Concert - The Final Fling- Wynne Whizzes It Up

Grange Park Opera, Surrey

| 14 July 2024 |
5:15 pm

Curtain Call - Simon and Zenaida Yanowsky

    Wynne Evans : Tenor
    Simon Keenlyside : Baritone
    Zenaida Yanowsky : Dance Curator
    Aud Jebsen Young Dancers of the Royal Ballet : Bethany Bartlett, Luc Foskett, Scarlett Harvey, Emile Gooding
    O Duo : Owen Gunnell & Toby Kearney, Percussionists
    Dylan Perez : Pianist

From the Grange Park Opera website: "A delectable night of music and dance"


Please note -  there was no printed programme for this concert.  The details below are a result of the 'collective memory' of several audience members.




Introduction and Fund Raising Speech - Wasfi Kani

Introduction - Wynne Evans

'Food, Glorious Food' from 'Oliver!' - Grange Park Primary Robins from Ongar Primary School

Aria - Prologue from Pagliacci by Leoncavallo - Simon Keenlyside

Food and opera anecdotes - Wynne Evans

Ballet - 'The Dying Swan' - Bethany Bartlett

Ballet -  'After the Rain', choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon - Scarlett Harvey and Luc Foskett

Food and opera anecdotes - Wynne Evans

Percussion - various pieces - O Duo

Food and opera anecdotes - Wynne Evans

Arias - Posa's death scene from Verdi's Don Carlo - "Io morrò, ma lieto in core" - Simon Keenlyside

            Valentin's aria from Gounod's Faust - "Avant de quitter ces lieux" - Simon Keenlyside




Ballet Sequence - Bethany Bartlett, Scarlett Harvey, Luc Foskett, Emile Gooding

Gershwin 'I Got Rhythm' - Simon Keenlyside

Rodgers & Hammerstein 'Soliloquy' from 'Carousel' - Simon Keenlyside

Mitch Leigh  'The Impossible Dream' from 'Man of La Mancha' - Wynne Evans

Percussion - various pieces - O Duo

Lionel Bart - 'Reviewing the Situation' from 'Oliver!' - Simon Keenlyside

Traditional song arr. Percy Grainger - 'Sprig of Thyme' - Simon Keenlyside