Latest News2018-02-02T08:20:04+01:00

St. Richard’s Hospice Christmas Thanks

January 21st, 2020|

Subject: Christmas concert Hi Caroline Happy New Year! A huge thank you for everything you do for the Christmas concert. I can confirm the total  raised this year is  £1,831 as we have just received the extra match funding secured [...]

Two new Musical Directors for Opera Worcester

August 20th, 2019|

We are delighted to announce that Opera Worcester have been successful in engaging two Musical Directors for the 2019/20 season: Wilhelm Theunissen and Piers Maxim. Until this year Wilhelm Theunissen was Head of Voice at Elgar School [...]

Opera Worcester achieves Charity Status

July 29th, 2019|

Opera Worcester have recently been awarded charity status by the UK Charity Commission. The society aims to promote performance in operatic works, attract and give opportunities to both new and established performers and educate and stimulate appreciation of the [...]


July 29th, 2019|

Opera Worcester is an amateur operatic society based in Worcestershire. Since 1952 this long-established society has offered operetta and musicals and recently extended its repertoire to include grand opera. For further details about the society, please visit  Opera Worcester [...]

Drama workshop a success!

July 8th, 2019|

LOCAL people joined Opera Worcester in their drama workshop last Saturday to find out what it was like to prepare for a role like a professional actor. Amateur performers from Bridgnorth, Kidderminster, Malvern as well as Worcester, took advantage of [...]

Jealousy, intrigue and revenge? It’s just soap-opera at its best!

May 15th, 2019|

Next week Opera Worcester take to the stage with their latest opera production: a double-bill of Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) and I Pagliacci (The Clowns). Although the operas are by different composers, these two one-act Italian operas are usually performed [...]

Revenge and violence – it’s just another day at the office for a Fight Director.

May 15th, 2019|

Opera Worcester’s latest opera production had to call in specialist help. I Pagliacci calls for the staging of fight scenes and the society was lucky enough to be able to call upon the help of professional Fight Director, Anthony Ravenhall [...]

Young Opera Worcester singer wins vocal scholarship

March 29th, 2019|

Opera Worcester is delighted to field yet another aspiring young singer as part of its cast for this year’s double-bill of Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci Laurie Standish Hayes has recently accepted a scholarship as a vocal student to [...]