When BO proved unavailable, AO was more-than-ably assisted by another wonderfully talented and visionary AOBO colleague. Who are AO and BO? See the previous blog entry.
Soprano arias from Verdi's Il Trovatore, performed that season, were the order of the day. Beautifully sung, with a wry and satirical lyric (courtesy of my illustrious colleague). My task was to be 'the orchestra'. Verdi on the ukulele, I surprised even myself by making it so.