Begin your festive celebrations with the glorious London Festival Opera at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne on Thursday 8 December as they perform A Christmas Night at the Opera.
This delightful show features some of the greatest arias and ensembles from the operas of Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, Offenbach and Gilbert and Sullivan. The artists appear in sumptuous period evening dress recreating the atmosphere and grandeur of past times. Accompaniment will be a select chamber ensemble and the programme will be introduced by the baritone Philip Blake-Jones.
London Festival Opera has a considerable reputation and brings together world class artists who have appeared with the major opera companies including the Royal Opera, English National Opera and Glyndebourne with exceptional young singers.
The company has appeared throughout the UK and Europe including in one of the world’s greatest opera houses, La Fenice in Venice during the Carnival in 2014.
Audiences are encouraged to join in the Christmas spirit by singing popular carols with the soloists!
London Festival Opera are an acclaimed company, whose recent appearances include; St James’s Palace, The Goldsmith Hall, Claridges, Billingsgate Market and Buxton Opera House, they have also travelled extensively including; Italy, France, Belgium, Monte Carlo, Barbados, Africa and Hong Kong.
The company pride themselves on presenting an evening which is suitable for the Opera connoisseur or those who have yet to experience live opera at all, presenting a thrilling passionate and memorable experience with lavish costumes, and a light touch by Philip Blake-Jones.
A Christmas Night at the Opera is at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne for one night only on Thursday 8 December, 7.30pm, tickets are priced from £20 to £22 with concessions available and a half price child ticket available. to book or for more information call the box office on 01323 412000 or online.