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International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Harrogate

17 Aug — 21 Aug 2017 | Tour Director: Donald Maxwell

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Tour Director

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Donald Maxwell

Operatic baritone, director and lecturer

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1400 at the White Hart Hotel, Harrogate. Short orientation walking tour. Evening: introduction to the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan and talk by Bernard Lockett, Trustee of the Gilbert and Sullivan Festival.

Day

2

Morning: introduction to Trial by Jury and Ruddigore followed by festival fringe event: Richard Temple – A Man of the Theatre. Afternoon: private recital by members of the G&S chorus. Evening festival performance by the G&S Opera Society: Trial by Jury (Charles Court Opera) and Ruddigore (sung in Catalan by EGOS Theatre of Spain).

Day

3

Morning: introduction to Pirates of Penzance followed by festival fringe event: A Tenor All Singers Above – Festival Tribute to Thomas Round. Evening festival performance by the G&S Opera Society: The Pirates of Penzance.

Day

4

Morning lecture: introduction to Princess Ida and HMS Pinafore. Matinee performance by the G&S Opera Society: Princess Ida. Evening festival performance by the G&S Opera Society: HMS Pinafore.

Day

5

Morning lecture: Acting in Opera. Tour disperses 1100.

Tour Dates

17 Aug — 21 Aug 2017

Days

5

Cost

Tour Code

IGSH-17

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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 £240.

 
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