JUST GONE…

Opera Gala

Nearly back to pre-covid numbers for the Clonter Opera Gala 2022, with many newcomers, who gave The Company a rapturous applause at the end of this delightfully put together show, cunningly and carefully constructed by former music director Clive Timms, in a quest to present repertoire not performed in the opera galas before, and directed...

2022-11-16T16:30:54+00:0016th November 2022|Feed, Blog, News, Reviews|

PAPAGENO’S QUEST @ EDINBURGH FRINGE

We thought you might like to know how we got on in Edinburgh. Last week an enthusiastic throng of children and adults joined Papageno in the Grand Theatre, theSpaceUK @ Surgeons' Hall, on his quest to find a magpie feather for the Queen of the Night, meeting his friends Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, as well as a witch, Musetta, Carmen and Prince Charming along the way. Papageno's Quest was developed as part of Clonter’s Educational Workshop...

2022-08-31T16:22:59+01:0025th August 2022|Feed, Blog, Opera, News, Reviews, Press|

JUST GONE…

Love Music Trust's 'Summer Celebration'

Clonter was delighted to be able to welcome this wonderful event back this year.

"[Those] two days in many ways seemed to officially ‘cut the ribbon’ on the return of what many of us have for so many years, been so...

2022-06-27T14:21:58+01:0027th June 2022|Blog, Feed, News, Reviews|

JUST GONE…

Jazz in June - Pearson Plays Porter

Thank you to the 339 people who attended the Pearson Plays Porter show on Saturday night. This was the biggest house size Clonter has had since Covid began, and it was just WONDERFUL to be able to provide an audience of this size for James Pearson and Friends once again. Lots of newcomers this year, and although...

2022-06-15T14:53:58+01:0013th June 2022|Feed, Blog, News, Reviews|

JUST GONE…

Crossover, Spring Opera Showcase & HCMS

Clonter has been very busy over the last month. Hot on the tail of the Crossover Festival (Bluegrass and Old Time festival), Clonter went straight into the May Masterclasses, culminating in the Spring Opera Showcase. It was all going on on Saturday 14th May. Eurovision, the Spring Opera Showcase, and wasn't there some...

2022-05-23T16:52:58+01:0023rd May 2022|Feed, Blog, Opera, News, Reviews|

AND THEN THEY WERE GONE…

Crossover 2022

On Monday we waved goodbye to 300+ campers, who attended the return of the Crossover festival here at Clonter, after 4 days of largely lovely weather but most importantly much music making. Here is just a snap shot of the scene. Treat yourself, preferably with a pint of The Bollington Brewing Co. in...

2022-05-06T16:08:51+01:006th May 2022|Feed, Blog, News, Reviews|

LAST WEEK @ CLONTER…

Tea with... Songs from the Shows

'Absolutely charming' was just one of the lovely comments received from audience members as they were leaving after an hour of songs from the shows last Wednesday. Thank you Naomi Rogers and John Ieuan Jones, for coming and giving so much JOY in a LIVE performance - following their online version in...

2022-03-14T14:59:20+00:0014th March 2022|Feed, Blog, Opera, Reviews|

JUST GONE…

Elias String Quartet & Robert Plane

Saturday saw a visit to Clonter of the Elias String Quartet and Robert Plane, treating both a Holmes Chapel Music Society audience and a number of Clonter supporters, to Beethoven's String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, but an unexpected treat of Brahms' Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, via...

2022-02-14T15:20:18+00:0014th February 2022|Blog, Feed, Uncategorized, News, Reviews|

AND THE WINNER IS…

Opera Prize

Clonter is now delighted to announce the results of this year’s Clonter Opera Prize. What a fantastic turn out we had on Saturday night. We were back up to nearly normal audience numbers, at over 200. Hooray! And hooray and congratulations to the numerous winners. More prizes were given out this year than usual, given the extraordinary...

2022-02-25T17:00:34+00:009th February 2022|Feed, Blog, Opera, News, Reviews|
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