News and Reviews2017-02-24T13:57:19+00:00

NEWS & REVIEWS

Have a look through footage of our recent events, audience reactions and reviews at Clonter.
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OPERA PRIZE 2019

AND THE WINNER IS… Photograph by Robert Workman The winner of the 2019 Clonter Opera Prize Concert was soprano Alexandra Lowe, representing the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (and Ex-Royal Northern College [...]

11th February 2019|Categories: Opera|

OPERA PRIZE 2018

AND THE WINNER IS… Emma Mockett - from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - receiving a cheque from The Ann Driver Trust. The Runner-Up prize and Audience Vote went to Carrie-Ann Williams from the Royal [...]

9th February 2018|Categories: Opera|

MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Cast Count Almaviva - Josep-Ramon Olivé, Countess Almaviva - Elizabeth Skinner, Susanna - Margo Arsane, Figaro - Henry Neill, Marcellina - Jade Moffat, Basilio/Curzio - Andrew Irwin, Bartolo - Eugene Dillon-Hooper, Antonio - Edward Robinson, Barbarina - Corinne Cowling

Robert Beale, The Arts Desk https://www.theartsdesk.com/opera/le-nozze-di-figaro-clonter-opera-review-wedding-full-future-stars

3rd January 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

OPERA TODAY PRESS REVIEW

'Clonter’s Opera Gala in the breath-taking beautiful ball-room at the Lansdowne Club in Mayfair was a glamorously glittering smattering of opera – which made me want to run out to every opera in town.' [...]

3rd January 2018|Categories: Opera, Press|

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DID YOU KNOW…

… that words are being lost from the Children’s English Dictionary? Words like kingfisher, acorn, dandelion, conker, bramble and magpie, making way for words like Smartphone, and WiFi. In discussion with the Just So Festival, this year’s Musical Theatre Days have been constructed around keeping these words alive, in conjunction with weaving together key characters from opera, creating ‘Into the Clonter Woods’!

More info on The Lost Words – https://www.thelostwords.org. Spot the involvement of Karine Polwart, a former visitor to the Clonter stage.

Photo – Designer, Jessica Staton with her Magpie puppet (a first at Clonter, we think).

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