crystal-slipper-on-blue-pillow-260nw-48084961Mezzo Kate Howden sings the title role of Isouard Cendrillon alongside tenor Bradley Smith as The Prince and baritone Nicholas Merryweather as Alidor for Bampton Classical Opera. There are performances on July 20 & 21 – Bampton, Oxfordshire; August 27 – Westonbirt, Gloucestershire & September 18 – St John’s Smith Square, London with Harry Sever conducting Jeremy Gray’s production.

Director Harry Fehr’s latest production with Blackheath Halls Community Opera is Massenet’s Cendrillon with performances from July 17 – 22 http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/blackheath-halls/community-opera/2012-cinderella-(massenets-cendrillon)

Anne-Catherine Gillet sings Cendrillon at La Monnaie from December 9 in Laurent Pelly’s acclaimed production. Full details at http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/opera/146/Cendrillon. Look out for free online streaming from Friday 30 December 2011 until Thursday 21 January 2012.