Guildford Opera are performing Verdi’s most well-known opera, Aida, in English at Guildford’s Holy Trinity Church. With evocative lighting and accompanied by a chamber orchestra, the church is transformed into the centre of the Lotus Cult, where the tragic love story between Aida and Radames unfolds. To buy tickets and more info on show times, discounts and concessions :

Guildford Opera has been performing opera and operetta for over 40years, at venues in Guildford, most recently at the Electric Theatre. Working with experienced music and stage directors, we seek to achieve a high musical and dramatic standards. We attract many young soloists who go on to have successful careers in both UK and international opera houses.

We  rehearse every Wednesday evening (mainly term time) from 7.30 to 10pm at Merrow Methodist Church Hall, Bushy Hill Drive, Guildford, GU1 2SH.  For more information, contact our membership secretary at or visit our website at .

The company is run by its members, who are responsible for all aspects of performance both on and off stage. If you think you would prefer to help behind the scenes, as backstage crew, set building and painting, costumes, props, publicity etc – then you will be equally welcome.