Unfinished Opera About Nanny Well Received

Praise poured down like Portland rain on three women associated with a still unfinished opera staged at the School of Music, Edna Manley College (EMC), on Friday night.

The praise came at least partly, because of the patriotism of the audience, though, ironically, none of the three women - Nanny of the Maroons, the opera's main character; the composer, Dr Shirley J. Thompson, and soprano Abigail Kelly, the work's soloist - is a "born Jamaican". Click here to read more.

Abigail's Tweets

AbigailKellySop RT @CevanneMusic: Here’s a vid of some of the #1000songs team at the very end of a 6-day r&d. Chuffed that we still look happy & can’t beli…
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AbigailKellySop RT @robinnortonhale: Brimming with excitement about adapting Peace At Last as an opera for really little ones. ‘Oh NO!’ said Mr Bear. ‘I ca…