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Orchestra of the Swan present Space Odyssey - an Intergalactic Opera

A very special project is due to take place over the forthcoming Shakespeare Birthday weekend. On Friday 23 and Sat 24 April the Civic Hall will be transformed into a distant Galaxy for Orchestra of the Swan world premiere commission ‘A Space Odyssey’.

OOTS and the Welcombe Hills Special school have enjoyed a close partnership for several years and this new work has been commissioned to celebrate this relationship between one of the UK’s most innovative chamber orchestras and a school that is indeed Special in every respect.

OOTS are joined by David Bradley (Harry Potter’s ‘Filch’), leading singers from Opera North and Glyndebourne Matt Sharpe and Georgia Ginsberg, children from Welcombe Hills, Thomas Jollyffe and Wilmcote, please join us to make this a memorable event for all involved.

Orchestra of the Swan present Space Odyssey - an Intergalactic Opera

Where: Stratford Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU
When: Friday 23rd April at 4.30pm
Saturday 24th April at 4.00pm

The performance lasts one hour and is suitable for all ages.

Moonwalker Ticket: Adult - £5.00 Child - £2.50
Flight Lieutenant’s Ticket: (supports the creation of this
production and includes pre-performance drink) - £12.00

Box Office: 01789 207100

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If you would be interested in supporting this fantastic project please contact the orchestra office on 01789 267567

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