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What we have done

Opera Gala Performances in Hay-on-Wye, Bridgend, Pontypridd, Radyr, Newport, Cardiff, Bristol & Oxford.

Art song and lieder recitals in Talgarth and Pontypridd.

Semi-staged concert performance of Amahl & the Night Visitors (Menotti) in association with the Gower Chorale.

We have been engaged by Hay Music, the Forget-Me-Not Choir, Gloucester Welsh Society, Leonard Cheshire Homes and Penylan House.

Seasonal concerts include Christmas Gala Concerts at various venues, most recently; a rehearsed reading of "A Christmas Carol" in Victorian costume with period carols; "Christmas From Around The World" featuring a cappella carols in five part harmony, sung in their original languages.

Poster for our Concert

"A Christmas Carol"

26th November 2017 at 18:00, St. David's Church, Hopkinstown, Pontypridd.

 

This is a rehearsed and costumed dramatic reading of the classic Dickens novel, interspersed with Victorian Christmas carols, solo songs and music of the period.

Soprano/Various Characters - Emma Mary Llewellyn

Mezzo-Soprano/Various Characters - Louise Ratcliffe

Tenor/Various Characters - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone/Narrator/Scrooge - Julian Boyce

Piano - Gareth Llyr Simon

Poster for our Concert

"A Christmas Carol"

9th December 2017 at 19:30, St. Andrew's Church, Troed-y-Bryn, Penyrheol, Caerphilly.

We are returning, by request, to St. Andrew's this year with a repeat of "A Christmas Carol", last performed there in 2015. 

 

This is a rehearsed and costumed dramatic reading of the classic Dickens novel, interspersed with Victorian Christmas carols, solo songs and music of the period.

Soprano/Various Characters - Emma Mary Llewellyn

Mezzo-Soprano/Various Characters - Louise Ratcliffe

Tenor/Various Characters - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone/Narrator/Scrooge - Julian Boyce

Piano - Nicki Rose

"Cake and Classical: The Songs of Travel"

8th October 2018 at 13:00, The Atkinson - Studio, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1DB

Enjoy a slice of cake and a classical performance.  At this performance Julian Boyce will be performing Vaughn William's "The Songs of Travel" as an audio-visual presentation.  Part of the Wirral Arts Festival.

Piano - Edward Peak

"Music at the Manor"

8th October 2018 at 19:45, Thornton Manor, Manor Road, Thornton Hough, Cheshire, CH63 1JB

An concert of musical delights presented in the glorious surroundings of Thornton Manor.  Programme includes music by Tchaikovsky, Gershwin, Mozart, Romberg and Rossini.  Part of the Wirral Arts Festival.

Soprano - Emma Mary Llewellyn

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone - Julian Boyce

Piano - John Gough

2018 Poster draft

"A Very Volante Christmas"

8th December 2018 at 19:30, St. Andrew's Church, Troed-y-Bryn, Penyrheol, Caerphilly.

We are returning to St. Andrew's this year with  "A Very Volante Christmas"  

This is a celebration of everything to do with Christmas, involving spoken word and music - with a load of festive fun added in! 

Soprano - Emma Mary Llewellyn

Mezzo-Soprano - Louise Ratcliffe

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone - Julian Boyce

Piano - Nicki Rose

SINGING OUT THE SUMMER POSTER

"Singing out the Summer"

11th September 2022 at 18:30, St. Luke's Church, Rhydyfelin, CF37 5LN.

Our first post-COVID concert and a special one with lots of our friends taking part!  An evening of opera, musical theatre and song. 

Soprano - Rosie Hay

Soprano - Emma Mary Llewellyn

Mezzo-Soprano - Helen Greenaway

Mezzo-Soprano - Francesca Saracino

Mezzo-Soprano - Stella Woodman

Mezzo-Soprano/Cello - Sophie Yelland

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Tenor - David Fortey

Tenor - Huw Llywelyn

Baritone - Julian Boyce

Bass - Jasey Hall

Piano - Ryan Wood

Volante Tenors Concert Poster

"Volante Tenors"

8th October 2022 at 19:00, The Vanguard Centre, Van Road URC, Caerphilly, CF83 1JZ.

An evening of songs and arias celebrating the tenor voice. 

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Tenor - David Fortey

Tenor - Huw Llywelyn

Piano - Ryan Wood

 

Special Guest Artist:

Clarinet - Nathan Isaac 

MILNE Concert Poster Bangor

"The Songs of A. A. Milne (and Lewis Carroll) by Harold Fraser-Simson"

12th October 2023 at 11:15, Bangor Cathedral, LL57 1LH.

A recital of songs from our recent album.

Mezzo - Helen Greenaway

Mezzo - Francesca Saracino

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone - Julian Boyce

Baritone - Philip Lloyd-Evans

Piano - Frederick Brown 

Milne Concert Poster Llandaff

"The Songs of A. A. Milne (and Lewis Carroll) by Harold Fraser-Simson"

13th January 2024 at 11:00, Llandaff Parish Hall, CF5 2DZ.

A recital of songs from our recent album.

Soprano - Rosie Hay

Mezzo - Helen Greenaway

Mezzo - Francesca Saracino

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone - Julian Boyce

Baritone - Philip Lloyd-Evans

Bass - Stephen Wells

Piano - Frederick Brown 

Milne Concert Poster Caerphilly

"The Songs of A. A. Milne (and Lewis Carroll) by Harold Fraser-Simson"

27th January 2024 at 14:00, Vanguard Centre, CF83 1JZ.

A recital of songs from our recent album.

Mezzo - Helen Greenaway

Mezzo - Francesca Saracino

Tenor - Simon Crosby Buttle

Baritone - Julian Boyce

Baritone - Philip Lloyd-Evans

Bass - Stephen Wells

Piano - Frederick Brown 

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