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Thursday 25 April 2019
Opera Appreciation Talks
Discover the birth of opera in Italy as opera singer Helen Astrid (formerly English National Opera) reveals the beauty and fascination surrounding one of the most celebrated of all art forms.
Join Helen at one or all three of her talks on the last Tuesday in September, October and November 2018.
Tickets £15.00 or £38.00 (all 3) includes a Wine Reception.
To book email email@example.com or click here
We look forward to seeing you there!
Art History Lectures: English Portraiture
Delivered by Art Historical London’s Hattie Bennet.
25/09 Portrait of Henry VIII of England, Hans Holbein the Younger
02/10 Lady Venetia Digby, Sir Anthony van Dyck
09/10 Mary Beale, Self Portrait
16/10 Thomas Coram, William Hogarth
30/10 Mr and Mrs Andrews, Thomas Gainsborough
06/11 The Monarch of the Glen, Sir Edwin Landseer
13/11 Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, John Singer Sargent
27/11 Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy, David Hockney
Full price: £15 per lecture
Richmond Card price: £13.50 per lecture
Work with artist Dominque Holt to explore the work of experimental textile artists Nina Morgan and Lisa Kokin. Taking their work as inspiration, you’ll learn innovative textile manipulation techniques to create a personalised A3 wall hanging.
This is a three part workshop taking place on Thursday evenings: 8 November, 15 November, and 22 November.
Full price: £90
Richmond Card price: £80
We are delighted to announce a major new revival of Friedrich Schiller’s romantic drama Don Carlos, starring Tom Burke, as part of the Rose’s 10th anniversary season.
‘Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love’
Don Carlos faces the most profound of dilemmas. In a cruel twist of fate, his former fiancé and the love of his life, Elizabeth, has recently become his stepmother. His father and usurper is the tyrannical Philip II.
Abandoned by both man and decree, Don Carlos must fend for himself. But one man, Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa, has never forgotten the childhood act of sacrifice that the Prince made on his behalf. Dreaming of freedom for his people, Rodrigo becomes an unlikely power broker in the King’s duplicitous court.
A double edge story of loyalty, love and friendship, and the abuses of power and statesmanship, Don Carlos is as resonant today as it was at the time.
Israeli theatre director Gadi Roll brings his trademark dynamic imagery and haunting soundscapes to Schiller’s masterpiece.
Celebrated actor Tom Burke plays Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa. Best known for his role as Athos in the BBC series The Musketeers, as Dolokhov in the BBC literary-adaptation miniseries War & Peace and most recently for his role as the titular character Cormoran Strike in the BBC series Strike, Tom's theatre credits include The Deep Blue Sea at the National Theatre, Reasons to be Happy at Hampstead Theatre and Macbeth at the Almeida Theatre.
Rose Theatre Kingston event
Soemthing To Hide
This thriller, set in the 1950's, reveals a web of deceit that is eventually untangled by a seemingly gullible detective to reveal a murderer. For 4 nights only.
Tickets from: Box Office:- Archie on 020 8941 1267 or
More details and web sales at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/smdg-hampton
St Mary's Drama Group event
Acis and Galatea and Don Quioxte and the Duchess
9th, 10th and 11th November at 7.30pm
Tickets: £15 from 0333 1212 300 or online at www.langdondowncentre.org.uk
Richmond Opera perform an operatic double bill of love, tragedy and farce
3 nights only.
Langdon Down Centre event
Choir starting in September
Ella's Choir runs in aid of React, a local children's charity
No need to audition or read music!
Our aim is to provide an inclusive musical experience that's friendly and fun. We also aim to challenge and inspire, leaving you refreshed and rejuvenated.
Ella’s Choir will start on Thursday 6th September 2018 at 7.00-8.30pm Jack and Jill Nursery School, 20 First Cross Road, Twickenham (by the Green), TW2 5QA.
We sing uplifting songs each week and you'll learn basic singing techniques and improve your health and well-being.
The first session for any newcomers is free, thereafter you can pay for the term (£10pw when booked in a block.
If you’d like to come along, please drop Helen an email firstname.lastname@example.org
Now I Can Sing!
Realise your singing potential in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment:
- Master the fundamentals of singing technique
- Develop an understanding of musical notation
- Build your sight-reading skills
- Enjoy singing solo and with others.
8-week course with 2 week break
Tutor: Carl Speck
Contact: 07739023692, email@example.com
Landmark Arts Centre event
Acis and Galatea, and Don Quixote chez la Duchesse
Richmond Opera presents Handel's Acis and Galatea, and Biosmortier's comical Don Quixote chez la Duchesse, fully-staged with baroque orchestra, at the lovely Victorian Normansfield Theatre.
Combining magic, monsters, powerful women, deluded men, and all sung in English, its a 3-night run over 9th-11th November.
The start times are:
- Friday 9th November - 7:30pm
- Saturday 10th November - 7:30pm
- Sunday 11th November - 5pm
All tickets are £15, available at 0333-1212 300 or by booking online at https://langdondowncentre.org.uk/event/acis-and-galatea-and-don-quiote-chez-la-duchesse/
The Normansfield Theatre is in the Langdon Down Centre, Langdon Park, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS, and has parking.
Richmond Opera event