AND THE WINNER IS... Saturday night saw Mezzo Soprano, Lauren Young crowned as Clonter's 2020 Opera Prize winner. Lauren was representing the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The runner up prize went to Soprano, Sian Dicker, representing the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and the Audience Prize went to Mezzo Soprano, Stephanie Maitland, representing the
... behind Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, Joseph Houston and William Whelton will direct and choreograph Cinderella respectively! To see the magic unfold, book your tickets now: https://www.clonter.org/ev…/rodgers-hammersteins-cinderella/
If trying something new is one of your new year resolutions and you have not yet been to an opera performance at Clonter, the Opera Prize Concert is an excellent opportunity to dip your toe in the opera pond before total submersion. On Saturday 1st February, 6 singers nominated by the leading music conservatoires in
Clonter has just completed the first lap of the annual auditioning process - 195 applications received, 143 audition slots available, 24 withdrawals due to ill health (It is that time of year).
Clonter is delighted to announce this new collaboration with the highly acclaimed Manchester based Hope Mill Theatre next Spring, bringing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical classic Cinderella to the Clonter stage. This production will be the fully staged UK premiere of this classic fairy tale, brought to life in an enchanting musical by the duo behind Oklahoma, Carousel and South Pacific.
Clonter is delighted to announce that the target of £60,000 has now been reached, and a full programme has been agreed for 2020. May we take this opportunity to thank all those that either donated or made a pledge thus helping us achieve this.
£58,000 NOW RAISED Clonter is delighted to report that it has now raised an astonishing £58,000, and is deeply heartened by the response to the URGENT APPEAL, launched in September.