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2008-09-18 12:00:19

By MAUREEN COLEMAN Two works of different styles and from different centuries will be staged to mark the 25th anniversary of Castleward Opera next year. For its milestone season of making music on the shores of Strangford Lough, the organisers have opted for two productions which continue the tradition of excellence that has become the hallmark of Castleward. The main offering in the 2009 season will be Johann Strauss's magical operetta, Die Fledermaus, the Bat. This is a hilarious...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.