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Advance Tickets  Adults £15.00 / Under 16 years £9.00 each.  Licensed bar. Doors open at 7.00pm

Please note:  on the door on the night tickets will cost £18.00 and £12.00 respectively

CarmenCo’s “A Pocket Opera” is a concert of Spanish and Spanish inspired music presented as a play, with costumes, props and a storyline which roughly follows the story of Bizet’s opera Carmen, but told from her point of view.. Dare you consult the cards with her? What does she think of the men in her story? Did she foresee her gruesome ending? And does she like the opera Bizet wrote about her?

CarmenCo trio, comprising Emily Andrews on flute/mezzo, and David Massey and Francisco Correa on guitars, are all prizewinning Royal Academy of Music graduates and in demand soloists in their own right.

In “A Pocket Opera” all three musicians perform entirely from memory, enabling them to act, move amongst the audience and even dance while playing. It’s a brilliantly accessible and fun way to present classical music.


CarmenCo trio was formed when international solo guitarist Francisco Correa (www.franciscocorreaguitar.com) joined the Andrews Massey Duo, (formed by Emily & David in 2009). This duo has a fine pedigree: won the Tunnell Trust Award 2012-2013; were Royal Overseas League Competition semi-finalists 3 times & have appeared at Wigmore Hall, St Martin in the Fields & Kings Place & abroad in Germany, Italy & Sweden.


“An unusual, highly entertaining evening… The three first-rate musicians rose to the challenge of acting and dancing as well as musical performance… Superb range of musical colour and artistry throughout the programme” – Ayrshire Post

“What an outstanding performance by the extraordinarily talented and delightful CarmenCo ensemble. It was a magnificent evening ending with rapturous applause” – concert organiser, Arts in The Langfords

“The feedback from your concert has been huge, universally everybody loved it. The number of times I have been stopped in the street this week to compliment the performance is countless.” – concert organiser, Portesham for ArtsReach Dorset 

“The musicianship was wonderful, I love Emily’s beautiful voice and the storytelling was spellbinding… So entertaining as well as dramatic and touching – I laughed out loud when I was listening. A lot!” – concert organiser, Frome Concert Club


‘When they play for fun, they go for it full- heartedly, setting the pulse racing and the toes tapping; they deflate pomposity with a twinkle of the eye and when life is difficult, they tell the story exactly as it is’.

“Nothing but praise for their performance, absolutely knock out, great musicianship and very entertaining!!”

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Advance Tickets – Adults £15.00/Under 16 years £9.00  (booking fee applies)

Selection of tables also available

This button will take you to our bookings page for this event, where you can select and reserve your preferred seats or table from the available options.  The front row  (shown in blue) is designed to be used by those with limited mobility with friends and family sitting behind in row A (also shown in blue).

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