Our Second Socially Distanced Opera Gala

Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at 19:00

Rose Opera will hold our second socially distanced opera gala in the Normansfield Theatre on Saturday June 12th, 2021 at 19:00.

Come and hear a selection of well known arias and ensembles from operas by Strauss, Mozart, Massenet, Verdi, Bizet, Cilea, Korngold, Rossini and Handel. Featuring Rose Opera soloists. Here is the programme:

  • Cilea, Adriana Lecouvreur, Ecco, respiro appena, Aria

  • Korngold, Die tote Stadt, Pierrot's Tanzlied, Aria: Pierrot

  • Mozart, Die Zaubeflöte, Die Holle Rache, Aria: Die königin der nacht

  • Rossini, Guillaume Tell, Sois Immobile, Aria: Guillaume Tell

  • Handel, Alcina, Sta nell'ircana, Aria

  • Strauss, Arabella, Er ist der Richtige nicht fur mich… Aber der Richtige, Duet: Zdenka, Arabella

  • Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro, Porgi Amor, Aria: Countess

  • Verdi, Simon Boccanegra, Doge! Anchor proveran...Ei dorme…Perdon, perdon Amelia, Trio: Adorno, Amelia, Doge

  • Bizet, Les Pecheurs de Perles, C'est toi, toi qu'enfin je revois…Au fond du temple, Duet: Nadir, Zurga

  • Verdi, La Forza del Destino, Pace, Pace, mio Dio, Aria: Leonora

  • Massenet, Thaïs, O messager de Dieu…Baigne d'eau mes mains et mes levres , Duet: Thaïs, Athanaël

  • Verdi, Don Carlo, Lo l'ho perduta ...Io la vidi, Aria: Don Carlo

  • Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro, Pian, pianin le andro piu presso, Sextet

A very limited number of tickets are available to purchase here. Seats will be arranged in socially distanced bubbles well away from performers. Our social distancing rules are summarized at the bottom of this page.

* Rose Opera Young Artists

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Tickets are available to purchase from the Langdon Down web site, here.

Musical Director: Benedict Collins Rice

Pianist: Andrew Robinson

Stage Director: Tamara Ravenhill

Producers: Tamara Ravenhill and Andy Evans

Lighting design: Alan Bain

Technical Director: Alan Bain


  • Tamara Ravenhill (Soprano)

  • Nina Kopparhed (Soprano)

  • Maria Gayle-Rogers (Soprano)

  • Olivia Bell* (Soprano)

  • Anna Marie McLachlan (Mezzo)

  • Lorna Jane Perry (Contralto)

  • Elizabeth Deacon (Contralto)

  • Philip Hayes (Tenor)

  • Andrew Evans (Tenor)

  • Matt Secombe* (Baritone)

  • Ian Helm (Baritone)

  • Edwin Dizier (Baritone)

  • Aleksi Koponen (Baritone)

  • Crispin Lewis (Bass)

* Rose Opera Young Artists


Rose Opera will be making a video and audio recording of this performance. We ask audience members to turn off all mobile phones and pagers, and to be as quiet as possible during the performance. This video and audio recording will be used by the singers for audition recordings, and also may be used by Rose Opera in its own marketing and promotional activities.