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Russian State Opera to perform at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Russian State Opera to perform at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

The Russian State Opera will be performing Madama Butterfly at Crewe Lyceum Theatre later this month.

The highly acclaimed production returns for a UK tour, with music by Giacomo Puccini, and will be staged in South Cheshire on September 29.

September 2, 2018
Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Opera fans packed in to St Mary’s Church to watch Nantwich Choral Society’s Gala Concert.

John Naylor, musical director, gave a brief explanation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first international hit, the comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore, before the choir burst forth with two musical numbers followed by a solo from Baritone Richard Suart.

July 1, 2018
Crewe Lyceum Theatre to be turned into 19th Century Vienna

Crewe Lyceum Theatre to be turned into 19th Century Vienna

Crewe Lyceum Theatre-goers can immerse themselves in the world of the grand ballrooms of 19th century Vienna later this month.

A Viennese Strauss Gala will be staged at the venue on Thursday January 26 at 7.30pm.

January 16, 2017
Crewe Lyceum to welcome stars in A Night in Venice show

Crewe Lyceum to welcome stars in A Night in Venice show

Crewe Lyceum Theatre goers can enjoy A Night in Venice on July 8.

It will feature X-Factor star Jonathan Ansell and sopranos Maria Kesselman and Li Li performing music from Verdi, Puccini and more.

July 2, 2016
Russian State Ballet brings opera to Crewe Lyceum

Russian State Ballet brings opera to Crewe Lyceum

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House brings Verdi’s opera masterpiece La Traviata to Crewe Lyceum next month.

The tragedy in three acts features arias and music performed in Italian by a cast and an orchestra comprising more than 30 musicians.

August 15, 2015
Russian State Ballet to perform “Swan Lake” at Crewe Lyceum

Russian State Ballet to perform “Swan Lake” at Crewe Lyceum

Russian State Ballet and Opera House burst onto the Crewe Lyceum stage again with a new performance of Swan Lake.

The show includes all the colour, enthusiasm and vibrancy the company normally delivers, with Tchaikovsky’s famous score and a timeless story of good versus evil.

October 16, 2014
Review: “Swan Lake” at Lyceum Theatre in Crewe

Review: “Swan Lake” at Lyceum Theatre in Crewe

By Claire Faulkner Ballet and I have never really got on. As a clumsy child, I stayed away from anything that required precision and the need to be delicate.

October 21, 2012
REVIEW: Heritage Opera’s Rigoletto, Nantwich Civic Hall

REVIEW: Heritage Opera’s Rigoletto, Nantwich Civic Hall

By Claire Faulkner I’ll be honest, I never really thought opera was my first love when it came to the theatre. However, at some point during the performance of ‘Rigoletto’ at Nantwich Civic Hall, I found myself completely immersed in the story and those performing it on stage.

April 17, 2012
REVIEW: The Merry Widow opera, at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: The Merry Widow opera, at Crewe Lyceum

Theatre-goers were given a real treat when they watched the “The Merry Widow” at Crewe’s Lyceum, writes Claire Faulkner. I love the magic and illusion that a trip to the theatre brings, and I’ll be honest, opera wouldn’t normally be the first thing I would decide to go and see at the Lyceum.

February 14, 2012