Past Events

1 March, 2020 - 31 March, 2020

Red! A Children’s Opera

In 2018 Jenny commissioned Barefoot Opera’s Lucy Mulgan to compose a children’s opera; Red!

Jenny and Lucy decided she should adapt Little Red Riding Hood for today’s generation.

25 January, 2020

Burns Night

Saturday 25th January 2020
From 8 pm (Doors Open 7:30 pm)

The Music Room
6 The Uplands Maze Hill TN380HL

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Our annual Burns Night Barefoot fundraiser is by now an established tradition…

3 November, 2019

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday 3rd November @ 6 pm

Barefoot Opera welcomed the Chenovsky Piano Trio for a fundraising autumn recital. Come along for a very special programme.

26 September, 2019 - 27 October, 2019

The Barber of Seville

Barefoot Opera brought their inventive, exuberant ensemble style to Rossini’s comic masterpiece, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, (The Barber of Seville).

8 September, 2018 - 12 October, 2018


Seville came to England with the story of Carmen and her tragic end at the hand of Don José.

Photo credit: Chris Parker

11 November, 2017

L’Incoronazione Di Poppea

Monteverdi’s dramatic tale of treachery and love was updated on a stage dominated by a giant bed, with a set design by Peter Fillingham.

8 September, 2017 - 14 October, 2017

La Bohème

Barefoot’s youthful singers brought fresh poignancy to this dramatic portrayal of Bohèmian Paris.

24 September, 2016


For the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, Barefoot Opera staged a performance of specially commissioned pieces sung by local choirs.

5 September, 2015

L’Elisir D’Amore

Soprano Sophie Pullen sang her heart out as Adina in Barefoot’s staging of Donizetti’s masterpiece.