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2019.07.13 Grange Park Opera, West Horsley Place, Surrey

The ‘Final Fling’ with Simon Keenlyside

Grange Park Opera, West Horsley Place, Surrey

Saturday 13 July 2019 at 6pm

Simon Keenlyside and his Jazz Friends

 

 

“The charismatic baritone sheds his opera togs to don garments sewn by those genius Americans: Kern, Cole Porter, Berlin, Gershwin. A perfectly relaxed ending for the summer season.”

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musicOMH, 13.07.19, Sam Smith

4 stars

“…Keenlyside himself had a highly engaging performance style, as the smoothness in his excellent baritone made for some highly polished presentations, and ones in which it really felt as if he was exploring the emotions inherent in the songs. As a rule, he excelled even more in those that he performed without a microphone, less because that device acted as a hindrance, and more because the repertoire he sang without it was that which really allowed the rich romanticism in his voice to come to the fore….”

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