Visiting Productions to Opera Minima

"What's the story?"

What's the story?

Press review / Vivien Window / Harborough Mail

LAST WORD PRODUCTIONS ...[Clio Burroughs (soprano), Susan Moore (contralto) and ... Timothy Muller]. Only three people to present such strong chorus songs as “Do you Hear the People Sing” from Les Mis? Yes, and it worked brilliantly. Clio singing Alfie Boe’s hit “Bring him Home” was gorgeous. They took on the difficult Sondheim songs with ease, romping through the intricacies of “A Weekend in the Country” from “A Little Night Music”. Susan is known for her ability to bring comedy to a song but “Send in the Clowns” in her rich contralto voice was unforgettable.

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"Baritone in Love"

Baritone in Love

A recital of famous romantic songs, arias and ballads by John Morgan with pianist Robin Colvill.


John Morgan is firmly established as one of Britains most distinguished dramatic baritones, with a highly successful international career. We are delighted that he has agreed to include the Old Corset Factory in his recital tour of "Baritone in Love", and that his pianist will be Robin Colvill, one of the busiest and most popular pianists performing in Britain and Europe today.


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"every day decisions"

every day decisions

by invitation of Opera Minima

Versatile Susan Moore is well known to Opera Minima regulars. Her roles for OM range from the dramatic (Sesto in Clemenza di Tito) to sexy (Delila) to hilarious (Vespona in La serva padrona).

Our picture shows mezzo Sue between soprano Clio Burroughs and pianist Timothy Muller, known collectively as 'last word productions'. They will be performing songs with a theme of 'everyday decisions' from classic shows, including On the Town, Dick Tracy, Company,Chicago, Wicked and many more.

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"What a Character!"

What a Character!

with Susan Moore, Clio Burroughs and Timothy Muller.

Ever wondered how Professor Henry Higgins (My Fair Lady) became such a confirmed old bachelor? How Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd) handled press speculation about the sudden success of her pie shop? Or how Sally Bowles (Cabaret) felt before she went on stage at the Kitkat Club? Find out with Last Word Productions – Musical Theatre Group’s new show “What A Character!” as they return to Great Easton with their tenth revue.

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"Variations on a theme"

Variations on a theme

A programme of passion, lyricism and virtuosity with Joseph Spooner, cello, and Nicholas Bosworth, piano.

Programme includes:
Beethoven, Sonata no. 3
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Variations
Martinu, Variations on a Slovak Theme


Cellist Joseph Spooner's work as a soloist, chamber musician and recording artist has taken him across the UK, France, the Netherlands and Russia. His work with various contemporary music ensembles has included performances at major festivals and broadcasts on BBC Radio and Channel 4. Future plans include a series of chamber concerts in New York. Joseph plays a Nicholas Vuillaume cello of c.1865. Nicholas Bosworth needs no introduction to Opera Minima audiences. His "superb piano accompaniment deftly [evoking] the sumptuousness of the orchestral score" has often prompted them to request a recital. They will be delighted with this collaboration with Joseph Spooner


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