2010: The Elixir of Love by Donizetti

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In 2010 we performed Donizetti's ingenious comedy, The Elixir of Love, with Harry Fehr as Director, Nicholas Jenkins as Musical Director, 5 amazing soloists, and a fantastic choir and orchestra made up of members of the local community and local primary schools. This has been a wonderful success and we have already had some very positive feedback. Please see below for links to reviews.

Review from 'What's On Stage' by Simon Thomas

Review from 'The Independent on Sunday' by Anna Picard

Review from 'The Stage' by Susan Elkin

Director: Harry Fehr; Musical Director:Nicholas Jenkins; Designer: Emma Wee; Lighting Designer: Charlie Lucas; Costume Supervisors: Nicola Namdjou; Libby Blogg; Assistant Director: Lewis Reynolds; Repetiteur: Duncan Robertson

Adina: Elena Xanthoudakis; Nemorino: Nicholas Sharratt; Belcore: Grant Doyle; Dulcamara: Robert Poulton; Giannetta: Helen Bailey

English Translation by Amanda Holden adapted for this production

'It proved a perfect vehicle for the chorus and orchestra drawn from the locality and a top-notch quintet of solo vocalists.' Simon Thomas, What's On Stage.

'The cast looked as though they were having a ball and the audience were too. It was another triumph for Blackheath's annual community event - roll on next year.' Simon Thomas, What's On Stage.

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2018 Course/Session Dates

Blackheath Halls Chorus

Come and Sing Events

Saturday 3 Feb 10am-1pm | Lucy Drever

Saturday 17 Feb 11am-5pm | Nicholas Jenkins

Sunday 18 March 11am-5pm | Lee Reynolds

Sunday Night at the Halls Course

Rehearsals: Monday 7.30-9.30pm | 5, 12, 19 & 24 February 

Performance: Sunday 11 March with afternoon dress rehearsal

Meantime Jazz

Course 1:  Mondays 7-9pm | 8, 5, 22 & 29 January, 5 February

Course 2: Mondays 7-9pm | 19, 26 February, 5, 12, 19 March

Blackheath Halls Orchestra

Rehearsals
Sundays 2.30-5.30pm | 14, 21, 28 January, 11, 18, 25 February

Sunday 1.30-4.30pm | 4th March

Performance
Sunday 4 March

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