Rocket Opera online performance platforms are continuing on zoom. If you are a performer and would like to join us for our open and free sessions to share performance with others get in touch.
The Poor Soldier - Shield Written in 1783 The Poor Soldier is a pasticcio opera comedy about Irish soldiers returning home after fighting for the British Army in the American War of Independence. The performance is part of the William Shield Festival 2021. Cast includes Rachel Dyson, Austin Gunn, Elizabeth Nicholson Performances Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th October 2021
Lunchtime Recital with William Shield & Friends Emily Higgins, Heather Jill Burns, and Austin Gunn perform songs and arias by Shield, Handel, Mozart, Caccini and more accompanied at the piano and harpsichord by John Treherne MBE Friday 15th October 2021
William Shield(ing) Recitals Between December 2020 and August 2021 Rocket Opera artists Andri Björn Ròbertsson, Elizabeth Nicholson and Austin Gunn perform open air recitals for retirement homes, rehabilitation centres and care homes in Gateshead and Middlesborough.
Love Juice - Donizetti A miracle elixir to help you recover from lockdown, or wallow in it! Stay tuned for details of performances Nemorino - Austin Gunn Adina - Rachel Dyson Belcore - Andri Björn Robertssôn Dr Sweetnsour - Graeme Danby Gianetta - Elizabeth Nicholson