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Welcome to Kennet Opera!

We bring grand opera and concert song to Newbury and the surrounding areas.

Established in 1993, we have staged a major production, sung in English, every year since.

2018 saw an unusual double bill from English composers– Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, followed by W S Gilbert's The Zoo. All the details.

Also in 2018, Pop-up Puccini, an exciting mix of arias and choruses, celebrated the 160th anniversary of the composer's birth.

The 2019 programme is our busiest yet. And why not, in our Silver Jubilee Year! Viva Verdi! is the theme for our town and village concerts in Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The year's fully staged main production, in the autumn, is The Magic Flute, again at Arlington Arts, near Newbury. Dates and times will be posted here as they're fixed.

Want to find out more? Just mail us, or check out these pages for the things we do and the help we need.

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