Bass/Bass baritone required for Surrey Opera’s World Première performances of Madeleine, music by David Hackbridge Johnson.

Performances in the last week of September 2021. Good-ish availability required from the beginning of August. Reasonable expenses paid.

Interested parties should contact Jonathan Butcher ASAP.

Surrey Opera – 50th Anniversary

MADELEINE (World Première)

Music by David Hackbridge Johnson

Libretto – sourced, adapted and written by Jonathan Butcher

We will perform the World Première of David Hackbridge Johnson’s dramatic three act opera Madeleine in the week commencing Mon 27th Sept this year, at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill. It is based on the true story of Madeleine Hamilton Smith. This link might be of interest.


Kelly Glyptis, who will sing the title role in Madeleine, is the Grand Prix Winner of the 2021 Musical International Grand Prix – opera category.

Our production of Don Giovanni by Mozart has had to be postponed until 11th-15th July 2022 at the Minack Theatre in Cornwall and in Surrey on dates to be arranged.

Surrey Opera 50th Anniversary bone china mugs are still available. Please contact Jonathan Butcher to place your order.

Below are some photos from selected highlights over the past 50 years (click on them for more information):