Summer Dreams – Stafford
Date: Friday 27th May 2011 19:30
Venue: Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford
Talking Point, 6.30pmJoin Douglas Boyd as he reflects on the many highlights and challenges of his ten years as Camerata Music Director.
Douglas Boyd conductorGiovanni Guzzo violinAlison Rose sopranoEleanor LeadbettersopranoLadies from Manchester Chamber ChoirJohn Savident narratorDon’t miss Douglas Boyd’s final concert in Stafford as Music Director of Manchester Camerata. On this magical evening Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto – a favourite with audiences worldwide, with its lyrical themes and lively finale – will be performed by the orchestra’s dazzling new Leader, Giovanni Guzzo. Fusing music and drama, Mendelssohn’s effervescent incidental music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be accompanied by narration taken from Shakespeare’s enchanting play. Your narrator for the evening will be actor John Savident, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Fred Elliot in Coronation Street.Filled with comedy, sublime poetry, and romance, this concert offers a unique and entertaining experience.Watch and listen to Mendelssohn’s Violin ConcertoFind out more about Giovanni GuzzoThis concert is a fringe event of the Stafford Music Festival 2011.Ticket Prices £15.00 and £13.00 (concessions)£5.00 tickets for under 18sSPECIAL FAMILY TICKET: £25 for a group of 4 (maximum 2 adults) plus a free programmeBooking InformationTelephone 01785 254653In person, go to Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LT