AFTER OUR SELL OUT CONCERT IN NOVEMBER 2014 AT WARE DRILL HALL, WE ARE PLEASED TO ACCEPT BOOKINGS TO REPEAT THE SHOW IN 2018:

KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING

A commemoration concert marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, featuring Opus One Big Band, Ware Brass Band, Ware Choral Society and featured soloists. Keep the Home Fires burning will commemorate the tragedy, heartache, comradeship and triumph with an unforgettable performance guaranteed to be remembered long after the final echoes of The Last Post have faded.

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by Admin
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
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Re: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

AFTER OUR SELL OUT CONCERT IN NOVEMBER 2014 AT WARE DRILL HALL, WE ARE PLEASED TO ACCEPT BOOKINGS TO REPEAT THE SHOW IN 2018.

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by Admin
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
Replies: 6
Views: 36175

Re: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

Dear Ted, We were in the audience last night and would like to congratulate you and all those that took part in a wonderful show. It was an excellent Commemoration to all those that served in the armed forces. Only the town of Ware could put on such an evening. I do hope you will give a copy of the ...
by Admin
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
Replies: 6
Views: 36175

Re: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

Dear Ted, Just wanted to thank you for being the inspiration of Saturday's Concert. It was an enormous undertaking and I can well believe it took years to plan and come to fruition. There were so many threads that had to be pulled together but I think the Night was an outstanding success and you hav...
by Admin
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
Replies: 6
Views: 36175

Re: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

Hi Ted, I think I might have mentioned this before, but I was absolutely gob smacked, I am not the biggest fan of big band music , but your music and the way you performed it was absolutely fantastic, if a person reading this is not a big band follower like me i must be honest I thought standing out...
by Admin
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
Replies: 6
Views: 36175

Re: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

SELL OUT SHOW TO COMMEMORATE 100 YEARS SINCE THE START OF WORLD WAR ONE “Keep the Home Fires Burning” one of the major commemorations of the 100th Anniversary of World War 1 played to a sell out crowd on 2nd August in the town of Ware, Hertfordshire. The event was held in the Ware Drill Hall actual...
by Admin
Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
Replies: 6
Views: 36175

Re: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

http://www.opusonebigband.com/GigsList/Jacqueline-Barron.jpg Jacqueline Barron appearing in Opus One’s fantastic new show "Keep The Home Fires Burning" Jacqueline Barron, recognised for her versatility in singing repertoire ranging from operetta and musicals through to contemporary music ...
by Admin
Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: 2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning
Replies: 6
Views: 36175

2014 NEW SHOW: Keep The Home Fires Burning

http://www.opusonebigband.com/GigsList/homefiresburning.jpg Opus One Music Services proudly presents our latest show "Keep The Home Fires Burning" Saturday, 2 August 2014 from 19:30 to 22:00 The Drill Hall, Amwell End, Ware, SG12 9HP A commemoration concert marking the 100th anniversary o...
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Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: fly2help Dance - 24th April 2011
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Views: 45491

fly2help Dance - 24th April 2011

A date for your diary: 23rd April 2011 - Celebrate St George's Day in true style! Please join us for a special evening of nostalgia with OPUS ONE BIG BAND and JAZZ JIVE SWING - all in aid of fly2help. http://www.opusonebigband.com/fly2help.jpg On Saturday 23rd April, with a backdrop of priceles...
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Mon May 19, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: OPUS ONE BIG BAND - SILVER JUBILEE
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Views: 40785

OPUS ONE BIG BAND - SILVER JUBILEE

PLEASE CLICK HERE to view a gallery selection of photographs (174!) taken by Steve Wright of the Opus One Big Band Silver Jubilee Anniversary Concert featuring Gary Williams as Ol' Blue Eyes and Neil Duncan as Elvis at Castle Hall, Hertford on 2 May 2008
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Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: Opus One News Update August 2007
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Views: 40745

Opus One News Update August 2007

Ronnie’s new album Ronnie Findon our lead Alto Sax player has just recorded a new C.D. His wife Jeanette produced the album, consisting of favourite material he has performed over a career spanning in access of 60 years. On the album he sings, plays the clarinet, and all the saxophones. He is accom...
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Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: Jitterbug Ball, Hammersmith - 2 June 2007
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Views: 40533

Jitterbug Ball, Hammersmith - 2 June 2007

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Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: Capel Manor, Enfield - Summer Shows - 6/7/8 July 2007
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Views: 40072

Capel Manor, Enfield - Summer Shows - 6/7/8 July 2007

Images of ELVIS http://www.capel.ac.uk/Shows/images/Elvis.jpg Friday 6th July 2007 (evening) Re-live the stunning costumes and fabulous music of the "King" of rock 'n' roll with the Elvis tribute award winning artist Neil J. Duncan backed by the 13 piece Opus One Big Band and backing sing...
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Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: “IMAGES OF ELVIS”
Replies: 1
Views: 8008

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Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: Las Vegas Nights with Opus One and Gary Williams
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Views: 40019

Las Vegas Nights with Opus One and Gary Williams

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Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:33 pm
Forum: OPUS ONE GIGS AND NEWS
Topic: Helen Welch - New Album
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Views: 42215

Helen Welch - New Album

Review of CD "One Dream" featuring vocalist Helen Welch with the Cleveland (USA) Jazz Orchestra By Ted Higgins Helen Welch was a featured vocalist member of the Opus One Big Band from 1998 to 2003 and was deputizing for Heather, Babette, and Lynn during various pregnancy,s over this period...

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