CONCERT 5 — AN AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA
Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018 – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High School
- Robert Holliston, narrator
- Nathan MacDonald, bass
- Jennifer Turner, soprano
Join us for an afternoon of opera highlights narrated by local musical treasure and opera aficionado Robert Holliston. Opera lovers and those who are just being introduced to the art form are sure to learn something new and interesting! Robert has given pre-performance lectures for Pacific Opera Victoria since 1993 and hosts their free community series 'INSIDE OPERA with Robert Holliston' and many other community engagement events. Robert is also the Head of Keyboard at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and still actively performs as a piano soloist and chamber musician.
Jennifer Turner and Nathan McDonald are two superb local vocalists who will help bring these beautiful opera selections to life!
- Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro Overture
- Bellini – I Capuleti e i Montecchi
- Berlioz – Hungarian March (from ”The Damnation of Faust”)
- Humperdinck – Hänsel and Gretel Prelude
- Faure – Pelleas et Mélisande Prelude
- Mozart – La ci darem la mano (from ”Don Giovanni”)
- Verdi – Di Provenza, il mar (from ”La Traviata”)
- Donizetti – Regnava nel silenzio (from ”Lucia”)
- Verdi – Nabucco Overture
- Mozart – Ein Vogelfanger bin ich ja (from ”The Magic Flute”)
- Verdi – Ah! Dite alla giovine (from ”La Traviata”)
Brian Wismath, music director