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An Evening of Opera *

An Evening of Opera will now be held at the Colchester Arts Centre due to predicted bad weather in the evening. If you are a ticketholder, our team will be in touch by email. The Mayor’s Festival of Diversity will still take place both days at Firstsite.

Brought to you by The Mayor and Mayoress of Colchester Cllr Tim Young and Nicola Goodchild as part of the Mayor’s Festival of Diversity. This is the launch event of their Mayoral year, the theme of which is Celebrating Diversity - Challenging Prejudice. All proceeds will go to The Mayor’s Charities.

A beautiful evening of glorious opera performed by four world-class singers and five fine chamber musicians. Music by Handel, Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Bernstein and Rodgers & Hammerstein, with some surprises and unusual gems; and the orchestral scores expertly arranged for string quintet. Arias, songs and ensembles to delight you on a summer evening.

Tickets £12.00, Under 16’s £5, 11 and under free.
Doors open 6pm, Show starts 7pm.

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