Meet the Singers

Meet the Singers

Bath Opera's summer touring production of Così fan tutte features some of the best singers from the region in Mozart’s comic look at trust in relationships - or the lack of it…
Così fan tutte performed at The Royal Opera House

Fiancée Swapping at The Rondo

Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte is the great composer’s most divisive and controversial work, dismissed in its day as clumsy and miserable. It wasn’t until the mid 20th century that it became popular - although it can still be dogged with accusations of misogyny!
Mozart and his family

Mozart and Opera

Did you know that nearly half of the Austrian-born Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 22 operas were composed when he was a teenager?

Bath Opera at the Rondo

Bath Opera brings their 2019 touring production of Così fan tutte - one of Mozart's best loved operas to Bath on 12-13 July. We find out a little more about this perfect an intimate venue in Larkhall...
Three Theatres

Bath Opera’s tour of Mozart’s Così fan tutte

Bath Opera takes to the road from 7 June to 13 July with Così fan tutte - one of Mozart’s best loved operas... Mozart’s engaging and hilarious tale involving two engaged sisters is given a new twist in Bath Opera’s 2019 summer touring…
Jenny Lind in La Sonnambula

A Masterpiece of Italian Opera

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
Meet the Soloists

Meet six soloists

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.
Roper Theatre

Bath’s perfect venue for opera

Bath Opera's forthcoming production of La Sonnambula will be staged at the city's fantastic Roper Theatre. We find out more about Bath's latest live performance venue.
La Scala Milan

The Operas of Vincenzo Bellini

Bel canto is Italian for ‘beautiful singing’ or ‘beautiful song’, and Vincenzo Bellini was the grand master of this wonderfully melodic style of opera.
Neil Kirkman

The Director’s Cut

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…