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Garden Open Day with Picnic Prom

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June 8 @ 11:00 am
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Join us from 11am, to explore the exquisite gardens, and choose a relaxing spot in our Walled Garden, whilst enjoying a leisurely lunch over a feast of music.

At 1pm, Blackbird Opera will present an hour-long concert of music, joined by four guest soloists, the singers will take you on an exciting journey through the wondrous world of opera.

Featuring well-known arias, duets and ensembles from much-loved operas by Bizet, Puccini, Verdi, Mozart and more, there is no better way to introduce opera to all the family.

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Galloway Hills, with plenty of time to walk around the gardens, enjoy catching up with friends whilst indulging in a slice of artisan pizza from our wood-fired pizza oven in the Walled Garden, or bring a picnic to share with family. Tea, coffee and ice cream also available – please be sure to book in advance.

We will have cover available in the event of rain, but please come prepared with something warm and waterproof, as well as picnic blankets and chairs (only if you need one). No dogs please.

PROGRAMME
Includes music from:
Puccini La bohème
Verdi La traviata
Bizet Carmen
Mozart Don Giovanni
Rossini The Barber of Seville
Puccini Tosca
Bizet The Pearl Fishers
plus many more

PERFORMERS
Are Cameron Burns musical director
Claudia Wood soprano
Lynn Bellamy mezzo-soprano
Matthew Kimble tenor
Phil Gault baritone

Accompanied by piano.

Parton, Castle Douglas
Venue Details
Barwhillanty Estate, Parton
Castle Douglas, DG7 3NS
Events Details
Date :
08 June 2024
Time :
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost :
£5 – £26
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