1. Holland February 8th 2014
A year after its European premiere and following the successful
theatre shows in Cheltenham, UK, 'Alchemy' will return to the stage at
the famous Boerderij in Zoetermeer Holland on February 8th, 2014.
The full concert version of the show will feature many of the original
stellar cast including Clive Nolan (Arena, Pendragon), Andy Sears
(ex-Twelfth Night), Paul Manzi (Arena), Agnieszka Swita ('She'), David
Clifford (Red Jasper), Chris Lewis (ex-Enid), Victoria Bolley and
Christopher Longman, as well as Verity Smith, Ross Andrews and Kate
Aston-Williams from the theatre Cheltenham cast.
The band will feature Mark Westwood (Shadowland, White Trash) on
guitars, Scott Higham (Pendragon) on drums, Mike Varty (Landmarq,
Shadowland) on keyboards and Kylan Amos on bass.
The event not to be missed!
For tickets go to:
2. Classic Rock Awards Night, Rotherham, UK February 22, 2014
The full concert version of 'Alchemy', featuring eleven singers and
the band, will be performed on February 22, 2014 during the annual
Awards Ceremony in Wath, Rotherham, UK.
The cast: Clive Nolan (Professor King), Andy Sears (Lord Jagman),
Agnieszka Swita (Amelia Darvas), Victoria Bolley (Eva Bonaduce), David
Clifford (William Gerdelle), Chris Lewis (Thomas Anzeray), Paul Manzi
(Milosh), Christopher Longman (Ben Greaves), Verity Smith (Mrs.
Muncey), Ross Andrews (Captain Gardelle), Kate Aston-Williams
The band: Mark Westwood (guitars), Scott Higham (drums), Mike Varty
(keyboards), Kylan Amos (bass)
For tickets go to:
Alchemy goes off-West End!
A theatre version of 'Alchemy' will be performed in one of the
off-West End theatres in London in August 2014. The deal will be
concluded within the next few weeks and tickets will be on sale soon!
Check the 'Alchemy' website for details!
'Alchemy in Concert' DVD
The live version of 'Alchemy' recorded in Poland in February 2013 is
available on DVD and as a special edition box including live DVD, two
CDs with an audio version of the show, a bonus DVD with a number of
features providing deeper insight into what the project is all about,
and also a bonus CD featuring exclusive demos, alternative versions of
the songs and more! It is a treat for Nolan enthusiasts and a delight
to watch and listen to! Still available via our online
Check what's on the DVD and in the Box Set:
Alchemy Fundraising Shows
There are a lot of these little shows scheduled for 2014. This year's
shows will feature members of the Caamora Theatre Company and guests
performing a versatile repertoire – a mix of Clive's music and more!
There's a different line-up for various shows, so check the details
and book tickets on our website ('Fundraising Concerts' section):
Etampes, France (March 29th, 2014)
Ghent, Belgium (April 27th, 2014)
Villamblain, France (May 3rd, 2014)
Devizes, UK (May 10th, 2014)
More dates will be announced soon!
The funds raised during the shows will go to support the forthcoming
'Alchemy' productions. Please, help us to make it happen! :-)
The Lost Tribe Emporium (our official online shop)
In the Emporium you will find many of Clive's releases and merchandise
connected with his numerous projects. Among others, you can find
limited edition 'Alchemy' T-Shirts, the Cheltenham Programmes (a great
souvenir from the shows!), CDs, DVDs and many more! Visit the Emporium
and be tempted! :-) All the funds raised via the shop will go to
support the next productions of 'Alchemy'!
The band is about to sit down to work on the new album, which
hopefully will be ready by the end of 2014! No details are being
revealed yet, so watch the Arena website carefully!
The production of the special Contagion 'Max' 10th anniversary edition
The release will consist of the two disc version of Contagion, with
the EP-tracks inserted in the correct places in the concept, in a
special digipack with full artwork and 28 page booklet including all
the lyrics. The price for this special package is £20 plus postage.
To pre-order go to: http://www.verglas.com/index.php
Gigs in 2014
Arena will be playing at the Echoes Progressive Rock Festival in
Lisbon (Aula Magna), Portugal, the 12th of April 2014. Get your
tickets at: http://ticketline.sapo.pt/evento/7556
More gigs will be announced soon!
New album and gigs
The new album is almost ready! While we are waiting, we can delight in
the news that a tour is being planned for autumn 2014. Details will be
announced soon. For now we are giving you one date: on October 11,
2014 the band will play at the Boerderij, Zoetermeer, NL. For tickets
The Masquerade Overture on vinyl
'The Masquerade Overture' is now available on vinyl. Seventeen years
after its initial release on CD, 'The Masquerade Overture' album is
now available as a double album in 180gm heavy weight vinyl. It's a
treat for any Pendragon fan :-)
Order at: http://www.pendragon.mu/the-masquerade-overture-now-on-vinyl/
Clive related websites:
Clive Nolan Official: http://www.clivenolan.net/
Alchemy FB: https://www.facebook.com/alchemybyclivenolan
The Caamora Theatre Company group:
The Lost Tribe Emporium (online shop): http://shop.alchemythemusical.com/
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