An Evening at the Opera

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's special season finale sees two rising stars of the professional world - soprano Camilla Harris and tenor Rhys Batt - accompany the Choir for an intimate ‘Evening at the Opera’.

Prepare to be transported to the opera houses of Europe for a sparkling evening of music spanning four centuries, including arias, duets and choruses from Puccini’s La bohème, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Bizet’s Carmen and Verdi’s La traviata .

Tickets unreserved at £25 including an interval drink and canapes. Just 200 tickets available...

Choir's season finale - an ‘Evening at the Opera’

Exeter Philharmonic Choir has a special ‘Evening at the Opera” planned to conclude its 2023/24 season on a high note. On the evening of 18th May, the Choir - accompanied by two rising stars of the professional opera world - will transport concert goers to the opera houses of Europe for a sparkling evening of arias, duets and choruses.

The season finale at St. David’s Church in Exeter...

Glyndebourne Tour

On the road this autumn, Glyndebourne Tour offers diverse line-up of World-class opera

Theatre Royal Plymouth 24 – 28 November 2015

Booking is now open for the 2015 Glyndebourne Tour which boasts a diverse line-up of World-class operas from Mozart, Donizetti and Handel. Now in its 47th year, Glyndebourne Tour will present three main stage productions, two of which transfer straight from the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival where they premiere this summer.

First is a vibrant new production of Handel’s oratorio Saul, directed by the brilliant, provocative Australian...

Open air Opera in the city

Opera lovers and first-timers alike can enjoy a spectacular show as Rigoletto will be shown on Plymouth City Centre’s Big Screen this evening (Wednesday 17 September).

Celebrating 25 years of the BP and Royal Opera House partnership free opera live screenings are touring the country and Plymouth is one of the chosen cities.

Deputy Leader of Plymouth City Council, Pete Smith,...

Welsh National Opera – Boulevard Solitude

Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 20:00

Armand and Manon are penniless but in love. The cruel world of 20th century capitalism and corruption will soon shatter their happiness. They will be left with nothing but memories of happier days before they strayed onto the boulevard of broken dreams.

Henze’s potent 1950s updating of the Manon story is a heady musical cocktail of jazz, 19th century opera and 20th century styles. It is an enveloping and immersive cinematic vision of European society after the war.

Sung in English with surtitles in English.

Tickets £10.70 - £30.70

Running time 1 hour 15...

Welsh National Opera – Manon Lescaut

Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 19:15 to Friday, March 28, 2014 - 19:15

Manon has been seduced. As an impressionable young woman she wanted it all. She wanted to taste the tempting fruit of adult life. Now just months later she has discovered that the fruit is rotten at the core. Does Manon have any chance of salvation?

Manon Lescaut is the classic Fallen Woman. Puccini charts her rapid descent from innocent to criminal with feverish intensity.

Sung in Italian with surtitles in English.

Tickets £10.70 - £49.70

Running time 2 hours 30 minutes (approx) including one interval

Pre-performance talk Wednesday 26 March 6pm...

Royal Opera House: Tosca

Duration approximately 3 hours Pre-performance screening starts at 7.10pm Performance starts at 7.30pm Act I lasts 50 mins Interval starts at 8.20pm and lasts 25 mins Act II begins at 8.45pm and lasts 45 mins Interval starts at 9.30pm and lasts 25 mins Act III begins at 9.55pm and lasts 30 mins Curtain down at 10.25pm