Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk

Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk

La Bohème by G. Puccini

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Friday August 10th 2018
For tickets please call 01787 310207 / Website


Set in Paris in the 1830s among a group of impoverished Bohemians, the opera centres around the tragic love affair between the seamstress, Mimi, and Rodolfo, a poet. Frivolity, joy, tenderness and sorrow are all expressed in the wonderful music of this most treasured of operas. La Bohème is a masterpiece and is undoubtedly Puccini’s finest score.
This production and cast are sensational and bring out the real heart of Puccini’s magnificent score.

La Bohème cast:

Mimi - Stephanie Bodsworth
Rodolfo - Jeff StewartC
Musetta - Katherine Blumenthal
Marcello - Hakan Vramsmo
Schaunard - Samuel Oram
Colline - Benjamin Schilperoort
Benoit & Alcindoro - Roger Begley
Parpignol - Martin Rendle
Child - Isabella Evans
Child - Luca Evans
Child - Alana Duffy
Child - Olivia Steven
Child - Max Steven

The Barber of Seville by G. Rossini

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Saturday August 11th 2018
For tickets please call 01787 310207 / Website


In late eighteenth century Seville, a young girl. Rosina, is kept a virtual prisoner by her guardian, Doctor Bartolo, who hopes to marry when she is of age and enrich himself from her dowry. The young and ardent Count Almaviva, who wants Rosina to love him for himself and not for his wealth or title, engages the help of Figaro, the local factotem and his former servant, to frustrate Bartolo's plan and marry Rosina himself.

Barber cast:

Figaro - Hakan Vramsmo
Count Almaviva - Roger Paterson
Rosina - Elspeth Marrow
Doctor Bartolo - John Lofthouse
Don Basilio - Geoffrey Moses
Berta - Amanda Buckland
Fiorello & Officer - Benjamin Schilperoort