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Programme London Lyric Opera

Winter 2009 Fundraising Benefit

Fidelio by Beethoven Hosted by the Vernon Ellis Foundation 49 Queen’s Gate Terrace London SW7 5PN

www.londonlyricopera.com


Programme 12 February 2009

7.00pm

Guest Arrival

7.30pm

Welcome Address Martin MacConnel, CEO Wardour

Performance led by conductor, Madeleine Lovell Act I: No. 1 Duet: Jetzt, Schätzchen, jetzt sind wir allein (Jaquino, Marzelline) Act I: No. 2 Aria: O wär’ ich schon mit dir vereint (Marzelline) Act I: No. 4 Aria: Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben (Rocco) Act I: No. 7 Aria and Chorus: Ha! Welch’ ein Augenblick! (Pizzaro, Chorus) Act I: No. 8 Duet: Jetzt, Alter, jetzt hat es Eile! (Pizzaro, Rocco) Act I: No. 10 Finale: O welche Lust! (Chorus, First Prisoner, Second Prisoner)

8.15pm 9.30pm

Meet the Artists Reception Conclusion of Benefit

Winter Menu

Artists Conductor Madeleine Lovell Piano Paul Webster Marzelline Rachel Nicholls Jaquino Andrew Staples Rocco Richard Wiegold Pizzaro James Hancock First Prisoner Nicky Spence Second Prisoner Richard Harding Gentlemen of the Philharmonia Chorus

Canapés brought to you by Baker and Spice, with a boutique wine selection by Novum Wines Mini lamb burger with dried fruit crumble Mini sausage rolls with a twist Homemade pea soup with smoked bacon and carrots

Beetroot tartare topped with pecan nuts and fresh basil Organic salmon with yogurt and tarragon jelly Apple poached in white wine and stuffed with goat’s cheese and walnuts Homemade chocolate mousse with hazelnut and caramelised banana

Closing Remarks James Hancock, Founder London Lyric Opera London Lyric Opera LLO is a young company with ambitions to fill a niche in the UK opera scene by producing high quality concerts with the best available singers and musicians. Founder, James Hancock, and Principal Conductor, Lionel Friend, are deeply committed to producing operatic concert performances with the forces required by the score. Our partnerships with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Chorus enable LLO to aim for the highest standards. Our aim is to strive for an exciting and challenging concert experience that the London audiences will enjoy.


Thank you for supporting London Lyric Opera

London Lyric Opera is a young company with ambitions to fill a niche in the UK opera scene by producing high-quality concerts with the best available singers and musicians. Concert performances are planned in London every four months in the best concert venues. If you would like to get involved or have ideas about projects or resources that might help us keep doing what we’re doing, we’d love to hear from you. Please call us +44 (0)20 7193 4149 or email info@londonlyricopera.com to discuss.

“ Creativity and a passion for perfection is at the heart of what we do,” says Martin MacConnol, CEO of Wardour, “so we welcomed the opportunity to support a company whose drive for excellence in their artistic field matches ours. We are both constantly striving to improve communication with our audiences – the LLO with words and music, Wardour with words and design – so the work we do with the LLO complements our own perfectly.”

London Lyric Opera would also like to thank; Business Development Consultant & Event Producer, Violetta Tosic, Wardour’s Team: Lisa Cromer, Michelle Kelley, Shelley Murdoch, Sarah Spare, Orla McAvinue & Stephen Allen, Baker & Spice: Steffie Beard, Alex Maynard & Jacob Turjeman, Novum Wines: Alex Tilling, Philippa Wilkins & Steve Daniel, Photographer: Moz Bulbeck, Advance Arts Network: Tazina Frank, Paragi Trivedi & Katrina Waters, Vernon and Hazel Ellis and the Vernon Ellis Foundation for their most generous support.

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LLO Fidelio Winter Benefit Programme  

Programme for Concert held on the 12th February. Illustration by Sam Weber. Design by Wardour. Held at the house of Vernon and Hazel Ellis....

LLO Fidelio Winter Benefit Programme  

Programme for Concert held on the 12th February. Illustration by Sam Weber. Design by Wardour. Held at the house of Vernon and Hazel Ellis....

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