“When Lee Bisset turns out for the job you know that something very special is taking place as to how seriously this project is being taken by the opera world….”
Roger Lee – Harmony Magazine.

What we do

Oxford deserves its own opera company.

Oxford has arguably the best university in the world ….. Oxford Opera Company believes that the city can also produce, arguably, the best performances in classical performance whilst also encouraging opportunities for the next generation of singers, musicians, all and everyone who want to be involved in the incredible world of the creative arts. Oxford Opera believes in the best opportunity for everyone.

“Music unites; music heals; music inspires.”

Our Patrons

Susan Bullock CBE

Richard Berkeley-Steele


Oxford Opera will seek to give this beautiful city and its surrounds the very best opera experience through live performances featuring the finest soloists available.

Singing in schools

One of Oxford Opera’s core values is to take opera into schools presenting students with an opportunity to not only experience the art form but to also engage with it; be it on-stage; back-stage; lighting; design, costume; composition; directing or orchestral.

Community engagement

Oxford Opera has the community of the city at its heart. It wants the city to be proud of its own opera company through engagement at every level of opportunity.  

Bringing Opera to new audiences.

Pupils singing

New to Opera

Ongoing Projects

Friends and supporters

Tosca – March 2018

Wesley Memorial Church featuring Lee Bisset, Stephen Aviss and Stuart Pendred.

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