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New Year’s Eve Gala – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: Anthony Inglis Reviewer: James Garrington New Year’s Eve. A time to reflect on the year that is ending, and look forward to what the New Year will bring: and if you’re lucky enough to have managed to get a ticket, a time to sit back and enjoy the traditional New Year’s Eve Gala in the wonderful surroundings of Symphony ...

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Opera First: Madame Butterfly – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Music: GiacomoPuccini Director: Richard Studer Conductor: Jonathan Lyness Reviewer: Claire Hayes Opera Project first performed in the intimate setting of the Factory Theatre in 2003, and proved so popular that the company has been returning every autumn since with a fresh production. This year, they’ve chosen to stage Madame Butterfly, sung in English and with a new orchestration for 13 ...

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Last Night of the Summer Proms – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton Reviewer: James Garrington Birmingham’s Symphony Hall may not be everyone’s first choice of a place to go on a warm July evening, but the thought of a Last Night of the Summer Proms is enough to fill this wonderful concert hall to the rafters. Presented by the London Concert Orchestra, the audience are treated to an ...

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