Opera Nova based in the Tees Valley in the North East of England performs opera music at a variety of venues throughout the region.

The programme for 2019 features two very different operas:

Dido and Aeneas - music by Henry Purcell with libretto by Nahum Tate, composed and first performed around 1688

Trial by Jury - music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, which opened on 25 March 1875

Next performance: Northallerton Parish Church - Saturday 28 September

Tickets: £12 adults; £1 under 16s and students; available from

The Parish Church (Mr Cooper), Greensleeves Music, Central Arcade, Northallerton

Opera Nova Ticketline 01642 290115 or 07795 323985.

All Autumn performances will feature the outstanding Kildale Quartet.

For further dates see below and Events.

Opera Nova provides a forum for operatic soloists and chorus to develop their abilities and new members are always welcome.

Rehearsals are held Tuesday evenings at Holy Trinity with Saint Mark Church, Stockton-on-Tees - see map.

contact us:   Sue Clements 01642 290115   secretary@operanova.org.uk

website comments:   Clive   webmaster@operanova.org.uk

Next Events

Date Series
Parish Church, Northallerton Saturday, 28 September 2019 - 7:30pm Dido and Aeneas / Trial by Jury
Classical Cafe (Middlesbrough Town Hall) Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 3:00pm
Hartlepool Town Hall Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 7:30pm Dido and Aeneas / Trial by Jury
Laurence Jackson School Theatre, Guisborough Saturday, 19 October 2019 - 7:30pm Dido and Aeneas / Trial by Jury