UK Pride Opera Festival 15-19th July

Dear friends of Project:Opera,

Just a few weeks to go until our Divas’ Gala tour, in June! Please find attached dates, if you missed our last e-mail

Next in the diary, we have three concerts in July:

Casanova’s ball – Sunday 15th July, 7pm – Freshwater Memorial Hall

A concert of arias and ensembles from Don Giovanni, Le Nozze di Figaro, Die Fliedermaus and more, with lots of favourites like ‘Largo al factotum’ and Barcarolle.

Tickets: £15

Concessions: £10

Children: £5

Advanced bookings only on or by post (please, see below).

Baroque at Barton Manor – Tuesday 17th July, 7pm – the barn, at Barton Manor

The sublime voices of Annalisa vaughan, Clarice Williams, Oskar McCarthy, Robert-John Edwards and Ian Wilson-Pope will be accompanied by celebrated Pianist Angela Pascale and Luke Haydn’s La Folie orchestra in a programme of Handel, Monteverdi, Purcell and more. Includes favourites like Rule Britannia, Sound the Trumpet and Addio Roma.

Tickets: £30

Concessions: £25

Tickets include a light meal. For a vegan option, please text your booking reference and ‘vegan’ to 07757 965339, if you have booked online.

Advanced bookings only  on or by post (please, see below).

Viva Verdi! – Thursday 19th July, 7pm – Quay Arts, Sea St, Newport

A dramatic programme of arias and ensembles from Rigoletto, Macbeth, Nabucco, La Traviata, Don Carlos, La Forza del Destino, Aida and Luisa Miller, performed by the celebrated voices of Annalisa Vaughan, Clarice Williams, Paul Featherstone, Robert-John Edwards and Ian Wilson-Pope.

Pianist: Angela Pascale.

Tickets: £15

Concessions: £10

For this event, please book directly through Quay Arts. Advanced bookings are available on .

The artists will donate 25% of profits from this tour to Isle of Wight LGBT+ Pride, in support of the island’s youth and community.

It will be an exciting week, with music to suit every taste!

To book your tickets BY POST:

Please, check availability and access by calling 07757 965339.

Cheques payable either to Project:Opera or to Annalisa Vaughan may be sent to


35a Swanmore Road


PO33 2TQ

Please, insure to include a self-addressed envelope for your tickets. Thank you!

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