IF YOU DID NOT PARTICIPATE YOU CAN STILL HELP US ACHIEVE OUR TARGET OF £10,000 BY DONATING ON LINE OR BY SENDING A CHEQUE MADE PAYABLE TO THE CONCERTINA CHARITABLE TRUST, 20 KENT HOUSE, AYLESFORD STREET, LONDON SW1V 3QB.
CONCERTINA GRANTS FUNDS TO ORGANISATIONS THAT PROVIDE MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC THERAPY AND ACCESS TO THE ARTS FOR THE ELDERLY. ANYONE WHO HAS WITNESSED AN ELDERLY PERSON BARELY ABLE TO SPEAK A SENTENCE, SING ALONG TO A SONG FROM THEIR YOUTH, WOULD HAVE NO DOUBT THAT THE WORK WE SUPPORT PROVIDES "NO MIRACLE CURES BUT MOMENTS OF MAGIC"!
MUSIC REACHES THE PARTS THAT OTHER MEDICINES CANNOT REACH!
PERFORMANCES WON ON 1 APRIL IN THE GRAND OPERA RAFFLE 2010
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Two tickets to Hansel and Gretel, 17th August + Green Room
drinks which is very special.
English National Opera
Two tickets, ‘Best seats in the house’ for Bizet’s’ The Pearl Fishers’ at a date to suit the winner, subject to availability.
The Royal Opera House
Two tickets in the stalls for any performance of the winner’s choosing, subject to availability. A voucher redeemable for all performances subject to availability will be sent to the winner.
Two tickets for any performance in the 2010 season. A voucher will be sent to the winner.
Opera Holland Park
Two tickets to the hottest ticket of the season..Bizet’s ‘Carmen’. Tickets will be sent to the winner when the specific performance has been booked.
Welsh National Opera
Two tickets, ‘Best seats in the house’ for any production in the 2010 autumn season, subject to availability. A voucher will be sent to the winner.
English Touring Opera
Two tickets for any production, in any venue, of the winner’s choosing + a year’s free membership of the English Touring Opera. A voucher will be sent to the winner.
Longborough Festival Opera
Two tickets for any production within the festival programme subject to availability. A voucher will be sent to the winner.
Buxton Festival Opera
Two tickets to the production of the winner's choice, subject to availability. Tickets will be sent to the winner when booked.
Clonter Festival Opera
Two tickets for Rossini’s ‘La Cenerentola’ on either 27th or 29th July as the winner prefers. There is a dinner interval on 29th but not on 27th. We will advise the winner of relevant logistics and the additional aspects of Clonter Opera’s generosity in donating these tickets.
Grange Park Opera
wo tickets for a mid-week performance of"Love for Three Oranges" by Prokofiev or "Capriccio" by Richard Strauss + a gift package of 6 famous Grange Park picnic plates. A voucher will be sent to the winner.
British Youth Opera
Two tickets for any performance of any production in the 2010 season, season details to be announced. We will connect the winner directly with the management team at BYO.
LAST MINUTE DONATION OF PRIZES TO THE GRAND OPERA RAFFLE
A pair of tickets for the performance of Rossini's "Aureliano in Palmeira" on Saturday 23 October at the Royal Festival Hall.
NEWBURY SPRING FESTIVAL
Two tickets to the Rosalind Plowright OBE recital at Englefield House on 11 May plus interval reception.
All prizes are subject to availability or as specified by the Opera company concerned.
Tickets or vouchers will be sent to the winners after a specific production and date chosen by the winner, as appropriate.
We would like to profusely thank all of the companies which donated tickets. We are all charities so their contribution is particularly kind.
The Concertina Charitable Trust makes grants to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the Elderly. This not only brightens their lives, but provides a therapeutic benefit to their health and well-being. For further details on Concertina's activities, please go to: www.concertinamusic.org.uk
At the other end of the spectrum, British Youth Opera provides young singers, musicians and technical trainees on the threshold of their careers with professional rehearsal and performance opportunities in the form of workshops, masterclasses and fully staged operas. For Further information on BYO activities, please go to: www.byo.org.uk