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Silver Shines Bright as Mireille

Those of us fortunate enough to have heard last night’s semi-staged performance of Gounod’s opera Mireille by New Sussex Opera at Lewes Town Hall were treated to some world-class singing by South African soprano Sally Silver.  The role of Mireille … Continue reading

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Gounod’s ‘Mireille’ comes to Lewes

Fancy a hot romantic summer in Provence? Throw in a few ghosts, a witch and a tragic ending for the soprano––along with some splendid music, of course––and you’ve got Gounod’s opera, Mireille. Widely reputed to be Gounod’s magnum opus, which … Continue reading

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