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London Festival Opera, one of the world’s most prestigious travelling and event opera companies, is selling some superb costumes from their collection to raise funds to support their programme Opera Magic – introducing children to the magical world of opera. Costumes in the sale include items from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, La Scala, La Fenice, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Glyndebourne, Carl Rosa Opera and Pavilion Opera.  The sale gives an opportunity to buy a piece of operatic history, and you may also find yourself an exceptional fancy dress costume!

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London Festival Opera
London Festival Opera

LONDON FESTIVAL OPERA (and the associate company Opera Interludes) is one of the world’s leading travelling and event opera companies and has presented performances across the UK and Europe, including as a guest company at La Fenice Opera House in Venice, and as far afield as India, Hong Kong, Barbados, Canada and Zimbabwe.  The company brings together artists from the major British opera companies, including The Royal Opera, English National Opera and Glyndebourne, with exceptional young singers at the start of major careers.

Past performances have included a private concert for Queen Elizabeth II, charity events in the presence of His Majesty The King and HRH Princess Royal, for the Prime Minister at Downing Street and Chequers, The President of Malta at the Palace in Valletta and for the Ambassador at the British Embassy in Paris.

Recent appearances in the UK include at the Salisbury and Windsor International Festivals, and in gala concerts at Malvern Theatre, St John’s Smith Square, Buxton Opera House, Jersey Opera House, Windsor Theatre Royal and New Theatre Oxford.

Over the last 30 years, London Festival Opera has built up a large collection of costumes including purchases from sales at the Royal Opera, English National Opera and The Royal National Theatre.  There are also costumes from Glyndebourne and Carl Rosa Opera Company.

To make way for the new and to buy equipment for their programme Opera Magic – a children’s introduction to the magical world of opera, London Festival Opera is selling some of their collection presenting a unique opportunity to buy for professional use, for fancy dress, or simply to own a piece of operatic history.


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