Holders Season 2011

Holders Season 2011 Schedule of Events

Holders Season 2011
Saturday March 19th – Saturday April 2nd, 2011
Holders Season is an annual festival which is held on the west coast of the island, in the parish of St. James. View the schedule of events for the 2011 Holders Festival.

There will be something for everybody at one of the world’s most attractive ’boutique’ festivals held on the beautiful grounds of Holders House.

Saturday March 19th, 2011 Opening Night
Opera – The Well-Clipped Barber

The Barber of Seville by Rossini – A rapid fire, no holds barred dash through one of the greatest of all operas with Canadian Opera Stars Jennifer Elisabetta Fina, Emilio Fina and Douglas Tranquada. The evening opens with the thrilling UK ‘opera band’ Blake, popularly known as ‘the Classical fab four’.

Monday March 21st, 2011
Comedy Night – All Classical Music Explained

With the UK’s Rainer Hersch, a stand-up comedian, pianist and conductor. Hersch is a huge hit all around the world with shows that include All Classical Music Explained, Mozart Ze Komplete History and Ranier Hersch’s Victor Borge.

Wednesday March 23rd, 2011

The multi-award winning West End hit play Art by Yasmina Reza with an all star cast.

Friday March 25th, 2011
Comedy Night – Ruby Wax – Losing it!

The live-wire American comedienne’s acerbic wit and wordly wisdom, a genuinely “laugh out loud” show by the key figure behind the BBC television hits, Not the Nine O’ Clock News, French and Saunders and Ab-Fab. With musical accompaniment by Judith Owen’s touching and poignant songs.

Saturday March 26th, 2011
African Music Night

A double bill featuring Seckou Keita – the Senegalese master musician and Kora virtuoso with percussionist Surahata Susso and from Cameroon the outstanding guitarist, singer and harmonica player, Muntu Valdo.

Monday March 28th, 2011
Classical Night

Two international artists and two sides of classical music: Australian guitarist Craig Ogden, and the remarkable pianistic talents of Anglo-Chinese pianist Rosey Chan. Rosey’s performance is accompanied by images and video clips by Academy Award winning Director Mike Figgis.

Wednesday March 30th, 2011
Jazz Night

Featuring The Joe Stilgoe Trio: A night of swinging jazz and warm-honey vocals.

Saturday April 2nd, 2011
Gala Evening

Hallelujah Hollywood featuring US stars Alfreda Burke and Roderick Dixon and String Fever – the truly astonishing, witty and imaginative UK electronic string quartet.

Season Tickets: $185, $125, $65, $35 (VAT inclusive)
Gala Night Tickets: $200 (including table and chairs) & $140 (VAT inclusive)
All Performances commence at 7:00pm
Gates open at 5:30pm
(Programme subject to change)

For More Information Contact Holders Box Office:
Telephone: (246) 432-7338, Fax: (246) 432-6461
E-mail: [email protected]

Holders Season 2011 – The Opening Night
Holders Season blossomed on Friday with an opening night of operatic masterpieces. The gardens of Wendy Kidd’s home, Holders House, were transformed into a Barbadian wonderland that could have been the set of Midsummer Night’s Dream.Read More

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