UCOpera presents

the British première of

Smetana's Libuše

University College Opera is proud to present the British première of Bedřich Smetana’s Libuše. Returning to the newly refurbished Bloomsbury Theatre, the cast and orchestra, composed of both professionals and students, will be led by musical director Charles Peebles and director Cecilia Stinton.

Click here for full cast and synopsis.

Running time: 3 hours with interval
Sung in Czech with English surtitles

Performances: 18th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd March 2019 at 7.30pm


Standard: £25
Concessions (60+,U18, non-UCL students): £17
UCL Students + Staff: £9

Tickets can be bought online or in the box office the Bloomsbury Theatre Mon – Fri 12:00–17:00, or by calling 020 3108 1000.

University College Opera

University College Opera, or UCOpera, is the student opera company of University College London.
The operas are staged by professional singers, directors and designers, with the orchestra and chorus drawn from the student body. Founded in 1951, UCOpera is known for its productions of rarely performed operas, including several world and British premières.

UCOpera in numbers...

National Premieres
World Premieres

Polyeucte (2018)
A memorable evening of great ambition and the kind of gutsy, wholehearted fulfilment UCO produces year after year
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Opera Now

Aroldo (2017)
This well-choreographed modern dress production of Verdi’s 1857 reworking of Stiffelio makes its neglect seem doubly strange
★ ★ ★

The Times

La Favorite (2016)
A brave and pioneering organisation based at University College London with a remarkable track record for reviving the neglected and obscure
★ ★ ★

The Telegraph

Contact us

Our Address

  • UCL Music Society
    c/o CSC Reception
    Student's Union UCL
    25 Gordon Street
    WC1H 0AY
  • orpcceupaurud@.eoorc.k
  • ucopera.co.uk