OPERA NIGHTS

Royal British Legion

WEST Hill







2019  Sep. TO Dec.


Opera Nights are informal and free of charge. The bar will be open at 7.00pm and there is a short introduction to the work  at 7.20pm. The Opera commences at 7.30pm with an interval, when the bar will again be open. Where the operas are given in the original language there are subtitles in English.



Thursday 26th September:  Verdi’s  “A Masked Ball”

 A sumptuous Metropolitan Opera of New York production with Luciano Pavarotti, Aprile Millo and Leo Nucci , with conductor James Levine.  


Thursday 24th October:  Bizet’s  “Carmen.”   The renowned Francesco Rosi  production filmed in Ronda and Seville with the young Placido Domingo and the alluring Julia Megenes-Johnson.


Thursday 28th November: Verdi’s “Nabucco”.   The composer’s first  great success. This acclaimed production from the Arena di Verona stars Renato Bruson and Ghena Dimitrova.


Thursday 12th December: Gilbert and Sullivan’s  “Iolanthe”  with Derek Hammond-Stroud as the Lord Chancellor and Richard Van Allen as Private Willis whose Sentry Song could have been written today!




For further information please contact:

Peter Clarke at opconpeterclarke@gmail.com