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


Saturday 3 September 2020

10 am – 2 pm 

Holy Trinity with St Mark Church, 

Stockton-on-Tees   TS19 7QU 


Led by our Musical Director and Accompanist, Alison Gill, we will be working on chorus items for our autumn production, Heroes and Villains. With extracts from Carmen (Bizet),  Samson & Delilah (Saint-Saens), Faust (Gounod) and Don Giovanni (Mozart), Heroes and Villains will be an exciting semi-staged production. Our Saturday Workshop will be a relaxed and enjoyable singing rehearsal, getting to grips with the music. 


If you would like to experience the joys of singing opera or are interested in joining Opera Nova, you are most welcome to come along and take part. 

Copies of all music will be provided and sight reading is not required.


The workshop is completely free, but please book your place in advance. 


To find out more or to book a place:

Email: secretary@operanova.org.uk

Text: 07795 323985 or 07936 980535


There will be three performances of Heroes and Villains in Autumn 2022:


Saturday 15 October 7.30 pm Laurence Jackson School, Guisborough

Saturday 12 November 7.30 pm St Michael’s Church, Heighington

Saturday 26 November 7.30 pm St Brandon’s Church, Brancepeth



Next performance:


Heroes and Villains

Laurence Jackson School, Guisborough, TS14 6BS

Saturday 15 October 2022 

7:30 to 9:30 pm

Interval refreshments

Tickets must be reserved in advance


Opera Nova's exciting new semi-staged production for 2022, features themed extracts from Samson and Delilah (Saint-Saëns), Carmen (Bizet), Faust (Gounod) and Don Giovanni (Mozart). All marvellous music!

Tickets £12 Adults, £1 Children and Students
Booking in advance is essential, by phone/text/email:

Sue 07795 323985 or secretary@operanova.org.uk

photo by Alan Clements: Trial by Jury 2019

Opera Nova welcomes new voices


If you love to sing but have no experience of opera, that's not a problem. We are a group of people who love to sing and perform opera. We are friendly and helpful. We are learning all the time and will give you all the support you need to learn. Opera Nova is looking for new members.

About Opera Nova

Opera Nova is an amateur company that promotes and stages opera. We aim to provide professional quality entertainment accessible to a wide audience and to develop the talents of local singers of all ages.

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

contact us:   Sue 07795 323985 or secretary@operanova.org.uk

website comments:   Clive   webmaster@operanova.org.uk

Next Events

Date Series
Laurence Jackson School, Guisborough, TS14 6BS Saturday, 15 October 2022 - 7:30pm Heroes and Villains
St Michael's Church, Heighington Saturday, 12 November 2022 - 7:30pm Heroes and Villains
St Brandon's Church, Brancepeth, DH7 8DF Saturday, 26 November 2022 - 7:30pm Heroes and Villains