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Tickets for our production of Magic Flute

11th April 2024 by No comments yet

Tickets for our semi-staged production of Mozart’s Magic Flute will be available from 9.00 am on 20th April 2024. There will be two performances – 19:30 on 1st June and an evening performance (time TBC) on 2nd June. http://www.bristolopera.co.uk/tickets/

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Full review of the Merry Wives of Windsor

28th February 2024 by 1 comment

February 16th 2024 performance Bristol Opera The Merry Wives Of Windsor as seen by Debi Weaver (NODA Southwest District 13/16) on Friday 16th February 2024 Director: Frazier Meakin     Musical Director: Arne Kovac Associate Director: Annie Keith The Merry Wives of Windsor” is a comedic opera by German composer Otto Nicolai, based on William Shakespeare’s play

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Magic Flute audition pieces announced

27th February 2024 by No comments yet

The company is seeking to audition principals for its Summer performance of Mozart’s Magic Flute on 1st and 2nd June. Venue to be confirmed. Auditions will take place at Horfield Methodist Church,1 Churchways Ave, Bristol BS7 8SN on 10th March from 17:00 to 19:00 and 14th March from 18:00 to 20:00. If you are interested

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Review of our production of the Merry Wives of Windsor

23rd February 2024 by No comments yet

The NODA Review: by Debi Weaver Bristol Opera is a member of the National Operatic and Dramatic Association. “The lighting design was extremely effective, vibrant, and colourfu.l” “All the Principal performances were very strong with some stunning vocals.” “The space was very well utilised, with all possible entrances and exits used to maximum effect.” About

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Bristol Opera’s next production will be Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

19th February 2024 by No comments yet

We are planning to perform a semi-staged production of this familiar opera in June 2024.

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Bristol Opera is looking for new singers to join us – especially men!

5th September 2023 by No comments yet

If you are interested in our company then find out more by clicking on the ‘join us’ menu or here :

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Bristol Opera wins a prestigious award for its 2022 production of L’Elisir d’Amore

20th May 2023 by No comments yet

At a presentation in Plymouth on 20th May 2023, Bristol opera was awarded the Noda Gerry Branton Award for Best Operatic Production in the South-west – joint winners with Bath Opera. This was our first production after the Covid pandemic, and we are very proud to have fought hard to ensure we went back on

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World Premiere of ‘Fish’ by Joel Baldwin

3rd May 2023 by No comments yet

The photograph above is of Anne Harriet Fish about whom we are presenting a world premiere commissioned short opera by Joel Baldwin. Anne Fish (1890-1964) was an illustrator for publications such as Tatler, Vogue and Vanity Fair, using her unique style to collaborate with female writers such as Olivia Maitland-Davidson and Sybil Cookson (under the

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Publicity Poster for our Centenary Concert

30th March 2023 by No comments yet
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Bristol Opera Centenary Concert

16th January 2023 by No comments yet

We are delighted to announce that Bristol Opera is celebrating its Centenary Year. So, what are our plans for 2023? We are currently working on a Centenary Concert to be performed on 24 June 2023 to remember the company’s 100 years of service to the people of Bristol.  Alongside our annual opera performance – La

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