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The Elixir of Love - King's Head Theatre

23 September 2019


Donizetti's comic masterpiece L'elisir d'amore is transposed to 1980's Barry Island for a brand new production at the King's Head Theatre from 25 September to 26 October 2019.


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Grimeborn Opera Festival 2019

23 May 2019


Arcola Theatre announces the 16 productions that comprise the 2019 version of Grimeborn Opera Festival, with public booking opening on 24 May.


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H.M.S. Pinafore from Charles Court Opera

15 February 2019


Charles Court Opera's 10th Gilbert & Sullivan season at the King's Head Theatre presents a humorous, heartfelt and high energy take on H.M.S. Pinafore - running from 10 April to 11 May 2019.


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Carmen

21 November 2018


The first opera from the King's Head Theatre next year will be a radical new take on the world's greatest tragedy, 'Carmen', in a new English version by Ashley Pearson and Mary Franklin.


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Faust, Alberta - Opera in the City Festival

20 August 2018


The world premiere of Faust, Alberta by Simone Spagnolo, starring Benjamin Bevan (Royal Opera House, Royal Danish Opera, Welsh National Opera), headlines this year's Opera in the City Festival.


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Grimeborn 2018 productions

20 June 2018


Arcola Theatre has announced the 17-strong line-up of productions in this year's Grimeborn Opera Festival which begins on 24 July 2018.


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The Mikado at the King's Head Theatre

25 January 2018


'Masters of Gilbert and Sullivan in small spaces', Charles Court Opera, return to the King's Head with a slick and stylish new take on the much-loved comedic masterpiece 'The Mikado' - from 22 March.


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Queen of Carnage at The Space

25 March 2017


Collaborative company Eternus Rebellus Productions present this new piece of live art with a narrative from 11 to 15 April 2017 at The Space, Isle of Dogs, under the creative direction of Sobriety Twist.


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Scenes From The End at the Tristan Bates Theatre

21 November 2016


A new solo-opera from soprano Héloïse Werner, with words and music by Jonathan Woolgar, explores the overwhelming themes of death and grief. From 6 to 10 December 2016.


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Mandela Trilogy

18 August 2016


The life of Nelson Mandela is brought to the stage in an epic operatic tribute by Wales Millennium Centre and Cape Town Opera. Royal Festival Hall 31 August to 3 September 2016, with tickets from just £15.


La bohème at The King's Head Theatre

20 June 2016


A radical new version of Puccini's timeless classic, La bohème, by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Becca Marriott, comes to The King's Head Theatre in Islington from Wednesday 31st August 2016.


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