Soloist from world of musical theatre at a church concert

Gina Abbott
Gina Abbott

A star of musical theatre and a classically trained singer will join the St Mary’s Singers for a concert next week.

Bizet’s story of Carmen is performed on Friday July 10 at 7.30pm and Saturday July 11 at 2.30pm in St Mary Magdalene Church, Dunton.

Gina Abbott joins the concert and takes the lead soloist as Carmen. She recently performed as Yum Yum in The Mikado and Aline in The Sorceror. She has also performed in Annie Get Your Gun and High Society. The versatility of her voice means her performances have encompassed the worlds of opera, musical theatre and jazz.

The show also has a children’s choir directed by Karen Beer and member’s of the choir taking on other solo roles.

Simon Williams will take the solo role of Don Jose. The accompanist is Anne Wright and musical director David Beer.

Tickets are £10 for Adults and £5 for under 16s including a glass of wine or soft drink.

They can be bought from, G Tysoe & Son, Market Square, Potton or Shirley Tant (on 01767 316948 or Val Whiteley on 01767 601877.