Encouraging enjoyment and understanding of
Opera, Theatre, Ballet and other Performing Arts
Opera Unmasked is an exciting project which aims to encourage enjoyment and understanding of opera, theatre, ballet and other performing arts. Its focus is in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas. As well as a monthly newsletter, this blog will keep you up to date with all that’s happening locally in the world of opera, theatre, ballet and other performing arts. Jim Mitchell.
Jim’s OPERA UNMASKED Blog
Opera Unlocked 13 September 2020
Big music event locally with appropriate social distancing. Tickets limited to 60 only. Sunday, September 13th 2020 in Kirsty and Dick Squire’s beautiful garden. Phone Jim Mitchell 01235...read more
Wall of Silence?
Hi Opera Lovers, Some great live opera performances coming up locally in November. Not only Kennet Opera with a double-bill of Dido and Aeneas/Sullivan’s the Zoo at Arlington Arts on 8/9 November...read more
£100 prize on offer to opera singers
Good morning Opera Lovers. Here’s a competition with a prize, of interest to all aspiring opera singers. Opera Unmasked is offering a £100 prize and a specially arranged Concert Appearance to...read more
Introducing Justin Bindley
Here’s a very interesting announcement about Kennet Opera’s New Musical Director, Justin Bindley. All the best, Jim To kick off their 2018 season, Kennet Opera are delighted to...read more
Kennet Opera have a new programme for 2018
Greetings Opera Lovers. Kennet Opera based in Newbury have announced their exciting 2018 programme. Here’s what they say… “Our first, and very important, event of the year is...read more
Ever wanted to sing opera?
Do you enjoy Opera and ever wanted to sing it? You don’t have to have a great voice or be able to sight read Music. Kennet Opera (based in Newbury) have an Open Evening on February 14th 2018. Why...read more
Not extra maths, but music
Here’s an interesting article I read in The Guardian. What do you think? You can add your comment below. Jim How to improve the school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it A...read more
Is competition a good thing?
Please see part of a reply I’ve had from the Vale of White Horse after applying for support for a Singing Competition recently.. ‘Competitions are also proven to have a negative impact...read more
And All That Jazz
Paravicini Jazz Quartet. What a great event on December 14 this turned out to be – not just amazing musical performances, but over £2,300 raised for Charity – Music for Autism. Lots of young...read more