Arcadian Opera is proud to have assembled a first-rate cast of soloists for our forthcoming production of Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers, celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage and paying homage to a great suffragette and one of England’s finest composers. Thirza Jennifer Parker Mark Brian Smith-Walters Pascoe Steven East Avis April Fredrick Lawrence Ian Beadle […]
Auditions for principals for our full production of Ethel Smyth’s great operatic masterpiece will be held over the weekend of 7th/8th April, most probably one day in London and the other in Buckinghamshire. This will be a professional engagement, fees yet to be decided. The musical director will be Justin Lavender and the stage director […]
To celebrate the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage Arcadian Opera will be mounting a full production of Ethel Smyth’s great operatic masterpiece. Most unjustly neglected at a time when women composers were simply not taken seriously in this country, Ethel compounded her controversial status by her close association with the suffragette movement.
The opera will be performed at the Roxburgh Theatre at Stowe on the 27th and 28th October, 2018. The theatre will be adapted to the requirements of this extraordinary opera.
Gala concert narrated by Charlie Ross
Arcadian Opera will return to the Roxburgh Hall Theatre at Stowe, Buckingham, on 24 March with an exciting Gala programme of favourite Opera excerpts.
Our production at the end of October 2017 was Elixir of Love by Donizetti at the Roxbrough Hall Theatre, Stowe. With 3 performances in 2 days it was a great success. See the pictures below:
Arcadian Opera are delighted to announce the line up for their second Opera Gala on 3 June 2017 at Stowe, Buckingham.
Rejoining us after last year’s Opera Gala triumph is the lovely and ever fascinating mezzo-soprano Louise Crane. We also welcome back Natasha Day, our fabulous Mimi from our recent production of La Boheme, alongside baritone Wesley Biggs, who appeared as a stunning Marcello in the same production.
Puccini’s ever popular La Boheme is startlingly reimagined in Arcadian Opera’s first ever production for the Roxborough Theatre at Stowe. The struggling bohemians of fin de siècle Paris are transported to the fringes of the Bloomsbury group in 1930s London. Sung in English, with orchestral accompaniment, the vibrant score relating the tale of the passionate […]
We are delighted to announce we will be performing our first Gala. It will start at 8pm on 24th March 2016. It is in the The Music Room, Stowe School. Performers will include Justin Lavender, The Opera Babes and many more. About the babes Back in 2000 two girls were busking in London’s Covent Garden. Overnight they became the […]