Rain stays away for opera

A WONDERFUL evening of opera was held at the Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, on Saturday. Given the unpredictable British climate, an open-air performance can be a risky business, but the rain held off and the crowd were treated to an enchanting e

A WONDERFUL evening of opera was held at the Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, on Saturday.

Given the unpredictable British climate, an open-air performance can be a risky business, but the rain held off and the crowd were treated to an enchanting evening.

The warm weather and the beauty of the surroundings provided the perfect setting for a performance of La Boheme, by The Garden Opera Company.

Sung in English, Puccini's much-loved opera of romantic bohemian Paris life was adapted brilliantly for the open-air stage.


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Many of the people who turned up to watch the show brought food and drink, which really added to the atmosphere of the occasion.

The small band of actors gave a sparkling performance in imaginative costumes.

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