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the context of a Conservation Plan which would attach significance to the various building periods in evidence. By November 1999 the Conservation Plan was well under way and Wasfi and Michael met up with its author, John Redmill, and the architect David Lloyd-Jones to discuss the possible ways of expanding

the theatre. It would require a major fund-raising exercise, as well as numerous permissions from a variety of interested bodies, but the plan has progressed rapidly from that point (see below) and is now close to completion.

2002 MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

Planning Permission granted

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

CONCRETE SLABS

2003 FEB

MAR

APR

WALLS OF STAGE BLOCK

STEEL FOR NORTH WALL

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

RENDERING

STEEL FOR STAIRCASES

STEEL FOR BALCONY JOINERS ELECTRICIANS PLASTERERS

Work starts on site with excavation and breaking out the north wall

ROOF

STAGE FIT OUT

THE RESTAURANT

THE CHAMPAGNE BAR

Fourth festival Cosi fan tutte (8 performances) I Capuleti e I Montecchi (7 performances) Fortunio (5 performances) cost of operas £500,000 Donations from 600 Notable Greeks £120,000

Fifth festival La Traviata (8 performances) Anything Goes (8 performances) The Turn of the Screw (4 performances) cost of operas £660,000 Donations from 800 Notable Greeks £160,000

Touring Cosi fan tutte

Winchester Prison West Side Story

Touring La Traviata

2003

2002

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Grange Park Opera 2002 Programme  
Grange Park Opera 2002 Programme  

Grange Park Opera 2002 Programme