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Russell Watson

  • Written by: Claude-Michel Schonberg

One of the country's most popular crossover singers returns to the stage.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£28–£50

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£28–£45 / 08441 717620

Derby Cathedral

Tue 1 Dec 2015

£39.50–£55

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National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company: The Gondoliers

  • Written by: W S Gilbert

The Company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera.

Harrogate International Centre

Sat 1 Aug 2015

Phone for prices / 01423 537230

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Fri 21 Aug 2015

Phone for prices / 01423 500500

La Traviata

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Verdi

Ellen Kent present the tragic tale of searing passion, Verdi's outstanding interpretation of one of the best-known love stories of the 19th century, 'La Dame aux Camelias'.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£14.50–£36 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 1 May 2015

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30 La Traviata Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£15–£37.50

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Die Walküre (Act III)

Lothar Koenigs conducts the WNO Orchestra to perform Wagner's Die Walkure Act II, with Bryn Terfel as Wotan and Evelyn Herlitzius as Brunnhilde.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£14.50–£53.50 / 029 2063 6464

Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 2 May 2015

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

Buxton Opera House

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£36 (£33) / 0845 127 2190

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£28 / 01382 434940

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Opera Bohemia: Gianni Schicchi

Opera Bohemia presents Puccini's one-act comedy.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£5–£13 / 01997 420124

The Russian State Ballet And Opera House: Rigoletto

  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragedy about a deformed court jester, who seeks revenge following the abduction of his daughter. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£31–£33 (Children £29–£31; £29–£31) / 01892 530613

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£27–£37 / 020 7730 4500

The Cresset, Peterborough

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£28.50 (£26.50; £26.50) / 01733 265705

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Tristan und Isolde

Longborough Festival Opera is situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, In its 20 years of existence it has a reputation for its high quality summer opera Festival. It has a particular reputation for Wagner, presenting the Ring Cycle in 2013.

Longborough Festival Opera, Moreton-in-Marsh

Fri 12 Jun 2015

£30–£200 / 01451 830292

Tue 16 Jun 2015

£30–£200 / 01451 830292

Thu 18 Jun 2015

£30–£200 / 01451 830292

Sat 20 Jun 2015

£30–£200 / 01451 830292

Welsh National Opera: Hansel And Gretel

  • Directed by: Erik Nielsen (cond)

Richard Jones directs Humperdinck's timeless opera based on the Brother's Grimm fairytale, set against the backdrop of the 1950s. Sung in English with English and Welsh surtitles. Erik Nielsen conducts.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£16–£49 / 0844 338 5000

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£8–£43 / 023 8071 1811

Milton Keynes Theatre

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£21.90–£53.90 / 0844 871 7652

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Amazing Arias

A performance by student singers.

The Holburne Museum, Bath

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£5 / 01225 388588

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Ava’s Wedding: An English Tragedy

  • Written by: Alexandra Taylor

The Vocal and Instrumental Departments at the Birmingham Conservatoire performs a contemporary opera composed by Michael Wolters with a soap-style libretto by Alexandra Taylor. Sung in English.

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£16 (£13; £5.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£16 (£13; £5.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£16 (£13; £5.50) / 0121 643 5858

Bentley Operatic Society: Die Fledermaus

A production of Johann Strauss's most celebrated and popular operetta. Intoxicatingly melodious and exuberant, it is replete with mistaken identities, flirtations at a masked ball, elegant frivolities and confusions of all kinds which provide a hilarious vehicle for some of the most captivating music ever written.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£12 / 0151 907 8360

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£12 / 0151 907 8360

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£12 / 0151 907 8360

…and 2 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

Blue Hill Troupe: Patience

  • Written by: Arthur Sullivan

The company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's two-act comic opera, which takes a satirical look at the British aesthetic movement of the 1870s and 1880s.

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Phone for prices / 01423 500500

Bryn Terfel at 50

One of the world's most sought after voices, Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, will celebrate his 50th birthday with a special one-off concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Tue 20 Oct 2015

£38.20–£130 / 020 7589 8212

Bus Pass Opera: The Sorcerer

  • Written by: W S Gilbert

The company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's tale about the effects of a love potion on a village.

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Thu 13 Aug 2015

Phone for prices / 01423 500500

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Cape Town G&S Society: The Mikado

  • Written by: W S Gilbert

The company presents a performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's tale of love set in the fictitious Japanese town of Titipu.

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Mon 10 Aug 2015

Phone for prices / 01423 500500

Carmen

Bizet's opera about the downfall of Don José who is seduced by the seductress gypsy, Carmen.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sun 18 Oct 2015

£15–£41 / 0870 607 7533

Charles Court Opera: Ruddigore

  • Directed by: John Savournin
  • Written by: Sullivan

John Savournin directs a small-scale performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's Gothic spoof, with musical direction by pianist David Eaton.

King's Head, London N1

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

…and 19 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Die Zauberflote

Comedy and philosophy unite in Mozart's glorious The Magic Flute, brought enchantingly to life by David McVicar.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Mon 23 Feb 2015

£28–£182 / 020 7304 4000

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£28–£182 / 020 7304 4000

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£28–£182 / 020 7304 4000

Durham Opera Ensemble: The Marriage Of Figaro

Mozart's gloriously comic opera with its scheming tale of love, deceit and lust has cemented a reputation as one of the most beloved operas in performance today.

Gala, Durham

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£15 (£12.50; £10; £9.50) / 0191 332 4041

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£15 (£12.50; £10; £9.50) / 0191 332 4041

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Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society: The Pirates Of Penzance

The company performs Gilbert & Sullivan's comic operetta.

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Mon 3 Aug 2015

Phone for prices / 01423 500500

Edinburgh Grand Opera: L'Elisir d'amore

Edinburgh Grand Opera presents Donizetti's comedy about a love potion (actually, wine) and how effective it is – or rather, how effective the characters believe it to be.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 15 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Thu 16 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Fri 17 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Ellen Kent's Rigoletto

Verdi's masterpiece performed by Ellen Kent.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£15–£37.50 / 0844 871 3014

New Theatre, Oxford

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£15–£40 / 0844 871 3020

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£19.50–£40 / 0844 871 7645

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English National Opera: Carmen

English National Opera present this adaptation of Bizet's classic tale of lust, seduction and betrayal.

London Coliseum, WC2N

Wed 20 May 2015

£12–£125 / 0871 911 0200

Fri 22 May 2015

£12–£125 / 0871 911 0200

Thu 28 May 2015

£12–£125 / 0871 911 0200

…and 11 more dates until 3 Jul 2015

English National Opera Co-production: Orfeo

  • Directed by: Tom Morris

Tom Morris directs a showcase for young British operatic talent, in which one of the world's oldest musical dramas is presented in the intimate setting of the UK's oldest continuously working theatre. Conducted by Chris Bucknall.

Bristol Old Vic

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£5–£40 / 0117 987 7877

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£5–£40 / 0117 987 7877

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£5–£40 / 0117 987 7877

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