Alderney Performing Arts Festival

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With much excitement Alderney Performing Arts Festival Foundation (APAFF) have prepared unmissable musical events for their Summer Season.

Saturday 24 July - Chateau L’Etoc

The opening event on 24 July sees The Rockabellas return fired up to deliver close harmony favourites at Chateau L’Etoc.

Being the opening act at the first APAFF event in 2013 this Trio have become well known performers. Reviews include:

 “Absolutely fantastic” - Jonathan Ross

 “Brilliant show” - Nigel Lythgoe OBE

This means that this will be an impressive evening of harmony.

In harmony are also the sponsors who have stepped forward to support this Summer Season. The States of Alderney, the Guernsey Arts Commission and the Social Investment Fund are joined by this year’s principal sponsor Polygon Collective. Polygon Collective founder and chairman, Martin Belcher says:

‘We are delighted to be the principal partner of The Alderney Performing Arts Festival. The arts and performance culture is an integral part of our community and very much part of Polygon’s ethos and values. To support and promote events like these and attract world-class acts to our Bailiwick is important to us.’

Guy and Julia Hands of Hand Picked Hotels, including St Pierre Park in Guernsey, are generously supplying delicious sparkling spumante – from their winemaking estate in Tuscany, Villa Saletta – and a selection of other wines, while The Georgian House Hotel is supporting the festival through on site mouth-watering catering.

The iconic and unique setting of Chateau L’Etoc will provide the perfect back drop for this evening. 

Friday 13 August - Chateau L’Etoc

Manu Brazo Saxophonist Extraordinaire accompanied by the towering talent of Bryan Evans at Chateau L’Etoc .

The programme includes  Gershwin, Bizet, Falla and Vaughan – Williams. 

 

Saturday 21 August - St Anne’s Church

The Opera Gala at St Anne’s Church on 21st August will showcase the phenomenally talented line up of Gwen Ann Rand, Yolanda Grant -Thompson, Ronald Samm and Robert Winslade Anderson accompanied by Steinway Artist Nigel Foster. Their programme centres on well-known solos, duets and ensembles from Gershwin’s Opera Porgy and Bess and will also include many other show stopping favourites from different composers.



All events will show case the highest levels in Artistic standards and also the unique and iconic settings only found in Alderney.

Tickets are £20 and are available through the festival website

www.alderneyperformingartsfestval.com

Sponsored children’s tickets will be available on the door at £5 per child.

For further information contact: c.kaymouat@gmail.com 
07818 455396

 

 

 


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