Thursday 19th October 2017 - 2:30 pm
AN AFTERNOON OF REAL OPERA SONGS & REAL UKULELES
The Award-Winning Opera-lele has rapidly established itself as one of the most innovative and exciting new acts in the UK. A crossover act specialising in singing music from opera and musical theatre accompanied by the emotionally powerful yet understated twang of the ukulele.
Having both trained as singers at the Royal College of Music and Goldsmiths College in London, George Bartle and Amanda Harkett burst onto the ukulele scene with a performance on the Main Stage of the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival. Audiences were stunned and excited by what they saw and heard. They received a standing ovation and were described by many as the surprise hit of the festival.
Highlights from their unique programme will include pieces from Puccini’s Turandot, Bizet’s Carmen, Verdi’s Rigoletto, Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Delibes’ Lakme.