The MAGIC of OPERA in Vauxhall

The MAGIC of Opera 2023 is a gala concert of classical music and operatic arias, with a tasting of quality Italian wines!

Date and time:
Sat, 11 Nov 2023 17:00 – 20:30 GMT


About this event:
The MAGIC of Opera

GS Wines present The Magic of Opera – a gala concert featuring our highly talented cast of singers and pianist, who will perform much loved operatic arias and classical songs, including many by great Italian composers such as Puccini and Verdi.

We feel privileged and pleased to have in our cast of singers (across 2 presentations), our lead singers*:

  • Vaiva Datenytė, a brilliant soprano from Lithuania, who has also performed internationally, and who includes many coloratura arias in her repertoire
  • Perth-born tenor Roberto Abate, one of the best spinto tenors in London, who has thrilled our audiences with his emotive and powerful voice, as well as hs sensitive portrayal of operatic heroes

MUSIC / SONG Programme

Arias expected to feature in the concert include:

  • “La Ci Darem La Mano” (duet) from Don Giovanni by Mozart
  • “Torna di Tito a Lato” from La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart
  • “Soave sia il vento” – Act 1 Trio from Così fan tutte by Mozart
  • “Ombra Mai Fu” from Xerses by Handel
  • “Ah! non credea mirarti” from La Sonnambula by Bellini
  • “Si Spande al Sole” from Il Re Pastore byMozart
  • “Addio, fiorito asil” from Madama Butterfly by Puccini

and many more! (subject to confirmation)

Arnold A Grand, Grand Overture (score written for a Hoffnung concert includes 3 vacuum cleaners whose players meet an untimely end…!)