Northern Opera Group’s enchanting re-telling of Cinderella is a must for the whole family this December – and the best part? You can watch it online. You’ll follow Cinderellaon one magical night when she’s transformed from a lowly maid for her father and two step-sisters into a beautiful princess, with a little help from the Fairy Godmother of course. The show was filmed across Leeds, so see if you can recognise any local treasures! Directed by Sophie Gilpin and conducted by Chris Pelly this 1 hour show has delighted audiences from ages 8 – 98. If you usually head to the theatre over the festive period – this is a great alternative for just £5.
A 4* production and a Guardian classical pick
“Such a wonderfully engaging performance of Pauline Viardot’s Cinderella. Perfect for keeping 8year olds mesmerised on a rainy Sunday. A magical production indeed.”
“Very good! It is rare to find operas for families performed, staged and filmed with this accuracy! A valuable Christmas gift.”