Italian opera has dominated the art form since its invention in the 1600s reaching dizzying heights of popularity with works by native Italian composers such as Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Puccini, and of course ‘The Swan of Catania’: Vincenzo Bellini
Director Neil Kirkman’s tweaking of the La Sonnambula plot sets the Opera in a Nursing Home. Combined with Graham Billing’s witty translation this gives great potential for comic antics and dialogue ensuring some laugh out loud moments in the show.
Director Neil Kirkman takes on the challenge of this year’s major Bath Opera production of Bellini’s La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker). We find out more about Neil’s vision for bringing opera alive through innovative stagecraft and design…
Welcome to a fresh new look from Bath Opera as we approach our next exciting production with Bellini’s fabulous opera La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker). With a feast of beautiful melodies, vocal fireworks and a hilarious plot this is sure to be an opera you will love. With a refreshed new image our bright new website […]