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 @PhoebeHaines: Gearing up for performance no.2 of the Satyagraha Youth Project @E_N_O #ENOBaylis @philipglass with most excellent @Peter
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AbigailKellySop RT @TheBondCo: Have been enjoying the dulcet tones of @BirminghamOpera and their vocal exercises resounding around the building 🎼