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Is Opera Boring?

Love. Murder. Passion. Pineapples. A unique mix of belly laughs, anecdotes and emotions behind the scenes of a ‘not so glamourous’ life in opera. No good opera plot can be […]

Love. Murder. Passion. Pineapples. A unique mix of belly laughs, anecdotes and emotions behind the scenes of a ‘not so glamourous’ life in opera.

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible – W.H. Auden

Join two local musicians who are never sensible if they can help it – Whitehill born-and-bred pianist Mark Hoare and Southampton’s own opera singer and comedy writer Lucy Mellors.

Have you ever wondered what being an opera singer is like?! Probably not, but come along anyway! Join Lucy and Mark for a unique blend of magical opera and hilarious anecdotes about life in the arts – perhaps opera is not quite as glamorous as it seems… Expect big-belly laughs, some opera hits and some touching moments as Lucy and Mark take you through the music that means the most to them.

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