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Guildford Opera invite you to join them to explore the life of Georges Bizet through his operas. The afternoon will be led by our Music Director Lewis Gaston who will take us through his life and works, demonstrating his musical development as we learn and sing some of his well-known and also less familiar choruses. Registration 1.45-2pm Workshop 2-6.30pm. £15 (students free) including music score, tea/coffee and afternoon tea. Last date for applications: Wednesday August 29Find out more »
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live orchestra of more than 30 musicians, the Russian State Opera present a powerful and dramatic production of Bizet’s Carmen (Monday 10 September). Sung in French with English surtitles, this vibrant opera has it all: love, treachery, passion and betrayal. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by calling the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Box Office on 01483…Find out more »
Guaranteed to delight you with sumptuous sets and splendid new costumes, the Russian State Opera return to Guildford with Verdi’s La Traviata (Tuesday 11 September), sung in Italian with English surtitles. A deeply moving piece, overflowing with emotion and containing moments of genius, La Traviata is a powerful, unforgettable experience. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by calling the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Box Office…Find out more »
A liberal ruler walks a tightrope between rival factions whilst harbouring a secret love for his best friend’s wife. Fuelled by fate and the supernatural, political and sexual intrigues become tragically entwined. Verdi’s twin passions for political reform and profound drama meet perfectly in this exciting work. Vivid characters tell a tale that is serious but never sombre, laced with irony and dark humour and crowned by wonderful music. Stephen Oliver’s production set in post-1900 Europe reflects an era about…Find out more »