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Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present their critically acclaimed, new English version of Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Eugene Onegin (Thursday 3 May). This coming-of-age story is a requiem for lost innocence and a triumphant celebration of hard-won independence – told through some of the most glorious vocal music ever written. 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 44 00…Find out more »
“My elixir’s now unlocked a way of curing all, you see” ... The rich but capricious Adina encourages the attentions of hot-blooded Sergeant Belcore in an attempt to provoke her timorous suitor Nemorino. Enter the quack ‘Dr’ Dulcamara whose ‘magic’ elixir may just be the cure for his shyness ... One of the most popular of comic operas, Donizetti’s ‘L’elisir’ plays like a farce, with broad characters and all the eccentricities of rustic village life. Set in the Basque country,…Find out more »
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 popular choruses. Apply online at www.guildfordopera.com or buy your ticket at Guildford Tourist Information Centre High St, Guildford GU1 3AJ 01483 444333 www.tickets.visitguildford.com Registration 1.45-2pm; Workshop 2-6.30pm. £15 (students free) including music score, tea/coffee and a…Find 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 »