Presenting a lavish new program for 2017
An Afternoon at the Proms” - A Musical Spectacular
Australia’s most acclaimed international violinist Ian Cooper is joined by opera stars, prima ballerinas, Australia’s current champion Pipe Band and the Blue Danube Orchestra to evoke the sheer exuberance of “An afternoon At The Proms” - A Musical Spectacular.
Voted "Best Production Show" in Australia - 2016, this stunning spectacular salutes the famous BBC Proms Concerts of London’s Royal Albert Hall performing all the well-known favourites including Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, Radetzky March, Ave Maria and Elgar’s Land of Hope and Glory.
Enjoy selections from The Sound of Music, The Merry Widow, Carmen and “The Waltz King” - Johann Strauss, plus Can-Can and Tango dancers. Feel the romance and emotion of the Hungarian Gypsy Orchestras, haunting renditions of Irish favourites and the Pipers’ tribute to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. This musical and visual spectacular is set to raise the roof!
Our host, violinist Ian Cooper was commissioned to compose and perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics - broadcast around the world to 2.85 billion viewers. That’s as big as any Australian performer gets.
5 Golden Fiddle Awards – 2 Mo Awards – 4 Ace Awards – 1 Platinum Aria Award
Bring your flags and come join the fun and frivolity of Ian Cooper’s “An afternoon At The Proms”
"An afternoon At The Proms - A Musical Spectacular attracted 2 full houses of approximately 4,000 people in The Sydney Town Hall. Feedback from the audience was ecstatic! They raved about the dancers, the soloists, the choir, the orchestra and the wonderfully accomplished and incredible Ian Cooper!" - Roy Watterson. OAM Nostalgia Productions
"Ian Cooper's show has amongst the most talented and accomplished artists in Australia today. Saturday’s performances received standing ovations both during and after the shows, and brought great enjoyment to the audience. As the booker, I couldn't be happier or more proud." - Nigel Lampe Director, W.T.S. Entertainment booker South Sydney Junior Rugby League Club
"Cooper has a very clean technique and a voluptuous tone... with a tangible sense of having fun." - Sydney Morning Herald
"Good musicians playing superb music... a delight. ....Tango, gypsy & classical strains, all executed with great flair....genuine beauty." - Sydney Morning Herald
"Mr. Cooper shows us just how expressive his instrument can be." - Sun Herald
"Ian Cooper is adored by the broader public whenever they encounter him." - Sydney Morning Herald
"Ian Cooper, a blitzkrieg violinist!" - Sun Herald
General admission: $59
Group 10+: $50
Child 12-18yrs $50
(For group bookings of 10+ please phone the Box Office on 9521 8888)
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For wheelchairs and accessible bookings please phone the Box Office on 9521 8888.