Our ever-popular annual concert comes perfectly in time – at the first weekend following the end of lockdown!* Once again it features HGO stars in a heartfelt celebration of opera favourites, with arias and ensembles by, amongst others, Monteverdi, Handel, Gluck, Bellini, Borodin, Verdi, and Puccini, and ending with Johann Strauss’s rollicking Champagne ensemble from Fledermaus.
Our singers are stars from our recent and forthcoming productions:
- Rusnė Tušlaitė, soprano (Figaro, 2021)
- Francis Gush, counter-tenor (Partenope, 2018)
- Jack Roberts, tenor (Sāvitri, 2019)
- Dan D’Souza, baritone (The Secret Marriage, 2018 and Sāvitri, 2020)
Although we can welcome the ending of Covid restrictions, we can bear in mind the Government’s statement that we still “need to learn to live with [COVID-19] and to manage the risk to ourselves and others”.
Please do not come to the concert if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. For reassurance of all, we will be checking temperatures at the entry to the concert by non-contact infrared thermometer.
The church is well-ventilated and does not come within the Government category of an “enclosed or crowded space” necessitating masking. But to ensure optimum risk management, please wear a mask when you are entering or moving about within the church, (unless of course you have a medical exemption). We respectfully ask you to consider maintaining the use of masks during the concert itself unless you are satisfied that removing them would not cause your immediate neighbours unease. Thank you for your consideration.