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Tag Archives: opera

  1. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ – Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

    Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle […]

    June 10, 2018Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. MADAME BOVARY: (Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans – Drama – 2015)

    Set in Normandy, France, Madame Bovary is Gustave Flaubert’s classic story of Emma Bovary (Mia Wasikowska), a young beauty who impulsively marries small-town doctor, Charles Bovary (Henry Lloyd-Hughes), to leave her father’s pig farm far behind. But after being introduced to the glamorous world of high society, she soon becomes bored with her stodgy husband […]

    January 31, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. 21st ANNIVERSARY OF VIRGIN ATLANTIC HOLDERS SEASON – BARBADOS: March 20th TO Sat 5th April

    Holders is a traditional Barbadian Plantation House dating from the 17th century, set in 5 acres of formal and park gardens. The house has beautiful views over its huge pool and the polo ground to the Caribbean Sea. The site hosts a weekly farmers market, a state-of-the-art music studio, and hosts the world famous performing […]

    March 9, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. “One Chance” (2013) – Julie Walters, Colm Meaney Movie HD

    The incredible true story of Paul Potts; As a kid he was an outcast. As a young man, his future looked bleak. Throughout it all, his dream seemed impossible… Until he got the chance of a lifetime.

    September 14, 2013Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands paid tribute by the Royal Commonwealth Society

    The Barbados Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society celebrated the distinguished service of His Excellency Sir Clifford Husbands, GCMG, KA at a special Reception at Ben Mar, the Residence of the British High Commissioner. Governor General His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave and Lady Belgrave joined in with other members of the Society, Government officials and […]

    July 2, 2012Culture, PoliticalNo comments
  6. A Night of Contemporary & Sacred Music in Bridgetown; featuring A Soloist, A Sax, A Steel Orchestra & A Choir

    Joyce Olton is a Barbadian Soprano trained in Barbados under Doris Provincal and furthering her training in Toronto Canada at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She attributes her melodic voice to hard work and several years of practice on the local Church Circuit. Through this circuit here and abroad Ms Olton has been able to […]

    May 27, 2012Music, Photo Gallery1 comment
  7. Ellerton Gospel Hall: fea’s. Canadian soprano, Sarah-Jane MacCaull & Composer James McConnel – Sun. 25 March

    Great news for music lovers! It’s Holders Season from March 17 to 31, featuring nine different performances of a variety of musical styles in the elegant splendour of the original plantation house on Holders Hill. This as the Ellerton Gospel Hall developed a special relationship with the same Holders Season, and last year hosted two […]

    March 17, 2012MusicNo comments
  8. What if Gilbert & Sullivan were still alive? “Obama: A Modern U.S. President” (musical spoof)

    Comedic actor Ronnie Butler created this musical short that is one part political and one part Gilbert and Sullivan. Not only are we impressed with the production value, but the song is very clever, too, addressing everything from Obama’s problems with being a true reformer to Sarah Palin to his smoking habit. It’s a lot […]

    July 28, 2011Music, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Opera meets Dancehall meets Hip Hop with Marie Claire for Amazura “I-Octane, Jadakiss, Spragga & Friends”

    New York’s biggest summer show has yet taken another turn, and added a new layer to this musical feast. “Best Of Both World/Reggae meets Hip Hop “I-Octane – JadaKiss and Friends” has added Opera to the stage with Marie Claire! When asked to describe her musical style, Marie Claire responded “It’s almost as if reggae […]

    July 12, 2011Events, MusicNo comments
  10. DOMINICAN HIP-HOPERA ARTIST MARIE-CLAIRE TO OPEN FOR FAITH EVANS IN ANTIGUA

    Dominican-born, Bronx-reared, Hip-Hopera artist marie-claire is the only regional performer outside of Antigua to perform at the two-night Love Is All We Need concert at the Sugar Ridge Hotel which takes place June 19th and 20th. On the first night, dubbed “Queens of State,” she will join Antiguan singer Shermain Jeremy as the opening act […]

    June 11, 2010MusicNo comments
  11. Sean Ruane: Operatic Tenor at Royal Pavilion “Banana Boat” {Pt 1} 8/05/2010

    This was part of a fund-raising event for “Sport For Life!” in Memory of Stephen Alleyne, CEO of Cricket World Cup 2007 – Barbados. The initiative continues under the impetus of Lord Newby from England, who uses Sport as a lure for “slow learners” to appreciate Maths, Technical Drawing, and English on Sat’s outside of […]

    May 13, 2010Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Sean Ruane: Operatic Tenor at Royal Pavilion “Banana Boat” {Pt 2} 8/05/2010

    This was part of a fund-raising event for the charity “Sport For Life!” in Memory of Stephen Alleyne, CEO of CWC 2007 (B’dos). The initiative continues under the impetus of Lord Newby from the UK, who uses Sport as a lure for “slow learners” to appreciate Maths, Technical Drawing, and English on Sat’s outside of […]

    May 13, 2010Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. IMPORTANT – Updated Holders Season 18th to 27th March 2010

    A boutique experience at one of the world’s most attractive ‘boutique‘ festivals – seven exquisite and varied events in The Little Theatre, Holders. All of the variety associated with Wendy Kidd’s renowned Season of performance in the grounds of Holders House – jazz, blues and classical music, theatre and comedy to die for… Thursday 18th […]

    February 13, 2010Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  14. 18th – 27th March 2010: HOLDERS SEASON (Barbados) 2010

    A boutique experience at one of the world’s most attractive ‘boutique’ festivals – seven exquisite and varied events in The Little Theatre, Holders .All of the variety associated with Wendy Kidd’s renowned Season of performances in the grounds of Holders House – jazz, blues and classical music, theatre and comedy to die for…. Thursday 18th […]

    January 28, 2010Culture, FeaturedNo comments