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 a New Year Concert in mid-January at Bosworth Hall Hotel in Market Bosworth and a concert in the Great Hall of the Leicester Guildhall in March. Four performances of A Masked Ball, Verdi’s gripping psychological thriller, are scheduled at the Concordia Theatre in March / April.