Discover the secrets of staging an opera
Meet the people behind the magic and gain privileged access to the workings of an international opera house. Each talk, moderated by Warwick Thompson, will explore a different aspect of staging an opera including costumes, props, lighting, wigs, make up and elements of the rehearsal process.
Insider talks are exclusive to ticket holders for that day’s main stage performance. Places can be booked online when you book your ticket for that day’s opera performance or by telephone +44 (0)1273 815 000. Our Box Office is open Monday-Friday, from 10.00am – 6.00pm.
Dates & Times
Moderated by journalist Warwick Thompson, join Senior Stage Technician Dan Riley and Chorus Member Chloe Morgan as they discuss the technicalities and artistry involved in making a mermaid fly.
Friday 16 August
Warwick Thompson will be joined by Donna Stirrup (Assistant Director) and by Jonny Venn (Lighting Supervisor).
Monday 19 August
We will be joined by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment OAE to get a glimpse into their pit work.
Tuesday 20 August