Loading Events

Past Events › Opera

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

January 2018

Royal Opera House: Rigoletto (Verdi)

Sun, 21st January, 2018 @ 14:00pm - 16:45pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera. Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect… David McVicar’s production highlights the cruelty at the heart of the court of Mantua. Richly dressed…

Find out more »

February 2018

Royal Opera House: Tosca (Puccini)

Wed, 7th February, 2018 @ 19:15pm - 22:15pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £18

Live Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace. "Tosca that’s as handsome as ever at the Royal Opera House, London." Financial Times Jonathan Kent’s production for The Royal Opera captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia – one of the most malevolent villains in opera – ruthlessly pursues and tortures…

Find out more »

April 2018

Royal Opera House: Macbeth (Verdi)

Wed, 4th April, 2018 @ 19:15pm - 22:35pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

  Live Satellite Screening from Convent Garden Last screening of this  Royal Opera House season ★★★★★  Macbeth, Royal Opera House, London, review: Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth is born to sing the role Phyllida Lloyd’s 2002 production of Verdi’s 'Macbeth', conducted by Antonio Pappano, has grown magnificently into its skin. The Independent Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi set…

Find out more »

October 2018

Royal Opera House LIVE: Die Walkure (Wagner)

Sun, 28th October, 2018 @ 17:00pm - 21:50pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £13

  Broadcast Live via Satellite from Covent Garden ★★★★ Wagner’s Ring cycle is one of the greatest works of all opera. Keith Warner’s production is conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera, and this final revival is cast with an outstanding international array of Wagnerian specialist singers. The full cycle’s four operas journey from the beginning of a world to its destruction, with gods, heroes and monsters. This epic myth portrays every type of human emotion in music and…

Find out more »

November 2018

LIVE MID WALES OPERA SmallStages ‘L’heure espagnole’ (Ravel)

Thu, 29th November, 2018 @ 19:30pm - 21:30pm
SpArC Theatre
£1 – £12

  SOLD OUT! Tickets Still availble for perfromances at Abermule Dec 6th (tickets £10/8 from www.thehafren.co.uk 01686 614555) – or Ludlow Dec 7  https://ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk     01584 878141 Shropshire Music Trust  brings MID WALES OPERA SmallStages 'L'heure espagnole'  By Ravel to SpArC Theatre Live! We are very excited to be able to bring this to the SpArC audience. MWO’s SmallStages returns this autumn, bringing live opera to the heart of communities across Wales and the Borders with Ravel’s exhilarating one-act clock shop comedy, L’heure espagnole. With five singers…

Find out more »

October 2019

Royal Opera House: Don Giovanni ( Mozart) CANCELLED

Sun, 13th October, 2019 @ 14:00pm - 17:30pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £13

Unfortunately due to a technical failure with our projector we have to cancel this screening.  We do not know yet if it will be possible to reschedule. We are sorry for any disappointment or inconvenience this has caused.    Via satellite from the Royal Opera House Sexual intrigue, jealousy, wit, anger... and retribution! The new Royal Opera Season begins with Mozart’s engaging masterpiece, which follows Don Giovanni, the women he serially seduces, and the vengeance that finally catches up with…

Find out more »

Royal Opera House: Don Pasquale ( Donizetti)

Thu, 24th October, 2019 @ 19:30pm - 22:00pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £13

Live cinema relay New production Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him – with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind – has long delighted and surprised audiences, not least as presented with the sparkle of its music and the virtuoso skill of its performers. Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how…

Find out more »

November 2019

LIVE: MID WALES OPERA: Mrs Peachum’s Guide to Love and Marriage

Sat, 23rd November, 2019 @ 19:30pm - 21:30pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
TBC

PLEASE NOTE: The tickets are sold through Shropshire Music Trust's Ticket Source there is a booking fee. We are thrilled to be hosting Mid Wales Opera at Sparc for the second year in collaboration with Shropshire Music Trust. "The Wench is married! Do you think your father and I should have liv'd comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Can you support the expense of a husband, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to…

Find out more »

January 2020

Andre Rieu- 70 Years Young

January 5 @ 14:00pm - 16:00pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £12

This New Year’s cinema event celebrates the maestro’s 70th birthday. This is André Rieu’s ultimate concert, a celebration of his life in music. Cinema host Charlotte Hawkins welcomes in the New Year by inviting audiences from around the world to André Rieu’s castle in Maastricht. During the party, André Rieu talks to Charlotte about his life and music. It’s been an incredible journey; from growing up in a musical family, his church choir days, his marriage to Marjorie, The Salon…

Find out more »

Royal Opera House LIVE: La Boheme (Puccini)

January 29 @ 19:45pm - 22:15pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £13

Live Via Satellite Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept. Richard Jones’s character-led production perfectly captures La bohème’s mixture of comedy, romance and tragedy, with striking designs by Stewart Laing. The cast features some of the greatest interpreters of Puccini’s bohemian lovers performing today, as well as…

Find out more »
+ Export Events