Gods & Heroes. John Tomlinson: Weekend Masterclass, Lectures and Concerts. Wagner, Verdi & Britten

Written By The Wagnerian on Sunday, 21 April 2013 | 9:38:00 pm

Should you have a free weekend in May this might be very much of interest.  And by the sea as well... This also gives an excuse to add a clip of what may surely be the greatest entrance of Wotan to act 3 of Siegfried.

MASTERSINGERS and A MUSIC CLUB OF LONDON Weekend of Masterclasses & Concerts

Featuring SIR JOHN TOMLINSON
with Mastersingers Artists
in music by
BRITTEN, VERDI & WAGNER
3-5 May 2013

All Saints Chapel,
Darley Road, Eastbourne BN20 7PE

FRIDAY MAY 3
20.00 – 21.30 Lecture: A GREAT TRIO
David Edwards introduces the weekend’s three composers, examines how they influenced each other and looks at what they thought about each other’s work with recorded excerpts

SATURDAY MAY 4
10.30 – 13.00 Masterclass: WAGNER’S SIEGFRIED ACT 3
Sir John Tomlinson works on the final act of the third opera in the RING cycle Michael Druiett Der Wanderer Rhonda Browne Erda Neal Cooper Siegfried Kelvin Lim piano

15.00 – 16.30 Lecture Recital: AN OPERATIC BESTIARY
David Edwards presents a brief guide to the animals in Wagner, Verdi & Britten – a dragon, a bear, horses, swans & donkeys… featuring Mastersingers young artists & others

19.30 Concert: VERDI, BRITTEN (& some Wagner)
Sir John Tomlinson sings music by these three great composers and is joined in arias and duets by Lee Bisset & Cheryl Enever sopranos, Rhonda Browne mezzo-soprano, Adam Tunnicliffe & Neal Cooper tenors, Michael Druiett & Stuart Pendred basses Kelvin Lim piano

SUNDAY MAY 5
10.30 – 11.30 Interview: SIR JOHN TOMLINSON & FIONA MADDOCKS
The distinguished music critic of The Observer talks to Sir John about
his long and varied international career

12.00 – 13.00 Masterclass: WAGNER’S SIEGFRIED ACT 1
Sir John Tomlinson works with two singers who will perform at Opera North this summer Michael Druiett Der Wanderer Richard Roberts Mime Kelvin Lim piano

14.00 – 15.00 Book Signing: THE WAGNER EXPERIENCE
Author and Wagner expert Paul Dawson-Bowling introduces his major
new study of Wagner on the eve of its publication


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TICKETS
Friday 20.00 £10
Saturday 10.30 £12
15.00 £10
19.30 £20
Sunday all sessions inclusive £15
OR Buy a Season Ticket for all events £50

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM
Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre,
Cornfield Road, Eastbourne BN21 4BQ