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TOUR & CONTACT
"Opera Singers Alexander and James as Opera Galleria are to be congratulated on pulling off this bold musical and theatrical venture, which was warmly applauded by a large audience."
Please check back regularly while the Coronavirus situation unfolds, as some concerts have had to be postponed whilst we await confirmation that they can go ahead safely. It would seem we are indeed all connected, not only by music but by disease. We remain resolutely focussed on the former whilst extending every gratitude to those in the health professions who care for us when affected by the latter.
January 2023 - 'A clash of the Tartans' - Burn's night and ceilidh - Espéraza 11260 France - Why not brighten up a dreary January and join us in a 'toast to the Haggis' as we celebrate the Scottish Bard on Burn's Night. Scottish classical and folk tunes, poems and recitations accompanied with guitar, keyboard, percussion, followed by a traditional meal, a 'wee dram' and some rousing Scottish dancing... Full Details TBC
Spring, Summer and Autumn 2022:
Opera Galleria launch a series of new concert programmes including collaborations with Pianist Laetitia Jollet of Classical songs and arias, plus a brand new 'Classi-Folk' programme with more of your classical and folk favorites. Details coming soon!
10th April 2022 - Classi-Folk and Friends! - Espace Alibert, Salle Maroc, Espéraza 11260 France. Islander, appearing with Opera Galleria and members of AudeFolk will be performing more flavours of music from the genres of classical, folk and popular from 10:30am until 4pm. In collaboration with the Esperaza Town Hall all proceeds of this event will be donated to charities in aid of the people of Ukraine. Full details:
27th March 2022 - Classi-Folk - Café de la Galloise 5 Prom. Prte d'Arrés, 11240 Alaigne, France at 5pm. Islander, appearing with Opera Galleria will be performing another flavour of music from the genres of classical, folk and popular - In collaboration with the venue all proceeds of this event will be donated to charities in aid of the people of Ukraine. Full details:
9th, 10th, 11th December 2021 - 'Winter-Fête' - La Plantation, Espéraza 11260 France - 7pm - Classi-Folk's festive 'gallery' - Join us in residence for a 'soirée musicale' of seasonal songs, readings and carols from all over the world. On guitar, keyboard and percussion this classically trained vocal duo celebrates the joy of Christmas past, present and future with a mélange of classical song and folk music. Limited places (reserve by email at firstname.lastname@example.org) - Tickets 10 € incl. parking, glass of vin chaud and festive snacks.
July 26th 2020 - Gallery Ecosse d'Oc, Saint Laurent de la Cabrerisse. Tailored musical accompaniment to a photographic exhibition of works by Mark Lunn and others.
18th July 2020 - Classi-Folk - Maison de Mallast 19 Rue Nationale, 11170 Montolieu, France at 7pm. Opera Galleria will be performing another flavour of music from the genres of classical, folk and popular - full details TBA https://www.maisondemallast.com/ https://www.operagalleria.net/classi-folk
27th June 2020 - Classi-Folk - Maison de Mallast 19 Rue Nationale, 11170 Montolieu, France at 7pm. Come and join us for an evening of classical song, folk ballads and popular favorites - have some food and a drink in the newly refurbished garden at this lovely restaurant - Treat yourself and celebrate the relaxing of the lockdown rules with us in this charming village, famous for its bookshops and art galleries! Contact us or the venue for details. A bientôt!
Islander will be perfoming songs from his debut folk ballads album 'Turning the Tide' as well as a giving a preview of some newly written material, along with a mix of other popular favorites .
6th September 2019 - 'Classi-Folk' - Villelongue d'Aude, Place de l'Horloge, 11300 France - from 9pm
22nd June 2019 - 'Classi-Folk' La fête de Bonnat, Le Chai, 23220 Bonnat, France - starts at 4pm. Free entrance!
21st June 2019 - Teaming up again for our French Debut to perform extracts from 'Classi-Folk' at L'Auberge de la Tour, La Cellette 23350, France - starts at 7:30pm. Free entrance!
7th April 2018 - Alexander and James perform as 'Classi-Folk' at The Victory Room, Bucklebury Village, Berkshire RG7 6PR - 7:30pm.
This will include some tracks from Islander's (Alexander) newly-released debut folk ballads album, 'Turning the Tide'. The album will be on sale.
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