Croydonites Festival 2018 review: Mozart double bill by Pop-Up Opera

Posted on May 22nd, by Sue Harling in Culture. No Comments

It’s voice-to-voice combat in Croydon

As a keen amateur singer, I take any opportunity to observe the professionals at close quarters, so I was delighted to learn that the Croydonites Festival 2018 would include a Mozart double bill by Pop-Up Opera. Not only would I be close to the performers due to the intimate venue, but the proximity of the venue itself meant that I could be … Read More »

Event review: Eugene Onegin performed at Whitgift School, south Croydon

Posted on March 24th, by Sue Harling in Culture. 1 Comment

Try not to sulk if you don’t get the girl, there’s still a marvellous soundtrack

My most recent experiences of opera have been scaled-down versions by Opera Up Close and Charles Court Opera, so I was looking forward to a full-scale performance of Eugene Onegin at Whitgift School in south Croydon. The production ran from Sunday 12th to Saturday 18th March and boys from the school were … Read More »