BLUE MOUNTAINS OPERA FESTIVAL

OCTOBER LONG WEEKEND
Sep 30th - Oct 1st

An irresistible weekend filled with a sensual atmosphere of music, heartbreaking tragedy, passion and cheeky fun. Join the Hydro Majestic as we celebrate Opera with performances of classical masterpieces.

Concert #1: Mozart's Masterpiece Opera High Tea 

Saturday 30th September 2017

An extravagant high tea in the elegant Wintergarden restaurant overlooking the majestic Megalong Valley. Experience the rich, warm sounds of Mozart's magnificent masterpiece, his Clarinet Quintet, will begin the weekend on a high note featuring Sydney Symphony Orchestra clarinettist Frank Celata with the Enigma Quartet. You may even catch the singers giving a sneak preview of the evening concert.  

High Tea Concert package includes a sumptuous 3-tier offering including an indulgent selection of gourmet sandwiches, warm fluffy scones, delicate pastries and the finest selection of hand-made desserts served with Vittoria Coffee and La Maison Du The teas.

Performers

  • Frank Celata clarinet
  • Enigma Quartet
  • Sally Wilson soprano
  • Brad Cooper tenor
  • Damian Whitely bass
     

Date: Saturday 30th September 2017
Venue: Wintergarden Restaurant
Cost: $65.00 pp 
Time:  
High Tea: 10.30am - 12.00pm 
Performance:   12.00 - 1.00pm 

For  guaranteed reservations please book online or alternatively contact reservations on +612 4782 6885.

 

 

Concert #2 : Opera Gala Dinner

Saturday 30th September 2017

After a glowing inaugural success last year, Opera Australia tenor Brad Cooper, soprano Sally Wilson and bass Damian Whiteley will take guests on an evening of drama, passion and cheeky fun. 
Gala Dinner Concert package includes: Drinks and Canapes on arrival followed by an alternate 2-course (main and dessert) with a 4 -hour beverage package.

Performers

  • Sally Wilson  Soprano
  • Brad Cooper  Tenor
  • Damian Whiteley  Bass
  • Sun Yi (violin), Monique Irik (violin), Neil Thompson (viola), Minah Choe (cello)
  • Grace Kim Piano/director

Date: Saturday 30th September 2017
Venue: Majestic Ballroom
Cost: $150.00 pp - Gala Dinner package includes beverages and Opera performance
Time: Dinner commences at 5.30pm with canapes and drinks on arrival followed by 2 course dinner. Performance: from 7pm-8.45pm 

  

 

Concert #3: Mendelssohn Octet Opera High Tea 

Sunday 1st October 2017

The festivities crescendo when eight of the finest string players perform with the ever popular Mendelssohn Octet. You will be humming all the way home!  

High Tea Concert package includes a sumptuous 3-tier offering including an indulgent selection of gourmet sandwiches, warm fluffy scones, delicate pastries and the finest selection of hand-made desserts served with Vittoria Coffee and La Maison Du The teas.

Performers

  • Violins -  Sun Yi,Marianne Broadfoot, Monique Irik, Kerry Martin
  • Violas - Rosemary Curtin, Neil Thompson
  • Celli - Teije Hylkema, Rowena Macneish 

Date: Sunday 1st October 2017
Venue: Wintergarden Restaurant
Cost: $65.00 pp
Time:  
High Tea: 10.30am - 12.00pm 
Performance:   12.00 - 1.00pm 

For  guaranteed reservations please book online or alternatively contact reservations on +612 4782 6885.