On the crest of a wave for Ebb and Flow

ebbREHEARSALS are in full swing for the Thurrock Community Chorus production of Ebb and Flow at the Civic Hall on November 30th.

YT popped into rehearsals at the wonderful new facilities at Ormiston Park Academy.

During lunch, we spoke to Danielle Chinnon, who has been a participant in ROH backed productions since 2008 and Dan Pargeter, for whom, this is the first time.

EBB and Flow: an opera mash-up is a newly devised performance which features music from three operas: Dido and Aeneas by Purcell, Mozart’s Idomeneo and Richard Taylor’s The Purfleet Opera: Ludd and Isis.

This unique evening of song has been devised, written and created by the Royal Opera House’s 140-voice Thurrock Community Chorus and includes performances from soloists from the Chorus under the baton of Jeremy Haneman. It is the first semi-staged performance for the Thurrock Community Chorus since The Purfleet Opera: Ludd and Isis was performed at the opening of the Royal Opera House Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop in 2010.

Tickets for Ebb and Flow: an opera mash-up are £10 and concessions £8. Tickets can be booked online at www.roh.org.uk or by calling the Royal Opera House Box Office on 020 7304 4000. For more information about the work of the Royal Opera House Learning and Participation Team in Thurrock please go to www.roh.org.uk/thurrock or email getinvolved@roh.org.uk

Ebb and Flow: an opera mash-up Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus in Concert Saturday 30 November 7.30pm Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, RM16 2JU Tickets £10 Concessions £8 Box Office 020 7304 4000 The Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus presents a very special performance at the Civic Hall in Grays on Saturday 30 November at 7.30pm.

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