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Grange Park Opera 2012


Provisional dates 2012 MAY 2012 Thu 31 Butterfly JUNE 2012 Fri 1 Idomeneo Sat 2 Butterfly Mon 4 Jubilee Holiday Tue 5 Jubilee Holiday Fri 8 Butterfly Sat 9 Idomeneo Sun 10 Butterfly

Wed 1 3 Thu 14 Fri 15 Sat 16 Sun 17 Tue 19 Wed 20 Thu 21 Fri 22 Sat 23

Spades Idomeneo Butterfly Spades Butterfly Butterfly Idomeneo Spades Idomeneo Butterfly


Sun 24 Spades Tue 26 Spades Wed 27 Butterfly Thu 28 Idomeneo Fri 29 Butterfly Sat 30 Spades JULY 2012 Sun 1 Idomeneo Tue 3 Spades

AT NEVILL HOLT Thu 5 Onegin Sat 7 Onegin Sun 8 Onegin Tue 10 Onegin The final version will be on the website at the start of September


The

Queen of Spades Tchaikovsky

1890

DIRECTOR ANTONY MCDONALD CONDUCTOR STEPHEN BARLOW


Puccini

DIRECTOR JOHN DOYLE CONDUCTOR GIANLUCA MARCIANO

1904


Mozart 1781

DIRECTOR CHARLES EDWARDS CONDUCTOR NICHOLAS KRAEMER


Eugene Onegin DIRECTOR STEPHEN MEDCALF CONDUCTOR TOBY PURSER

1879

Tchaikovsky


for 20 years we have been working in prison

Of the shortfall that arises 32% came from Annual Donors (gifts < ÂŁ1,100) 34% from 64 individuals making larger gifts 6% from Trusts 10% from Corporate Supporters

ÂŁ3.24m turnover 72.5% of this is spent on the artistic programme (ROH is 73%) 53.6% of income is ticket sales

56,000 watched us on YouTube 70,000+ hits on the website 1,000+ people follow us on twitter

17,300 tickets sold 694 new tickets buyers at The Grange / Nevill Holt


We helped 310 young people get to see an opera 80 Musical Chairs (free seats) 177 people contributed 90 schools seats 375 people are employed at the festival 5,600 glasses of champagne â&#x20AC;&#x201C; consumed by the audience


Join the family

OPERA IS AN EXPENSIVE BUSINESS

We do not receive a penny of public subsidy (even for the work in prison) and each year we try to better ourselves artistically If you are not already part of the family . . . think about it.


The family has CORPORATE MEMBERS Around 40 individuals SUPPORT AN ARTIST (£1.5k – £10k) Suggestions overleaf Around 1,000 people provide ANNUAL SUPPORT (£175 - £1,100) Guidance on the following pages You might contribute to a SCHOLARSHIP to help younger artists to pay for costly singing lessons. WE RECEIVE . . . AND WE GIVE For under 40s who aren’t regulars, we have discounted (some even free!) seats on selected nights. Register as a Meteor on the website


Support an artist £1.5 – £2.5k Butterfly: Geishas, Kate Pinkerton Idomeneo: Neptune, High Priest, Sailors Spades: the gambler Tchaplitsky, the Governess, Russian nannies


£3.5 – £6.5k Butterfly: Goro, Bonze, Yamadori Idomeneo: Ilia, Elletra, Idamante Spades: another gambler Tchekalinsky, Sourin, the Countess (who has the secret of the 3 cards), Pauline £7 – £10k Butterfly: heartless Pinkerton, the American consul Sharpless, Suzuki Idomeneo: Idomeneo, Spades: Lisa, her fiancé Yeletsky, Hermann (who loves her madly), Tomsky or . . . the humming chorus (Butterfly), the gambling scene, the winning cards (3, 7, the the queen of spades), Idomeneo’s fleet, a Sea Monster or JOIN THE IDOMENEO SYNDICATE


Annual donors are acknowledged in the festival programme and there are events in London associated with the development of the festival A form can be collected at the box office tent or you can donate online. The GLASS CEILING SOCIETY Proposed donation £1,100 The SCHOOL OF HIPPOCRATES Proposed donation £680 The SCHOOL OF ARCHIMEDES Proposed donation £350 The SCHOOL OF PLATO Proposed donation £200 HM Revenue & Customs have asked us to point out that donations of lesser and greater amounts are acceptable and that tickets are not guaranteed


Annual support Donors to the Opera at Nevill Holt are welcome at The Grange and vice versa CAPTAIN’S TABLE  Proposed donation £390 CLIPPER CLASS Proposed donation £200 STOWAWAYS Proposed donation £80


GRANGE PARK OPERA 24 Broad Street Alresford SO24 9AQ 01962 73 73 60 www.grangeparkopera.co.uk info@grangeparkopera.co.uk


Grange Park Opera 2012