2011 Bermuda Festival of Performing Arts
Schedule & Event Details
The 2011 Bermuda Festival of Performing Art is scheduled between January 18 to March 1. Festival chairman Ian Davidson came out with the event line up. There are some unique performances planned this year, for example, Gothic opera, swing music and a multimedia fusion show are part of this 36th annual event.
January 18 and 19:
The event will be kicked off by the music of the ABBA group and will be performed by original ABBA musicians who will fly in from Sweden (Venue: Fairmont Southampton
January 21 and 22:
The East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) featuring a group of young American string players (Venue: City Hall
January 27: The Grammy-nominated wind quintet IMANI WINDS will perform (Venue: City Hall Theatre).
Bermudian Heather Nova will perform an acoustic show. she will be accompanied by Australian multi-instrumentalist Arnulf Linder and others from the Chewstick Foundation
. (Venue: Ruth Seaton James Center).
February 1: Performances by the Marian Anderson String Quartet. This is the first Afro-American ensemble to win the International Cleveland Quartet Competition (Venue: City Hall Theatre).
February 4,5: There will be illusion show blended perfectly with comedy from Ted Outerbridge. This captivating magic show is ideal for families and children (Venue: City Hall Theatre).
February 8,9: Legendary dance group from New York - Mark Morris (Venue: Ruth Seaton James Center)
February 11: Maria Thompson Corley will play piano, a great treat for the classical music lovers. Her selections are likely to include Beethoven, Chopin, Adams and Schumann (Venue: City Hall Theatre).
February 14, 15, 17: Directed by Nick Heath, the group opera A La Carte performs 'Tosca' (Venue: City Hall Theatre)
February 19: Bass player Christian McBride and the jazz quintet Inside Straight, will play swing and blues acoustic jazz (Venue: Fairmont Southampton).
February 21, 22, 23: Performance from Paco Peña and his group called Flamenco Vivo of talented young dancers, singers and musicians (Venue: City Hall Theatre).
February 25 and 26: Performance from the local Bermuda Festival Orchestra, conducted by Ryan Ellis, featuring solos from Kent Hayward, Kerri-Lynn Dietz and Oliver Grant (Venue: City Hall Theatre).
February 28 and March 1: The last show of the festival - DreamWeaver. This is a multimedia theatre performance and the City Hall Theater will be transformed into a virtual dreamscape through a fusion of theatre, film, video and music.
Tickets for the 2011 Bermuda Festival of Performing Arts
You have the following options:
Buy tickets online at bermudafestival.org or at www.bdatix.bm
Order by phone In Bermuda call 441/232-2255; 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
All Wrapped Up Home
Washington Mall (New Building)
Monday -Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm
The Money Store
47 Dundonald Street (2 doors up from Place's Place)
Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 9.00am -6.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm -6.00pm
WEST END - Fabulous Fashions (Heron Bay Plaza)
Tuesday 10.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday –Thursday 10.00am – 6.00pm
Friday - Saturday 10.30am - 7.00pm
Note Tuesday - Friday closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm