Opera for One and All
Welcome to the website of New Cornwall Opera. Our energies are devoted to bringing you the best in opera.
New Cornwall Opera is now an established and respected pro-am company. With several appearances at the Minack and the Hall for Cornwall behind us, together with numerous successful tours of the region we have our own chorus and newly established orchestra for larger events. The company boasts several excellent Cornish principals. It also supplements the ranks with outside professionals on
Last year New Cornwall Opera visited both the Minack Theatre and the large Hall for Cornwall theatre. In both venues it played a well received one night full production of Masgagni's glorious opera Cavalleria Rusticana.
At the Minack the company launched the New Cornwall Opera Orchestra.
In the previous year, 2011, the company brought Madame Butterfly to both venues. People came not once, but twice to the Minack, and then booked to see the opera for a third time at the Hall for Cornwall
Kate Wood was credited by critics for her delicately balanced performance of the young Japanese girl Cio-Cio San with such comments as 'a powerful and moving portrayal, at times beautiful' and 'not only in fine voice, her body language also speaks volumes'. See our Madame Butterfly review reviews in Gramophone Magazine.
Marriage of Figaro