Music Director Bryan Evans worked yesterday with the 11 young artists involved in the YAP at Les Azuriales. They have had masterclasses with Denis O’Neil all week and tonight will compete in a competition for three prizes. Anne Marabini Young our General Director is one of the judges. Watch this space for the winners …
Early start to St Tropez for a lunchtime Barber !
First Traviata tonight in this wonderful Villa.
The tables are laid out for dinner in the gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild after our performances for Les Azuriales Opera, St Jean Cap-Ferrat.
Our poor old lorry ( aged 12 – that’s a lot in human terms!) broke down in Avignon on its way to les Azuriales Opera in St Jean-Cap-Ferrat. After being towed to an Iveco garage the problem was easily fixed and Matt made it in time for dinner last night and this mornings get-in. Maybe her days are numbered – any ideas anyone??
Still some tickets left for The Barber of Seville on 8th September and La Traviata on 15th September at Fingest Great Barn. Only 45 minutes from West London set in beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside.
It’s not often that Music Director Bryan Evans takes the wheel of our lorry! However when it needs a new tyre and Stage Manager and driver Matt is away – needs must …
Photo by Anne Marabini Young
Not long until we perform at Les Azuriales Opera in the wonderful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, St Jean, Cap-Ferrat. Two Traviata’s and a Barbiere. 23, 24, 25 August.
It’s not often we have such a spectacular a view of the top of our lorry like this! (Cap-Ferrat 2012)
Anne Marabini Young
Music and Artistic Director:
Bryan Evans MBE
COMMITTEE OF HONOUR
Geraldine Whittaker CBE
John Whittaker CBE
The Lord & Lady Laidlaw of Rothiemay