Keep the Home Fires Burning – An Anzac Day Special

25 Apr

“FOR KING AND FOR COUNTRY.”

"FOR KING AND FOR COUNTRY."

“FOR KING AND FOR COUNTRY.”

An ANZAC Day Special Online Concert

KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING

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25 April, 11AM

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Thanks to Mosaic’s Ghost Light Bunker (a temporary purpose-built broadcast space), State Opera will give a very special socially-distanced-concert-performance this ANZAC Day.
State Opera sings “for King and for Country”: featuring hit songs of the early 20th Century and the wartime anthems that swelled a nation’s pride, plus a smattering of Gilbert and Sullivan.

CAST

Bethany Hill
Charlotte Kelso
Mark Oates
Andrew Crispe
Gerry Masi

REPERTOIRE

When this Lousy War is Over (parody of What a friend I have in Jesus) – All

WW1 Medley –
Oh it’s a lovely war (Shields)
We don’t want to lose you (Reubens)
I’ll make a man of you (Wimperis/Finck)
They Didn’t believe Me (Kern/w. parody lyric)

Macushla (MacMurrough/Rowe)– Mark Oates

Bless This House (Brahe) – Charlotte Kelso

On the Road to Mandalay (Speaks/Kipling) – Gerry Masi

We’ll Gather Lilacs (Novello) – Bethany Hill, Charlie Kelso

I’ll take you home again Kathleen (Westerndorf)– Andrew Crispe

K-K-K-Katy (O’Hara) – Mark Oates,  Andrew Crispe, Gerry Masi

The Floral Dance (Moss) – Gerry Masi

When the Wooer goes a Wooing from Yeomen of the Guard (Gilbert & Sullivan) – All

Tarantara (When the Foeman bears his Steel) from Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan) – All

Danny Boy (trad.) – Mark Oates​

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Such an awe inspiring career. And a wonderful human aswell xxx

A wonderful singer and warm hearted woman! A privilege to know her and to have worked with her.

Marilyn congratulations! A truly magnificent Soprano and such a beautiful woman inside and out. Thank you for sharing Karen xx

Darling Marilyn. What an absolute legend, inspiration and truly lovely person and dear friend. Thank you SOSA for sharing.

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A few weeks ago we asked you to share photos of your beloved furry friends and you delivered. So we thought it was only fair that we return the favour! Please meet the pets of State Opera – Milo, Kaspar, Pierre, Books, Angus & Eddie, Scout & Finn, Ziggy & Maisie, Augie and Apollo.

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Catch a double dose of support for State Opera from The Advertiser today. Look out for Ben Mingay in Adelaide Confidential and Ewart Shaw's review of Carousel online.

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This is a big gamble for State Opera but it pays off in hearts. - Ewart Shaw 

Catch a double dose of support for State Opera from The Advertiser today. Look out for  Ben Mingay in Adelaide Confidential and Ewart Shaws review of Carousel online.

https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/entertainment/state-opera-gamble-pays-off-in-hearts/news-story/b38e098ae2c7186c3ce1064d7835f6ff

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I loved every minute, and left with a tear in my eye. Congrats to Stuart, Yarmila and all the SOSA team and artists. ❤️

It was an amazing show, could not have wished for a better performance.

We absolutely loved it. Congratulations 🥳

Wonderful show on Friday night, loved it!

Outstanding performances all round.

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It was a fantastic show all round. A great night out.

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🎟Missed out on tickets??🎟 A HANDFUL of tickets have just become available at the very last minute to this Friday and Saturday nights shows. If you hurry you may still be able to catch this incredible show. https://stateopera.com.au/productions/carousel/

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