Stanley Opera, founded in 1972, provides fully-staged performances of opera in English at the Concordia Theatre in Hinckley. Recent productions include Rigoletto, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Macbeth, The Barber of Seville, La Traviata and The Elixir of Love. With a wide repertoire of music from opera, operetta and musical theatre, the company also performs regular concerts in a variety of venues across Leicestershire and the Midlands.

Upcoming shows include two concerts in Leicester, at the Little Theatre in October 2016 and at the Guildhall in March 2017. Four performances of Verdi’s thriller A Masked Ball are also scheduled at the Concordia Theatre in March / April 2017.