08 Sunday, Sep 7, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: barefoot opera carmen Cathy Bell Charlotte North Clement Heatherington Finola Woolgar James Schouten Jenny Miller Laurence Panter Lesley Anne Sammons Oscar Dom Victor Castellino Rebecca Hanbury Rebecca Laurent St Leonards Festival Opera Garden Party St Mary in the Caste

Opera garden party fulfils a dream

At the Way Forward meeting last night, Mandy Curtis from 18 hours told local residents about this year’s extended St Leonards Festival and why she wanted to add a ticketed opera garden party to the existing one-day, free community Saturday. HOT’s Erica Smith wanted to find out more and caught up with Mandy whilst she and her team of organisers set the finishing touches to the schedules.

Posted 16:39 Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 In: One Long Party Tags: 2014 barefoot opera George Humphreys Musafir Nana Tsiboe Opera South East Osadia St Leonards Festival Sunday 13 July susannah appleyard Suzy Appleyard

Sound Waves raises £2,000+ for charity

December was a busy month for Sound Waves Community Choir with several events that together raised more than £2000.  The concerts included one in aid of the Seaview Project which raised a magnificent £643.79, more than any other Seaview concert, and Sound Waves’ own Christmas concert, which raised just over £1,000 for its chosen charities, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 12:19 Monday, Jan 13, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: Adam Hepkin barefoot opera Chris Cormasck Deborah Roberts Jenny Miller Juliet Russell Katy de Braux Liane Carroll Mike Hatchard Mike Rosenberg Now and then Singing for fun Sound Waves Community Choir Vocal Explosion

Do you believe in magic?

Prepare for invasion – a troupe of young and exuberant singers are taking over St Mary in the Castle!  Barefoot Opera Young Artists, after their great success last year with Mozart’s Magic Flute, bring a characteristically fresh, physical and original production of Purcell’s operatic masterworks: The Fairy Queen and Dido and Aeneas, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 07:18 Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: anne rebecca laurent barefoot opera dido and aeneas evelyn nallen fairy queen Hannah Lauren-whittam Ian Watson Jenny Miller lesley ann sammons susannah appleyard
Hastings Film Makers Festival 2013

Doors open for home-grown film festival

UPDATE: CORRECTION TO STORY. The  Hastings Shorts series of short films, showing Saturday 27 April at 2.30pm at The Jerwood Gallery, is a new collection and not, as we originally reported, a repeat of last year’s Arrow In The Eye event.

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