Over 50 years of Fine Music
Windsor and Eton Opera is an amateur society based in the Windsor, Eton and Maidenhead areas dedicated to bringing fine music to the valley, which we have been doing for over 50 years. WEO is a registered charity.
We perform at two different venues throughout the year.
See our website for details of our next production http://windsor-eton-opera.co.uk/Home.html and to contact us.
Founded over 50 years ago in 1962, Windsor & Eton Opera (Formerly Windsor & Eton Operatic Society) has risen from strength to strength, performing a wide variety of opera and operetta, including operas by Verdi, Wagner, Offenbach, Pucinni, Rossini, Bizet, Tchaikowsky, Mozart and most of Gilbert and Sullivan's ever popular pieces. To date we have mounted over 90 productions and will soon be celebrating our 100th!
In the early years, the shows were put on in school halls. In 1975, the Society was fortunate to be able to perform, and continues to perform in the Farrer Theatre at Eton College. In recent years, the Society has also performed once a year at the Norden Farm centre for Arts in Maidenhead.
An audience of over two thousand sees our show each time. In conjunction with the Rotary Club of Windsor St George Gala Night guests have included HRH The Princess Royal, HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, The Earl and Countess of Wessex and the late HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.