Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th of August, 7.15pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, S3 8RY
Bizet’s indestructible opera (amazing to think it failed miserably at is premiere) from Opera on Location in its fifth year staged in a 1980s setting.
£21, £19 concessions, online: http://sivtickets.com/event/carmen2017 by phone: (0114) 223 3777, or in person from the City Hall box office
Thursday 24th, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th of August, 7.30pm – plus Saturday, 2.30pm
Buxton Opera House
Somewhat unfairly neglected Lerner and Loewe successor to My Fair Lady with splendid music and songs – remember I Loved You Once in Silence and If Ever I Would Leave You? – in a staging by Derby-based Present Company.
£14 –£19, senior/ disabled £1.50 off (not dress circle), children half-price (not dress circle)
01298 72190 or visit www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Saturday, 26th of August, 10.15am, 11.45am
The Greystones, Greystones Road, S11 7BS
Highly regarded young pianist playing Bach, Chopin and Gershwin is quite a capture for the latest Concerteenies event for adults and their babies – up to one year-olds, 10.15; one to two year-olds, 11.45.
They tend to sell out before the day so check with firstname.lastname@example.org who handles ticket sales
In advance: £6 adult/ two adults £10, babies and toddlers free; on the door; extra £1 each adult
Saturday, 2nd of September, 7.30pm
St Martin's Church, Stoney Middleton
String quartets by Haydn, Beethoven and Ravel as Music in the Round’s ‘Bridge Quartet‘ approaches the end of its tenure.
SOUTHWELL MUSIC FESTIVAL
24th to 28th of August
Large number events featuring some notable musicians, including soprano Sophie Bevan, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, pianist James Baillieu, mezzo-soprano Rachel Kelly, Chelys Consort of Viols, The Little Baroque Company, baritone Marcus Farnsworth (the festival's founder and artistic director) and Ensemble 360's bassoonist, Amy Harman.
Details at www.southwellmusicfestival.co.uk
NEXT KNOWN EVENT, 15th of September