His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Rory Stewart OBE MP, Minister for Prisons and Probation enjoyed a 25 minute programme of opera highlights from Carmen and 'Do you hear the people sing' a taster for this coming summer's production of Les Misérables in Dartmoor Prison. You can read more about the Royal visit in the Daily Mail article here, and in the Express here. Photos of the event can be seen here.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales will visit Dartmoor Prison on Friday 23rd March to hear the choir.
During the visit, His Royal Highness will meet privately with the Governor of HMP Dartmoor and Rory Stewart OBE MP, Minister for Prisons and Probation. The Duke will then view participants of the Prison Choir Project programme performing a 20 minute highlights programme from Bizet's Carmen as well as a song from Les Miserables, a taster for this coming summer’s production. The performance will take place in the Prison Chapel.
The Duke of Cornwall is a long-time supporter of the performing arts and regularly attends concerts, plays and operas in both private and public capacities. His Royal Highness is Patron of the Royal Opera House, Welsh National Opera and British Youth Opera. In 2004 The Duke founded Children and the Arts to help disadvantaged young people access creative and cultural experiences.