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 @bradleytravis7: What a fantastic day making a short opera based on Dido and Aeneas at @DallamSchool thanks to my great @ETOpera team @A
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AbigailKellySop RT @willmauchline: Theatre director types... the @TheRoyalOpera and @youngvictheatre are running a fab free course on Opera Directing, chec…
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AbigailKellySop RT @MissBell1375: Amazing workshops happening with @ETOpera students are exploring Dido and Aeneas through songwriting @DallamSchool @Cumbr
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AbigailKellySop RT @DallamSchool: We welcome @ETOpera into school for workshops with Y9 10 12 and 13 Music students today! @MissBell1375 @MrHenneberry
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AbigailKellySop RT @DallamSchool: Fantastic @ETOpera workshops in Music today! Can't wait for the student performance at 3.15! @MissBell1375 https://t.co/c
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