The libertine, the seducer, the swine! Don Giovanni flirted his way right into the hearts of the crowd, with the third in the series of the rabble rouser operas, at the Mayflower Theatre.
The Welsh National Opera held a trio of Italian operas at the iconic Southampton venue from some of the world’s greatest composers for its Spring season.
- La forza del destino Wednesday, 21 March 2018 6.30pm
- Tosca Thursday, 22 March 2018 7.15pm
- Don Giovanni Friday, 23 March 2018 7pm
On Friday I’ll be seeing Don Giovanni, an opera based on Don Juan, the fictional libertine and legendary seducer. It’s a classic story that’s been told in many ways since 1787. Lovers, murder and vengeance, highs and lows, comedy and tragedy. I’ve been assured it is a classic.
As you might be able to tell, opera isn’t my normal night out. But, as you know by now, I’m one for getting out of my comfort zone and challenging perceptions and stereotypes. Opera is extremely popular, and it’s about time I gave it a second chance.
Ahead of the show I spoke to Gavan Ring, an Irish tenor, who will be playing Don Giovanni, about his love for the opera, and how it’s becoming more accessible to millennials like me.
In a PR stunt to mark International Women’s Day global fast-food chain McDonalds flipped the golden arches upside down.
At the latest Southampton Bloggers meet up I got to sample cosmos and crispy pizza at Supermarine.
It’s a part of the new restaurants and shops at Centenary Quay on the Woolston side of the Itchen Bridge.
Have a look at the pizzas, wood fired oven and cosy decor at this new Southampton restaurant in this post.
Here’s a look around the newest breakfast spot and bakery to open in Winchester.
It’s a cafe version of the Hoxton Bakehouse, a bakery in Southampton. It’s so popular that people queue up on a Saturday morning to bag themselves the tastiest loaves in town! Read More
Bright Lights Big City was featured in the 9 March edition of ‘This week in PR’ on PR Place.