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The Arts Society Taunton Christmas Lunch and Lecture 2019 Tim Mirfin Tuesday 03 December 2019

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You are invited to a Christmas Lunch Party and Lecture

At:   Taunton Racecourse
On:  Tuesday, 3rd December 2019. 12 for 12.30pm
Lecture:  'The Opera Singer Phenomenon' starts 2.30pm

Lunch is a traditional Christmas turkey main course with mince pies and coffee to follow.
(Vegetarian option and special diets catered for).

Also paying bar and raffle. Disabled access and facilities available. Those wishing to attend the lecture only are welcome at 2pm. 
Guests will be charged £7.00 and a mince pie and coffee are available for £1.00 per person.

£15.00 per person for Arts Society Taunton members. £22.00 for guests (this includes the guest lecture fee £7)

Tickets must be purchased in advance, no later than 29th November 2019


OUR LECTURE: -            

The Opera Singer Phenomenon

Tim Mirfin

How do opera singers make that noise? Why do they make that noise? An examination by a practitioner of this extraordinary phenomenon of human evolution, including an overview of some of the many other challenges opera singers face,  interspersed with both lecture-live singing and recorded examples and anecdotes. You really don't need to like opera for this to prove interesting.