Binge and Racket – an indulgent evening of musical mayhem!
Edward and James present an afternoon of fun-filled duets, for two voices, inspired by their spiritual mentors: Dr. Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket. The dynamic duo will take us on a whistle stop tour of opera, musical theatre, Scotland and the capabilities of the human voice!
Programme to include numbers from: “The Gondoliers”; “Oklahoma”; “Scotland the What”; and many, many more!
Edward Dickens is an experienced actor and singer from Stonehaven. He has sung in various secular and church choirs from an early age, and has acted everything from Shakespeare, to pantomime, to modern musicals such as “American Idiot” and “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”. He is a lifelong fan of Gilbert and Sullivan, and has been a member of the Aberdeen Gilbert and Sullivan Society since 2015. He has played the principle comic roles in “HMS Pinafore”, “The Gondoliers” and “Trial by Jury”. Edward was recently married at a Nuptial Mass in St. James’ Church, Stonehaven – at which James was Subdeacon.
James Campbell L.G.M.S., .F.S.C.O.
is a Divine at the University of Aberdeen – which he combines with his posts as Organist and Choirmaster of Holburn West Church, Aberdeen, and Assistant Organist of St. Mary’s Cathedral. A regular recitalist he has given concerts in Rome, Warsaw, Aberdeen and most recently in Inverness Cathedral. He is a teaching member of the Royal College of Organists, a Licentiate from the Guild of Musicians and Singers and is a Fellow of the Society of Crematorium Organists. An active conductor, James has recently conducted Stainer’s “The Crucifixion” and Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury”- where Edward played The Learned Judge.