'Opera as near as perfection as you could get it'
- Sunday Express
Tuesday night in the Speaker's House was a wonderful occasion for all of us, and I write most warmly to thank you and your colleagues for the splendid evening you gave us.
The Former Speaker - Baroness Betty Boothroyd
The Barber of Seville in Barbados
What a magical evening! Thank you so much to you and the other members of 'Opera Interludes' for a wonderful performance that was much appreciated by all our guests. It is a tribute to you and your colleagues that you managed to combine professionalism with a lightness of approach that was totally in keeping with the occasion.
Michael J W South - Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
I have been directed by His Excellency The President to write to you to congratulate you and all your artists for the wonderful and zestful performance of 'Cosi fan Tutte' at the Palace. Everybody enjoyed the evening and moreover understood Mozart's genius in a better way. You managed to pass on to the audience your joy in interpreting such music and delivering the lines of Da Ponte's beautiful Italian.
David Misfud, Captain, AFM, Personal Secretary to The President of Malta
What a magical evening! Our phone has rung incessantly this morning with resounding admiration for your
Louisa Barham, Attaché de Presse, Hermes
Thank you so much for yet another wonderful performance and for all your help in getting the event exactly right. Our sponsors were absolutely delighted with the whole evening and of course the Palace itself is the perfect place for entertaining guests.
Katherine Richards, Events Manager, Tommy's Campaign
A huge thank you for your wonderful contribution to the 'Venetian Carnival' at the Mansion House. We have received some fantastic comments about the evening and much of that was due to the quality performances of your singers and musicians. People were genuinely impressed - and apart from everything else - I adored it!
Carole Blackshaw, former Lady Mayoress of London
Your music considerably enhanced what was already a magnificent occasion and the result was unforgettable. Please thank the singers and pianist for their superb performance - truly memorable. Without hesitation I will recommend you to anyone who is contemplating organising a unique evening of musical entertainment. It was altogether marvellous.
Professor Robert Mair, The Master, Jesus College, Cambridge
Philip Blake-Jones (Artistic Director of Opera Interludes) meets HRH The Earl of Wessex at Windsor Theatre Royal
Over the last 30 years Opera Interludes has presented opera in palaces, castles, country houses, theatres, embassies and private homes. Recent engagements have been in London, Rome, Venice, Trieste, Como, Paris, Berlin, Hamburg, Lisbon, Montreux, Malta, Monte Carlo, Mumbai, Marrakech and Hong Kong. The company has now pioneered Zoom Opera Parties and Online Opera Singers.
Venues in the United Kingdom include St James's Palace, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace, The House of Commons, 10 Downing Street, Blenheim Palace, The Victoria and Albert Museum, at the Windsor and Salisbury International Festivals, the Barbados Festival and in a Gala Concert in Hamburg with the City of London Sinfonia for an audience of 5,000.
Opera Interludes performed at a private party for the Spice Girls
London Festival Opera the associate company of Opera Interludes, also provides opera of the highest artistic standards for corporate, charity and private occasions. LFO generally specialises in performances of a larger scale. Whether you choose London Festival Opera and Opera Interludes both companies will work with you to create the perfect entertainment for your event.
Particular highlights have included presenting a private performance in the presence of the late Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, and a charity performance in the presence of His Majesty The King. Other performances have been for HRH The Princess Royal and HRH The Earl of Wessex.
As well as performing well-known opera and operetta we can present an operatic version of a favourite pop song. Opera Interludes performed an operatic rendition of 'Wannabe' at a party for the Spice Girls.