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Shackleton's Cat Opera

Shackleton's Cat - Children's Opera

Shackleton's Cat returns in 2018, as part of English Touring Opera's award-winning strand of operas for young people. The opera tells the story of the voyage and destruction of the Endurance 100 years ago, and the subsequent tale of survival against all odds. The opera lasts just over an hour and is created for children aged 7-11 and their families.

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Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore

Thu 22 February - Sat 24 February

West Road Concert Hall

This year's CUOS mainshow brings Donizetti's sparkling comedy L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) to West Road Concert Hall. Sung in Italian (with English surtitles), and with full orchestra and chorus, this stars many of the University's finest singers, including Anna Wagner, Henry Websdale, Olivia Brett, Louis Wilson and James Quilligan, under the baton of Edward Reeve.

This is a fully-staged production, suitable for all the family, directed by Gareth Mattey and Judith Lebiez.

Cost: £16 (standard), £12 (concessions), £8 (students)

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

Enquiries: ADC Ticketing Website Telephone: 01223 300085


All times

Thu 22 February 7:45PM - 10:15PM
Fri 23 February 7:45PM - 10:15PM
Sat 24 February 1:30PM - 4:00PM
7:45PM - 10:15PM


Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184