"Opera in a Convent Garden": Sunday 6 February 2011, 5.30 pm, Springfield Convent School, St. John's Road, Wynberg. R100 adults, Scholars R20. BOOKINGS: 021 797 9637
Opera in a Convent Garden: 6 February 2010 – Zanne Stapelberg, Violina Angeulov, Aubrey Lodewyk, Albert Combrink & Jane TheronAlbert Combrink2011-01-17T09:05:15+02:00
The 8th offering of the annual "Opera in a Convent Garden" takes to the boards on Sunday 6th February 2011 in the Springfield Gardens, St Johns Road, Wynberg. 5.30 pm. Our stars this year are Zanne Stapelberg, Aubrey Lodewyk and Violina Anguelov with Albert Combrink and Jane Theron.
"Opera in a Convent Garden" is an annual concert held in the beautiful gardens of Springfield Convent in Wynberg, Cape Town. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy a sunset glass of wine with the cream of Cape Town's operatic talent.
I have been a repetiteur for many productions, from Operas to Musicals to Cabarets. But I have enjoyed few of them as much as this production conducted by Alex Fokkens and directed by Lara Bye. The story is delightfully funny and charming. A young couple are in love and already secretly married, and this becomes the engine that drives the farce. I think it is a real “Closet-Opera”: there is always at least one closet on the stage, with always at least one person hiding in [read more…]