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Opera by the Lake with Sir Thomas Allen

(31 January 2020)

Join us at Van Mildert College on Saturday 22 February for an evening of opera favourites with our Chancellor, Sir Thomas Allen, along with Durham Alumni soloists. Tickets can be reserved by emailing 

 All are very welcome to this special event which will be accompanied by The Feather Orchestra and Chorus and also feature Durham University Alumni soloists Sarah Baillie (soprano), Eleanor Penfold (soprano), Bridget Tomlinson (soprano) and Matthew Morgan (tenor).

The programme includes music by Mozart, Beethoven, Bizet, Puccini, Verdi and more! The musical directors are Matthew Morgan and Matthew McCullough.

Entry is by recommended donation of £20 per person which will support the work and aims of Van Mildert College Trust. Student entry is free but booking still required. To book, please email

A pre-performance drinks reception will be available from 6.30pm with a welcome drink included for all. The performance will begin at 7.30pm.

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