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I’m a theatre animal and a diva hidden behind a music stand is no substitute for the real thing, frankly

Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus: an Iford Arts Production 18 & 19 May Bath Guildhall About the production, by Simon Butteriss In these troubled times, the expense of staging opera and operetta becomes ever more challenging and, increasingly, concert performances replace full productions. I’m a theatre animal and a diva hidden behind a music stand is…

Die Fledermaus gold
The British don’t get operetta. Does it lack good British moral fibre? By Simon Butteriss

As Iford Arts opens its 2019 season with two performances of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, starring Simon Butteriss at Bath Guildhall on 18 & 19 May, the legendary comic baritone, director and Dr. Blind on the night, looks at the Brits relationship with operetta. A BRITISH BAT By Simon Butteriss The British don’t get operetta. We don’t go…

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** Casting Announcements for Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus in Bath on 18 & 19 May

Iford Arts is delighted to make the following cast announcements. They join legendary comic baritone SIMON BUTTERISS and NADINE BENJAMIN  in Johann Strauss’s classic operetta Die Fledermaus –  a comic story of revenge and seduction – performed in the glorious Banqueting Room of the Bath Guildhall. Alfred – ROBIN BAILEY The serenading tenor, who declares his love for…

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Nadine Benjamin announced for Die Fledermaus, FREE opera for Under 18s and the glorious Grade 1 listed Belcombe Court, near Bath

It is with huge pleasure and pride that we invite you to the 2019 Iford Arts season. Thanks to the unwavering commitment of our regular benefactors and supporters we are able to deliver two new site-specific opera productions, Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, a Clare Teal picnic prom and a young artist’s concert for…

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General Booking opens at 9.30am TODAY

General Booking for the Iford Arts 2019 season opens today from 9.30am via Bath Box Office on 01225 463 362 or online via our performance pages or How To Book Here’s a reminder of our beautiful new venues Belcombe Court, Bradford on Avon and Banqueting Room, Guildhall, Bath.  

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