Event 03: The Fairy Queen Revisited
St Mary's Church, North Bar Within, Beverley
Thursday 23 May 7:30pm
Hetty Wayne violin
Cherry Forbes oboe
Cecelia Bruggemeyer double bass
Robert Howarth harpsichord
with University of York Baroque Ensemble, Chamber Choir and Music Education Group
Beverley Grammar School directed by Zoe Hughes
Beverley Girls' High School directed by Sarah Ward
of York will be working with year 7 and 8 pupils from two Beverley secondary schools on a collaborative opera project based on Purcell's 'The Fairy Queen'.
Led by composer James Redwood, the students will be encouraged to explore themes from the 17th century work and Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' upon
which the opera is based, in the composition of songs, dramaand movement as well as learning to sing some of the highlights of Mr Purcell's great work.
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