Presenting fully staged grand opera, sung in English

Tickets now on sale for Merry Wives of Windsor

21st November 2023 by No comments yet

Merry Wives of Windsor – Nicolai Thursday 15th to Saturday 17th February 2024 – starting at 7:30 @ 1532 Performing Arts Centre, Elton Road, Bristol, BS8 1SJ Prices (tickets now on sale) http://www.bristolopera.co.uk/tickets/

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Cast for Merry Wives of Windsor announced

15th October 2023 by No comments yet

We are pleased to announce that we have cast the leading roles for the Merry Wives of WIndsor production (15th to 17th February, 2024) Tickets are now on sale. http://www.bristolopera.co.uk/next-show

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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 is pleased to announce that its next production is the Merry Wives of Windsor in February 2024

12th June 2023 by No comments yet

There are a number of parts that we will be seeking members, and any prospective members, to audition for in July 2023. Alice Ford – sopranoMeg Page – mezzo-sopranoSir John Falstaff – bassFenton – tenorFord – baritoneAnne Page – sopranoPage- bassSlender – tenorDr. Cajus – bassFirst citizen – tenor Audition Dates to be announced shortly.

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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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COVID-19: Cancellation of Hugh the Drover

17th April 2020 by 1 comment

With the Government’s extension to the current lockdown, we have made the unfortunate decision that we will be cancelling our summer production of Hugh the Drover. We had looked at delaying the concert, but given the lack of available rehearsal time when restrictions are lifted, we do not feel we will be able to prepare

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COVID-19: Suspension of Bristol Opera

16th March 2020 by No comments yet

As I’m sure you are all aware, the spread of COVID-19 globally is causing a lot of changes to our day to day life, with information changing daily and measures being put in place to slow the spread of the virus and protect the most vulnerable in our society. As such, Bristol Opera will be

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