Birmingham welcomes back Abigail this summer in the lead role in Rossini's 'The Thieving Magpie'.

Abigail returns to Birmingham this summer in the lead role of Ninetta for Midland Opera at the Crescent Theatre in Rossini's The Thieving Magpie.

9005d1b6-635f-4811-b36f-345ad8920654In a seemingly idyllic country community, nestled in Europe in the 1800s, Giannetto returns from war in high spirits. His plan is to marry childhood sweetheart, the plucky servant, Ninetta. However, a series of unfortunate incidents such as missing cutlery, a disgraced father, spiteful villagers, a sadistic mayor and a light-fingered bird, lead Ninetta to the scaffold instead of his arms!

Can anyone unpick the truth and save our feisty heroine from death? Or worse, from the clutches of the evil Mayor?

Rossini's captivating score has been featured widely in films such as A Clockwork Orange and Once Upon a Time in America, plus a number of TV commercials.

For further information and tickets see Midland Opera - Click here

Abigail's Tweets

AbigailKellySop RT @bcaheritage: Today we remember the millions of people affected by 400 years of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. International Day for th…
AbigailKellySop RT @JulesC_L: My @mixedracefaces story is now up! Many thanks to @TeneeAttoh and her team for creating this amazing community! #Mixedracefa
AbigailKellySop RT @StratfordCircus: Shiny new #PeaceAtLast pics from @operaupclose 👇 It's almost time for this brand new show to head over here and we're…
AbigailKellySop RT @BaselessFabric: "Never was a fan of opera but thank you for breaking my prejudice" - we love reading feedback comments like this from #…
AbigailKellySop RT @mooremezzo: A lovely first day with the new @ETOpera #ETOLaika rehearsals today. Great piece, great cast, great creative team! What a…
AbigailKellySop RT @mertonmusic: Not long until the start of a new term and we have 2 exciting workshops for #children who either already have #musiclesson
AbigailKellySop RT @BaselessFabric: We're slowly recovering from our #DieFledermaus performances over the last few weeks - thank you so much to everyone in…