The Opera Society focuses on providing an opportunity for students and alumni to help organise and perform opera. Since its formation the Society has performed several successful operas including The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, The Magic Flute, Eugene Onegin and most recently The Threepenny Opera. The Society enjoys several social events throughout the year and strives to bring people together whilst producing high quality opera. In the future, we plan to expand further involving more people and producing more successful and enjoyable opera productions. We welcome newcomers to opera as well as seasoned veterans.

Our next opera production will be a double bill of Puccini's, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, under the baton of third year music students Cade Strathern and Dominic Gallo.

The Opera Society runs auditions at the beginning of the year to assess singing ability and suitable voice parts for productions. These auditions are also used to cast individuals in roles for a production. The auditions are very relaxed and involve the individual singing of a prepared song or aria.

For more information about audition dates, please contact us directly or visit our stall during fresher’s week.

 The Society's Committee is as follows:

  • President: Sam Connell 
  • Vice President: Conrad Chatterton
  • Secretary: Erin Ralph
  • Treasurer: Sarah Cardwell
  • Publicity/ Social Media Convenor: Hannah Hobson
  • Musical directors: Cade Strathearn & Dominic Gallo
  • Orchestral manager: Otto Itgenshorst
  • Stage director: Rosie Simpson
  • Social Convenor: Helen lee 
  • General Member(s): Christopher Brighty, Emily Henderson,  Daniele Clementi & Caitlin Bell


Please get in touch with the Society via email or our Facebook page (both above) if you have any queries!