Welcome to the website of Saffron Opera Group, the opera company with the mission of making opera available to as wide an audience as possible, eliminating its elitist connotations and creating an atmosphere in which all participants are, and are made to feel, cherished.

10th Anniversary Performance…

Saffron Opera Group performs Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Concert Performance

Sun 15th September 2024, 2:00pm
Saffron Hall,  Saffron Walden, CB11 4UH

Saffron Opera Group Orchestra
Saffron Opera Group Chorus
Conductor: Michael Thorne


Hans Sachs: Paul Carey Jones
Sixtus Beckmesser: William Dazeley
Walther von Stolzing: Charne Rochford
Eva: Eleanor Dennis
David: Alex Aldren
Magdalene: Georgia Mae Bishop
Viet Pogner: Julian Close
Fritz Kothner: Simon Thorpe
Hans Schwarz: William Stevens
Kunz Vogelgesang: Peter Van Hulle
Hans Foltz: Pauls Putnins
Konrad Nachtigall: Andrew Mayor
Hermann Ortel: Charles Johnston
Balthasar Zorn: Jonathan Finney
Augustin Moser: Philip Clieve
Ulrich Eisslinger: Lawrence Thackeray
Night Watchman: Simon Grange


  • By telephone on 0845 548 7650
  • Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre
  • On the door, subject to availability
  • £15 to £50