Bermuda Festival of Performing Arts
2010 Event starts on 20th January and ends on 6th March 2010. Ticket booking and contact information for this 2010 Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts is given at the bottom of the page.
Soweto Gospel Choir
Wednesday 20 January - Saturday 23 January
8.30pm Venue: Ruth Seaton James Center
On their last visit to Bermuda the singers of this choir rocked the house with their joyful spirit and exuberance. This dynamic young choir performs both traditional and contemporary music, adding its own unique feel and interpretation. Soweto Gospel Choir is a A multi-award-winning ensemble and have been performing worldwide.
Friday 29 January 8.00PM
Saturday 30 January - Sunday 31 January, 2.30PM and 8.00PM
Venue: Ruth Seaton James Center
Emmy, the award-winning producer and former Moscow Circus performer, SashaVosk, have created a delightful program with flying acrobats... the zany antics of the hilarious Russian clowns... and a surprise act.
Bermuda Festival Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday 2 February 8.00PM, at City Hall Theatre
Formed in 2009 in celebration of Bermuda’s 400th anniversary, the Bermuda Festival Chamber Orchestra received widespread response in the island. Key performers include Oliver Grant in Piano and Ryan Ellis as the Conductor.
Arturo O’Farrill (Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra)
Saturday 6 February, 8.00PM at Ruth Seaton James Center
Led by pianist Arturo O’Farrill, son of Chico O’Farrill, the ensemble plays the O’Farrill repertoire. Committed to the Afro-Cuban legacy, the band’s varied program moves from explosive tempos played with pinpoint precision to gently swaying ones.
Sweet Mama Stringbean
Tuesday 9 February - Thursday 11 February, 8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
Woodie King’s National Black Touring Circuit returns to the Festival with this new production based on the life of Ethel Waters, the legendary star of stage, film and television. The production is starring Sandra Reaves, Phillips.
Saturday 13 February, 8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
This rising star will present a concert of music for solo guitar including works by the popular Spanish composer Albéniz; waltzes by the Venezuelan composer Antonio Lauro; and some great music by the Paraguayan Agustin Barrios Mangore. He will also perform music by the English composer Alec Roth written especially for him.
As You Like It
Thursday 18 February, 8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
By William Shakespeare, Performed by Aquila Theatre Company.
Producing Artistic Director is Peter Meineck.
An Enemy Of The People
Saturday 20 February 7.00pm Pre-Performance talk at Bermuda National Gallery
PERFORMANCE: 8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
By Henrik Ibsen, Performed by Aquila Theatre Company
Peter Meineck - Producing Artistic Director
Tuesday 23 February, 8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
Anne Robert in Violin; Paul Marleyn in Cello and Stéphane Lemelin in Piano. The Trio has rapidly distinguished itself on the Canadian musical scene as one of the country’s best musical ensembles. This program includes solo, duo and trio. From the tenderness of Schubert to the brilliance of Mendelssohn, and the passion and poetry of Chopin, Schumann, Smetana, Brahms and others, this program has great appeal for all.
Friday 26 February - Saturday 27 February
8.00PM at Ruth Seaton James Center
Pascal Rioult’s vibrant dance company has grown in size and stature since its last appearance at the Festival six years ago. The diverse program will focus on some of Rioult’s exciting new repertoire which has received great acknowledgement from world-over.
A Gala Evening of Ballet
Tuesday 2 March, 8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
Includes guest dancers from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. The program will feature some well-loved pieces by George Balanchine as well as new choreography.
Friday 5 March - Saturday 6 March
8.00pm at City Hall Theatre
Voces8 is the latest in an illustrious line of a cappella vocal ensembles to appear in the Bermuda Festival line-up. This international award-winning octet, founded by ex-choristers of Westminster Abbey, has earned itself a formidable reputation from its recordings and its highly regarded performances around the world.
How to buy tickets for the 2010 Bermuda Festival?
Tickets are available from November 9th 2010 onwards. You have the following options:
Buy tickets online at bermudafestival.org
Order by phone In Bermuda call 232-2255; In USA and Canada call 1-800-309-8497; Other countries, call 1-441-232-2255.
Ticket pick-up at Bdatix Ticket Centers or at venue prior to performance.
Monday – Friday 10am – 10pm
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 7pm
* A $3.00 charge per ticket applies
Visit one of these BDATIX Ticket Centers
HAMILTON iStore, Reid Street, Hamilton
Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm
WEST Fabulous Fashions, Heron Bay Plaza
Monday – Thursday 10am – 5pm
Contacts for further information:
Telephone: 441/295 1291
Fax: 441 295 7403
Address: PO Box HM 297, Hamilton HM AX, Bermuda