Resurrection par excellence: Handel’s Messiah, Merry Opera

We gather in the glorious Arts and Crafts surroundings of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Lowestoft, one of Suffolk’s most beautiful Catholic churches, on a summery April evening while the kittiwakes scream overhead. Merry Opera’s cast gradually file in, dressed in everyday clothes: twelve men and women from all walks of life, approaching the…

The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart: Merry Opera

Merry Opera are touring their production of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro: Life, liberty and the pursuit of love in the jazz clubs of the 1960s is driving everyone crazy. Figaro loves Susanna, Cherubino loves the Countess, and the Countess loves the Count. The Count is intent on chasing Susanna and on preventing Figaro from marrying…

The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart: Merry Opera

Merry Opera are touring their production of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro: Life, liberty and the pursuit of love in the jazz clubs of the 1960s is driving everyone crazy. Figaro loves Susanna, Cherubino loves the Countess, and the Countess loves the Count. The Count is intent on chasing Susanna and on preventing Figaro from marrying…