Proms At Alexandra Palace: Trial By Jury
Alexandra Palace Theatre, London.
Proms at .Alexandra Palace: Trial By Jury
A concert performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's one-act comic masterpiece Trial By Jury in the magnificent theatre of Alexandra Palace. The Victorian theme continues with music by Sullivan's contemporaries Stanford, Parry and Coleridge-Taylor, conducted by Jane Glover.
The magnificent theatre at Alexandra Palace originally opened in 1875 - the same year that Gilbert and Sullivan's one-act operetta Trial by Jury was premiered. In this special 'Proms at .' event, Jane Glover conducts a concert performance of this Victorian comic masterpiece in the Palace's theatre as its ambitious new refurbishment reaches completion. A first half of music by Sullivan's contemporaries explores that favourite G&S theme of love and marriage.
Alexandra Palace Theatre is undergoing an extensive restoration. This performances will be a rare chance to experience the Theatre before it opens to the public and as construction nears its completion.
Music by contemporaries of Sullivan, including Parry, Coleridge-Taylor and Stanford (45 mins)
Trial by Jury (45 mins)
Cast to include:
Neal Davies The Learned Judge
Mary Bevan The Plaintiff
Sam Furness The Defendant
Ross Ramgobin Counsel for the Plaintiff
BBC Concert Orchestra
Jane Glover conductor