"Iris Dreaming" - Opera Launch Concert

"Iris Dreaming" - Opera Launch Concert
An evening of music and words to launch Iris Dreaming, a new opera by renowned NZ contemporary composer Gillian Whitehead and librettist Fleur Adcock, based on the life of celebrated New Zealand writer and feminist, Robin Hyde. Soprano Joanne Roughton-Arnold and pianist Marc Verter will perform pieces by Gillian Whitehead, Douglas Lilburn, Charles Gounod, William Walton, Rachmaninov & Strauss as part of this beautiful programme of vocal music. The concert will also include readings by celebrated New Zealand-born poet Fleur Adcock, one of the most influential poets working in Britain today. This is a phenomenal chance to meet NZ's rising opera star Joanne Roughton-Arnold, Fleur Adcock and conductor Holly Mathieson, and enjoy some of NZ's most stunning vocal music with a glass of wine Funds raised will support the production costs for the world premiere of the opera at the 2016 Arts Festival Dunedin.
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Time & Date

Friday, 4 March 2016, 07:00 PM - Friday, 4 March 2016, 12:00 AM


The Godolphin & Latymer School, Iffley Road, London W6 0PG
T: 020 8741 1936 | www.godolphinandlatymer.com

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