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Celebrate Christmas in Norwich with Into Opera and Britten Sinfonia in a magical evening full of festive music on Friday 15th December at St Andrew’s Hall.



Into Opera’s popular concert series Opera Unwrapped is back for a special Christmas celebration. This year, Into Opera is teaming up with none other than Britten Sinfonia to take over St Andrew’s Hall for the night, for a magical Christmas concert in Norwich. 

Look forward to an atmospheric night at St Andrew’s Hall, for one of the final concerts in this historic venue before its major refurbishment commences in the new year. Expect to be immersed in laughter and sumptuous music as our singers share and ‘unwrap’ music for audiences, sharing stories which truly bring the art-form of opera to life. 

Once again, Into Opera bring some of the finest soloists working in opera to Norwich. This time soprano Alison Langer, tenor Monwabisi Lindi, mezzo-soprano Yvonne Howard and baritone James Cleverton. This extraordinary line-up of internationally acclaimed singers will perform a number of dazzling opera arias as well as excerpts from Puccini’s La bohème, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Verdi’s La Traviata. This concert will also feature music from festive films including The Snowman and Meet me in St Louis along with a wide array of Christmas music and carols.

If you are looking for something special in Norwich this December, Opera Unwrapped is set to be a concert guaranteed to bring that extra sparkle into your celebrations this Christmas.​

Suitable for all ages. 

Britten Sinfonia

Britten Sinfonia is an orchestra with a difference. Rather than being led by a principal conductor, it’s made up of outstanding individual musicians who come together as equals and make the important artistic decisions themselves, collectively and democratically. The results are electrifying. Rooted in the East of England, where it is the only professional orchestra working throughout the region, Britten Sinfonia also has a national and international reputation as one of the best ensembles playing today.


“Britten Sinfonia ought to enjoy national treasure status”

– The Telegraph, March 2023

Alison Langer

James Cleverton

Yvonne Howard

Monwabisi Lindi


Tickets can be bought online via ticketsource


Friday 15 December 2023




St Andrew's Hall, St Andrew's Plain, Norwich NR3 1AU

Nearest car parks are Monastery Court (Elm Hill, NR3 1HN) is approximately 150 metres away and St Andrew’s multi-storey car park (NR3 3AT) which is 160 meters away. Both are open 24 hours.




John Andrews


Genevieve Raghu

Genevieve Raghu


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Alison Langer


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James Cleverton



Yvonne Howard


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Monwabisi Lindi


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Britten Sinfonia


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