Productions 

Devised, immersive performances that can be presented in a variety of locations including homes and gardens.  

For more information contact: pipdameslongworth@gmail.com

TITANIA  (Purcell and contemporaries)

A 35 minute, baroque ‘vignette’, comprising glorious melodies from William Boyce, Thomas Arne and of course, Henry Purcell. A plethora of baroque shepherds and shepherdesses - sheep! - and the Fairy King and Queen, Titania and Oberon.

HANSEL AND GRETEL  (Humperdinck)
A 40 minute version, abridged and devised by Pippa, costumed and staged. Accompanied by 'Piano in a basket' and Clarinet. An outdoor, immersive version that takes the audience on a journey into the woods following the antics of Hansel and Gretel as they meet the Dew Fairy, Sandman and of course the Witch! A world of forests, echoes, birdgirls in trees…. Can be performed in gardens - woods and forests!
THE MAGIC FLUTE  (Mozart)
A 40 minute version of one of the most loved operas of all time, abridged and devised by Pippa, costumed and staged, and accompanied by piano and a flautist (playing Mozart!). The Queen of the Night, her beautiful daughter and beloved Papageno - can good triumph over evil?

CAFÉ MOMUS  (from Puccini's La Bohème)

An immersive twenty minutes shared with the lovestruck Mimi and Rodolfo, the outrageous Musetta and her lovers and the glorious and deeply loved music of Puccini. 

OPERATIC ADVENTURES!  

Programmes full of fun, imagination and beauty. Ensembles and arias ranging from Verdi's La Traviata, through Handel's Julius Ceasar, Franz Lehar's Merry Widow, Offenbach's Die Fledermaus, Bernstein's West Side Story and Music Hall! Programmes that can fit any space, any event - tailor made to you.

A CHRISTMAS PARLOUR

A traditional Victorian Christmas evening of festive tales, sing along carols and some of the most beautiful music ever written for the voice, along with Dickens' A Christmas Carol , Joyce Grenfell and Queen Victoria herself. 

Pre 2019 performances:
Bentley House Wildfowl and Gardens - 'Hansel and Gretel'
Mount Harry, Lewes - 'Hansel and Gretel'
St. Michaels Church, Amberley - 'Opera and Operetta Gala'
Chadik Fund for Kenyan Children, Maresfield - 'Hansel and Gretel'
Broadchalke Church, Salisbury - 'Operatic Adventures' 
Piltdown Golf Club - 'Summer Evening Gala' (2017, 2018) 
The Royal Pavilion - 'Operatic Adventure and Decadent Dining' 2017
'Magic Flute', scenes - 'La Traviata' and 'Die Fledermaus'
Friends of Charleston Farmhouse and Gardens - 'Hansel and Gretel'
Brighton Unitarian Church - scenes La Traviata, Die Fledermaus
Royal Pavilion - 'Operatic Adventures and Decadent Dining' 2018
St. Peter's Church, Offham - 'Gala weekend'
Brighton Unitarian Church - 'Come all ye songsters of the Sky'
Barcombe and Newick Churches - Verdi. Mozart, Gilbert and Sullivan
Brighton Unitarian Church - Spring and Summer concerts

 

2019 performances:

Brighton Unitarian Church - 'Magic Flute'

Gipps Barn, Spithurst - "Café Momus', 'Titania'

Brighton Unitarian Church - Purcell, Mozart and Puccini

The Royal Pavilion - 'Operatic Adventures and Decadent Dining' -       'Titania', 'Figaro Act 4' and 'Café Momus' (Boheme)

Piltdown Golf Club - Bespoke 'Gala programme'

Court Garden Opera, Ditchling - 'Operatic Adventures with Singing Salon'

St. Michael's Church, Lewes - Opera and Song afternoon

St. Mary's Church, Storrington - Operatic Adventures with Singing Salon'

Festival Internacional de Jimena - Operatic Adventures with Singing Salon'

Festival Internacional Jimena - 'Gala Evening with Singing Salon'

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