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Join the Midlands' best amateur Grand Opera Company


Roger Hanke as I Pagliaccio. I Pagliacci 2006

Ladies costume fitting

THe chorus serve tea to Macbeth


To quote from a recent review.. '... spectacularly increasing the quality of the principals it attracts.'


Thanks to the marvellous Centrik organisation, Midland Opera have a fabulous Headquarters, with plenty of space for all of our endeavours. Rehearsals take place each Thursday 7:30 to 9:45 pm, at Unit 5, The Square, Broad Street Birmingham, B15 1AS
The attached map PDF shows the exact building, and there is a small amount of parking.
unit5, The Square, Broad Street

You're welcome to come along any Thursday to have a sing and register your interest in singing with us for our next programme. Our members are a warm-hearted bunch from all walks of life, with a shared passion for singing. Expect a warm welcome.

call 07840 134 038 or Email HERE stating your vocal range.
We will make sure there is someone to meet you and bring you to the right room

Comments from our recent Verdi concerts include...'a great joy to be part of the evening and the experience'...'such a lovely group, you all have true soul'...'there were moments I doubt you get any better on a professional stage anywhere'...
See our reviews page for more - you could be part of this too!
Call 07840 134 038 to find out more. Or Email.

Singing as a chorus member

Chorus singers are assessed informally, within company rehearsals over a period of weeks while they settle in. They are not asked to sing individually, unless they wish to. The ability to sing and keep a line is essential. Sight-singing is useful. Chorus CDs are sometimes available to aid learning.
Call 07840 134 038 to find out more. Or Email.

Singing principal roles and solos

Auditions for operatic roles are formal and heard by an audition panel. External and company singers are encouraged to audition. Acting ability, Vocal skill and experience, along with physical suitability is assessed.
Members wishing to sing concert solos will be heard by the Musical Director during a rehearsal evening.
Call 07840 134 038 to register interest in future auditions. Or Email.

Annual membership:

Full Members £150.
Stagehands and set painters are welcomed warmly. And, for them, membership is not necessary.

Cigarette girls fight. Carmen 2009

The Committee will consider sympathetically any application for further discount in case of particular hardship.


Midland Opera
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13 of our Previous Productions – Click on an icon to download the appropriate programme pdf.
2015 The Thieving Magpie 2014 The Magic Flute 2013 The Elixir of Love
2012 Turandot 2011 Jack Faust & Sister Angelica 2010 Tales_of_Hoffmann
2009 Macbeth 2008 Carmen 2007 A Masked Ball
2006 Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci 2005 Eugene Onegin 2004 La Clemenza di Tito
2003 The Medium
...For a full list back to 1946 see the How it all began page.
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