Performance will return to Astley Hall’s walled garden in September with opera, La Boheme.

Join Outreach Opera on 3 September 2021 on the grounds of Astley Hall for one of the most famous and unforgettable operas of all time.

Acting as the perfect introduction to opera, La Boheme follows a group of struggling friends, as they encounter the many highs and lows that life has to offer.

Rodolfo, a penniless poet and hopeless romantic, opens the door one fateful night, to an apologetic Mimi, who is looking for a light for her candle, and the pair instantly fall in love. But, with the cruel reality of life and all it has to offer lurking just around the corner, their journey is a hard one.

A tale of friendship, warmth, love and heartbreak, this opera certainly packs a punch. This event will take place in Astley Park's Walled Garden, with an extended interval during which you are invited to bring along a picnic to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings on the lawn.

Established in 2015, Lancashire based company Outreach Opera continue their mission to make opera accessible to communities, where they can inspire their passion for opera, theatre, music, and art into all generations.

Seeking to bring opera to unusual locations, Outreach Opera adapts to the unique surroundings presented. Whether it be an outdoor theatre, or a town centre pavement. Outreach Opera selects repertoire that seeks to engage and captivate unsuspecting audiences, from market stall dwellers to supermarket shoppers.

Tickets will be going on sale throughout the summer so keep an eye out for further announcements.




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