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International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Harrogate

16 Aug — 20 Aug 2018 | Tour Director: Donald Maxwell

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Donald Maxwell

Operatic baritone, director and lecturer

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1400 at the White Hart Hotel, Harrogate for four nights. Orientation walking tour followed by lecture: Introduction to the Operas of Gilbert & Sullivan. Evening talk from Bernard Lockett, Trustee of the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival.

Day

2

Morning lecture: Haddon Hall followed by fringe event or backstage tour. Afternoon: private recital by members of the G&S cast. Evening festival performance by the G&S Opera Company: Haddon Hall.

Day

3

Morning lecture: Iolanthe followed by fringe event or backstage tour. Evening festival performance by the G&S Opera Company: Iolanthe.

Day

4

Morning lecture: Pirates of Penzance, Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer followed by free time. Matinée performance by the G&S Opera Company: Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer. Evening performance by the G&S Opera Company: Pirates of Penzance.

Day

5

Tour disperses after morning lecture: G&S – The Future.

Tour Dates

16 Aug — 20 Aug 2018

Days

5

Cost

£1225

Tour Code

IGSH-18

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Testimonial

"Donald has a very warm, easy-going personality with interest in everyone he speaks with. His talent and pleasure in the work he does added greatly to the focus of the tour."

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Cost includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £195.

 
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