Samson – George Frideric Handel
Saturday 5th October, 2019
Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society and the Haddo Orchestra will be opening the Haddo Arts Festival with what is considered to be one of Handel’s finest dramatic works.
Amy Strachan – Soprano
Lauren Young – Alto
Liam Bonthrone – Tenor
Arthur Bruce – Bass
Dr Paul Tierney – Musical Director
HHCOS Royal Patron
HRH The Earl of Wessex
KG GCVO ADC
June Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen, GCStJ, CBE, DL, FRCM, FRSAMD, FRSE was born in 1913 on the Isle of Wight and died in 2009 at Haddo House, Aberdeenshire. She and her husband, David Gordon, 4th Marquess of Aberdeen, CBE, KStJ, established Haddo House Choral Society (later to become Haddo House Choral and Operatic Society) in 1945. June continued as Musical Director until April 2009, shortly before her death.