Opera in the Orchard
Jay Weston at Chestnut Brae
& Chestnut Farm Tour Experience
Saturday, October 31st, 2020
Gates open 11:00, Tour 12:00 repeated 13:30, Concert 15:00
This concert is limited to an audience of 100 in the orchard.
The Opera will be held at Chestnut Brae Farm’s beautiful sweet chestnut orchard in Carlotta, near Nannup. The farm is set in a picturesque hidden valley. Chestnut Brae produces a range of chestnut products.
Jay Weston is an acclaimed tenor and one of the brightest talents on the Australian music scene and has had many years of experience in numerous opera and theatre productions nationally and internationally, including Conrad Jupiter’s Casino on the Gold Coast, Perth Convention Centre, Perth Concert Hall and the opening ceremony for the Western Force at Subiaco Oval to a crowd of some 35,000 fans.
At Opera in the Orchard, Jay will be performing songs by Andrea Bocelli, Cole Porter, Leonard Cohen, Josh Groban, Eduardo di Capua, Ennio Morrocone, Ernesto De Curtis, Augustin Lara, and from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables, La Man of La Mancha, West Side Story, My Fair Lady, Carousel, Phantom of the Opera, Jeckyl and Hyde, and Turandot.
The programme includes a “Chestnut Experience” tour.
11:00 Gates open
12:00 Chestnut Experience tour (group a)
13:30 Chestnut Experience tour (group b)
15:00 Concert commences
16:30 Concert ends
A picnic hamper of local cheese, local handmade crackers, candied chestnuts, local fruit, handmade savoury pastries, local wine or gold medal winning chestnut ale, water, and sanitizer for two people will be available for purchase online. You can book your tickets for the Opera, and then you can book your hamper.
Please do not bring your own alcohol, alcohol will be available for purchase at the farm.
Please do bring your own rug and/or chair. Wear shoes suitable for walking through orchard.
We look forward to welcoming you at Chestnut Brae.