Midsummer Serenade
Type: Concert
Date: Thursday 18 June 1998

Midsummer Serenade

Marilyn Hill Smith: Soprano
Ian Caddy: Baritone (pictured)
Rebecca Holt: Piano

Mozart: La ci darem from Don Giovanni
Puccini: One fine day from Madam Butterfly
Millöcker: The doleful prima donna from Der arme Jonathan
Mozart: The kindly voice from The Magic Flute
Mozart: Non piu andrai and Oh why are you so cruel! from The Marriage of Figaro
Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
Puccini: O mio babbino caro
Baker: Someone is sending me flowers
Gershwin: A selection from Porgy and Bess
Strauss: Tipsy Song from A night in Venice
Lehár: On my lips from Giuditta
Gilbert and Sullivan: Selection
Flanders and Swann: Have some Madeira
Ivor Novello: Selection
Lehrer: The Wiener-Schnitzel Waltz
Lehár: Vilia and Love Unspoken from The Merry Widow


The ninth Shaldon Festival opened with a splendid Midsummer Serenade provided by Marilyn Hill Smith(soprano) and Ian Caddy (baritone), ably accompanied by Rebecca Holt. A wide-ranging programme, including music by Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Gershwin and Gilbert and Sullivan, was presented with great artistry, matchless diction, true professionalism and an obvious enjoyment that delighted the large audience.

Janyce Pringle

Parking Map for St Peter's Church, Shaldon


St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon, TQ14 0DB


1. Long Stay Public Carpark ½ mile from the church, reached through the village or off the A379 coast road to Torquay, postcode TQ14 0HP – 381 spaces, “pay & display” during the day but free after 6.00pm. Allow 15 minutes for the blue walking route shown.
2. Short Stay Public Carpark, opposite the church, postcode TQ14 0BP – 48 spaces, “pay & display” subject to a short stay 4 hour limit during the day but free after 6.00pm.
3. Extra parking – limited space adjoining the recreation ground reached from Ringmore Road but with easy pedestrian access to the Church along the estuary embankment. If using this area, please park “tidily” to maximise the usable space; this area is only available for parking as a special arrangement for the Festival.


Please telephone Malcolm Watson on 01626 873492 if you need help with letting someone alight at the church and/or need seating space for a wheelchair. In addition, there are a very few parking spaces close to the church which we can reserve for those with mobility difficulties on a first come, first served, basis.