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previous productions

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L'elisir d'amore - Donizetti

Our most recent production featured our biggest cast yet - directed and designed by Rory Fazer and conducted by Matthew O'Keeffe. The weekend was comprised of a childrens performance in collaboration with Hampshire Music Service and two performances to 550 guests. 


Il Turco in Italia - Rossini

Following a year of postponement, Scherzo performed Rossini’s The Turk in Italy. This fantastic cast featured Galina Benevich as a Fiorilla, who’s previous engagements have included performing Queen of the Night at Glyndebourne. Directed by Charlotte McKechnie, designed by Laura Pearse and Ruth Darling.



Il Barbieri di Siviglia - Rossini

In July 2019, Scherzo staged The Barber of Seville at Longhope . The star cast included Benedict Nelson as Figaro (Glyndebourne 2019) & Margo Arsane as Rosina (National Opera Studio 2019). The production went on to tour London, with a run at Charlton House and performances within arts festivals in Canary Wharf and elsewhere. Directed and Designed by Sebastian Freeburn.

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