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OPERA COCKTAIL

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Classics shaken with wit, stirred with drama and served with a contemporary twist Olivier Award winning OperaUpClose present some of opera’s best loved arias, duets and ensembles in a fun, modern setting. Performed in witty new English translations and beautifully acted in the company’s engaging, intimate style, this evening includes Musetta’s aria from La Bohème, Carmen’s sexy Habanera, and the drinking song from La Traviata. These popular tunes are performed by a quartet of some of the best opera singers in the UK and accompanied by a virtuosic pianist. Largo al factotum – baritone – 5 mins Musetta’s aria – sop – 3 mins La Donne e mobile – tenor – 3 mins O mio babino caro – sop – 2 mins Habanera – mezzo plus all – 4 mins Flower duet – sop and mezzo – 2 mins Don Giovanni / Zerlina duet – sop and bari – 3 mins Rodolfo/Mimi duet – sop and tenor – 2 mins Countess / Susanna letter writing duet – sop and mezzo – 3 mins ‘I saw a tiny teardrop’ from Elixir – tenor – 3 mins Libiamo – all, esp sop and tenor – 3 mins Cherubino – Voi che sapete

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