An Operatic and Musical Tour With Heritage Opera

An Operatic and Musical Tour With Heritage Opera

You are invited to join us on a fabulous tour of the operatic and musical theatre world. Each of the singers a professional soloist and Heritage Opera regular is accompanied with grand piano for this evening of beautiful songs and music.

A Passion for Opera on Saturday 22 August is Heritage Opera’s first visit to The Atkinson, the Northwest Company with Artistic Director and Merseyside girl Sarah Helsby Hughes, have garnered rave reviews from local, national, and music press with their witty interpretations of mainstream opera.

This gala concert offers the perfect opportunity for first-time opera goers and experienced aficionados alike to hear many favourite moments from the great operas, in a friendly, non-formal setting.

Sarah will be joined by international tenor Nicholas Sales (ROH, Opera North), baritone Thomas Eaglen (Opera North) and mezzo soprano Serenna Wagner, well known to Southport audiences from her solo performances at The Atkinson in Eugene Onegin and Don Giovanni.

The programme will include excerpts from favourite operas and musicals; Rigoletto, La Traviata, Madame Butterfly, Carmen, The Barber of Seville, The Pearl Fishers, Porgy and Bess, Gilbert & Sullivan, and many more.

A Passion for Opera begins at 7.30pm on Saturday 22 August and tickets are £14 (£12 concessions). They are available online at, by calling the Box Office on 01704 533333 or over the counter during The Atkinson opening hours.
*Please be advised that there is a £2.50 booking fee for telephone and online sales and from 1 September the fee will change to £1 per ticket across all sales.


Heritage Opera Company
A Passion for Opera
Saturday 22 August, 7.30pm
*£14 (£12 concessions)

For interviews, press tickets or more information please contact Emma Lloyd on 0151 934 2129 or

*Please be advised that there is a £2.50 booking fee for telephone and online sales and from 1 September the fee will change to £1 per ticket across all sales.
The Atkinson
Lord Street

In person: Visit The Atkinson box office on Lord Street
For tickets: visit the website or call box office on 01704 533333
About The Atkinson
The Atkinson is Southport’s beautiful new home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history, right in the middle of Lord Street in Southport. Significant investment has been made in refurbishing the stunning 19th century buildings, to create a really welcoming multi art-form venue with a strong contemporary feel.
The Atkinson offers an exciting and varied destination for families, cultural tourists and arts enthusiasts alike, with a full day and night time offer. Wile the day away visiting the new shop, that sells gifts and contemporary crafts from regional makers and then relax in the Bakery, choosing from a selection of artisan bread sandwiches, cakes and sharing platters. You can even take little bit of The Atkinson home with you from the delicatessen. Wonder through the major exhibitions and see performances from some of the UK’s foremost musicians, actors, performers and companies, films, family activities and much more.

Posted on 3 August 2015 under General news

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