David William Hughes La Serva Padrona

Musicals & Opera


Since 2020, Coronavirus has threatened to kill opera! Can David save it with his one-man production of La Serva Padrona? Baroque meets funk in this new English version of Pergolesi’s 1733 comic masterpiece. 'Possessed of a fine voice with an enormous range… his energy carries his audience along as if surfing a wave' (FringeReview.co.uk). 'It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicality that brings tears to the eyes' ★★★★ (ScotsGay Arts). 'Hughes succeeds sensationally' (Boston Musical Intelligencer, classical-scene.com). ★★★★★ (MusicalTalk). ★★★★ (Advertiser, Adelaide). ★★★★ (FringeGuru.com). ★★★★ (The730Review.co.uk).

This show was part of our Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Edinburgh Fringe Programme