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Thrapston Plaza Opera is a small, friendly opera company based in the historic Market town of Thrapston in East Northamptonshire.
Founded  by Vincent Davy in 2010 it has successfully produced a major opera in English with live orchestra every February since then .

Get to know us!

Northamptonshire's only Opera Company

Since 2010, Thrapston Plaza Opera has been putting on large scale operas

in English.

The aim is to present a good quality production for and involving

the local community.


Open auditions are held in the Plaza every June to select the main roles with soloists coming from the local area, Birmingham, Peterborough, London, Cannock,Cambridge and the Music Colleges.


The chorus is not auditioned and is open to everyone.


Chorus members who come from Thrapston and beyond rehearse in the St.James' Church Hall from 7.30 - 9.30pm on Tuesday evenings from September to February.


Our aim is to offer audiences a chance to experience grand opera in Thrapston at affordable prices.

Operas so far.....

Carmen - Bizet
The Bartered Bride - Smetana
Aida -Verdi
Die Fledermaus - Strauss
Madame Butterfly - Puccini
La Vie Parisienne - Offenbach
Eugene Onegin - Tchaikovsky
La Traviata - Verdi
The Daughter of the Regiment - Donizetti
Carmen - Bizet

Where we perform -

Thrapston Plaza,

Cosy Nook,


NN14 4PS

Where we rehearse -

St James Sunday School Hall,

Church Walk,


NN14 4NP