We want to introduce the young to great performances so under 18’s are Free for all events when accompanied by an adult.
Sat 22 Sept – Classical Young Musicians
Croft Hall Hungerford – Cafe Style – Bar 7.00pm Show 8.00pm Tickets £8
Such talent and enthusiasm see some of the districts best, for an amazing night at a great price.
Newbury Weekly News Review of last years concert.
Sat 29 Sept – Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri
Croft Hall Hungerford – Theatre Style – Bar 7.00pm Show 8.00pm Tickets £20
The one and only Kiki Dee.
For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience. 2018 marks Kiki’s 55th year in the music industry and has cemented her status as one of the UK’s finest and most revered vocalists.
If you like to plan ahead then see Future Events
Fri 3 Oct The Darkest Hour – Film
Introducing out new Film Book Club read the book (available from the Hungerford Bookshop, watch the film then discuss afterwards.
Set in 1940 when Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister and comes under pressure to commence peace negotiations with Adolf Hitler
2017 Cert PG 2hrs 5mins Drama/Historical
Gary Oldman won many awards for best actor with his portrayal of Churchill
Sat 13 Oct An Evening of English Opera
Following their successful appearance in Hungerford last year, The Music Troupe presents an evening of English opera, old and new, comic and serious. An excellent cast is joined by the Newbury Chamber Choir.
Trial by Jury – Gilbert & Sullivan
The first G&S collaboration resulted in a timeless comedy of the sexes (and a send-up of the judicial system) in which a jilted girl sues her ex for Breach of Promise. Her award is something rather more than she bargained for…
[about 40 minutes]
The Parting – words by Federico García Lorca, music by Edward Lambert
A surreal moment – a dream, perhaps? – when Enrique leaves home and heads for the mountains. As he bids farewell to his loving wife, an old coachman appears and offers his assistance. The first performance of a short new opera for three singers.
[about 15 minutes]
In Windsor Forest – Vaughan Williams
A choral cantata from Vaughan William’s opera Sir John in Love first performed in 1929. The composer himself wrote the libretto drawn from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.
[about 10 minutes]