PINK CHAMPAGNE! A ‘SPARKLING’ GALA of OPERETTA GEMS!
Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano) and Ian MacMillan (piano) present a selection of much-loved operetta gems.
The program includes items by Johann Strauss, Franz lehar, Sigmund Romberg, Noel Coward, Jacques Offenbach, and many others you will know.
Soprano Marilyn Hill Smith, enjoys a glittering career, having appeared as soloist with all of the
major National Opera Companies including English National Opera & New Sadlers Wells Opera.
Her numerous CD recordings, TV appearances, and singing on over 100 broadcasts on
BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night, has earned her the accolade,' Britain’s Queen of Operetta'.
Baritone, Accompanist & Presenter Ian McMillan, is a devotee and evangelist for Operetta since
conducting Gilbert & Sullivan Operettas at school. He fulfilled his ambition to conduct
Operetta professionally, and as Music Director with The Carl Rosa, London Savoyards, National
Operetta & Welsh National Opera Companies, he has conducted over 1,000 performances worldwide.
As Director of London Operetta, he also enjoys directing G&S Operettas from Scratch
with 'the audience as the chorus!'