The award-winning producer Ellen Kent returns this Autumn following her recent
critically acclaimed British and Irish national tours of Nabucco, Aida and La Boheme
with stunning traditional productions of Puccini’s masterpiece, Madama Butterfly,
(Opera of the Year Award – Liverpool Daily Post), Verdi’s La Traviata and Rigoletto
designed by the renowned Ukrainian designer Nadia Shvets from the National Ukrainian
opera of Kharkiv. They feature a host of international soloists from the national operas
of Odessa, Spain and Rostov and the support of the National Philharmonic in Chisinau.
St David’s Hall will have Madama Butterfly on Monday 10th November.
Puccini Madama Butterfly

All great operas have a love story at their core and to celebrate Ellen Kent’s
Autumn Tour, we are offering one lucky reader the opportunity to win a
romantic two night break for two people in the French capital Paris- the city of
love – courtesy of Ellen Kent and Opera & Ballet International.
The lucky winner will travel on the Eurostar from London to Paris, stay for 2
nights B&B in a beautiful 4 star hotel, and enjoy a romantic meal with their loved
one plus a pair of tickets to an Ellen Kent Production at the venue of their choice
on the Spring 2015 tour (full tour schedule at
Three winners will also win tickets to see the Ellen Kent ‘s production of
Madama Butterfly at the ST David’s Hall on Monday 10th November.
To be in with a chance, to win the opera tickets and be entered into the grand
prize draw on 9th December for the trip to Paris answer this simple question.

Where is La Traviata set?
a) London
b) Paris
c) Skegness

Send replies to:
[email protected] or post your answer to Opera & Ballet International,
Broome Quarry House, Canterbury Rd, Kent, CT2 6QU. Please put your town of
residence on your envelope or email subject line and include your name,
address, email and contact number on all correspondence. Opera ticket
closing date 5th November. Holiday competition closing date 8th December, 2014.
Only 1 entry per person. Terms and conditions apply. Travel expenses to and
from London and Paris Eurostar terminals are not included. Holiday must take
place March-April 2015.
Overall prize value: £750