Ebb and Flow

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The Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus presents a very special performance at the Civic Hall in Grays on Saturday 30 November at 7.30pm. Ebb and Flow: An Opera Mash-up is a newly devised performance which features music from three operas: Dido and Aeneas by Purcell, Mozart’s Idomeneo and Richard Taylor’s The Purfleet Opera:Ludd and... Read more »

Mikado at ENO

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With a rump-tee-tum-tee-tum and a spring in my step I happily took my seat for a joyous revival of Jonathan Miller’s acclaimed Mikado at the ENO, London. This production is 25 years old now and still as fresh, funny and innovative as it was in 1986. There have been many productions of Mikado, the biggest... Read more »

La Boheme

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Giacomo Puccini’s romantic depiction of bohemian Paris, with memorable music and a love story drawn from everyday life, has captivated audiences round the world, making La Bohème one of the best-loved of all operas, in fact it is my favourite Opera! It was first performed in Covent Garden in 1897 and has had over 500... Read more »