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Opera on the Run – Singing Waiters | UK

Opera on the Run have been entertaining at private parties and corporate events for over fifteen years now. Their company, led by Directors Ian and Tim, comprises of some of the most highly accomplished operatic and musical talent in the country.

Acts Available Include:

The Singing Waiters

They infiltrate your event disguised as waiters and then at the appropriate moment, burst into song with a cabaret of opera arias and duets such as ‘Nessun Dorma’, ‘The Brindisi’, and ‘O Sole Mio’. Wonderfully sung the act is served with great comedy and with fabulous artists of international standing.

The Singing Policemen

Disguised as Policemen their crack squad will arrive at the scene of your incident and your guests will believe them to be the real thing. Guests will be cautioned then, if necessary and required, a particular guest will be arrested. Great pleasure will be taken in apprehending the said ‘felon’ with information given prior to the event by an ‘informer’. Your Guests will be doubly surprised as the Policemen break into song, with their voices set to stun.

The Singing Policemen can also appear as Paramedics.

Standard Length of Performance:

1 x 20 min set (a second set can be arranged on request)

Testimonials:

“Their performance was excellent.”
– Quintessentially Events Ltd

“The singing waiters were absolutely fantastic, and completely stole the limelight of the day. After the initial surprise, the guests were in stitches, and loved the show. Everyone got involved, and there was a euphoria created which lasted far beyond the performance itself. On top of this, they were a pleasure to work with in the lead up to the show.”
– Private Client

“My Client was totally delighted by your performance and highly complementary.”
– M & D Associates

“Definitely not to be missed”
– British Theatre Guide

“Stunning…an exciting and flashy extravaganza.”
– Three Weeks

“A very entertaining show.”
– Fest

“The best and funniest show in town”
– The Times

“Very entertaining”
– The Sunday Telegraph

“Thank you for making our event such a success, one we’ll always remember.”
– Louis Vuitton and Moet Hennessey

“A big thank you for a wonderful performance!”
– The Hempel Hotel

“My guests have been talking about “the wedding of the year” – all because of your fantastic singers and the way they entertained all my guests.”
– Private Client

“Congratulations on your professionalism, efficiency and wonderful performers. Anyone we know who ever needs such a service will be pointed in your direction.”
– Private Client

“The whole evening was a great success, and The Singing Waiters certainly provided the WOW factor we were looking for. We look forward to working with you in the future.”
– Private Client

“I just wanted to let you know how much we all enjoyed the fabulously talented “waiters” on Saturday night… a brilliant surprise for my father in law.”
– Private Client

“Yes the act went down very well with our ladies, shame we didn’t take any photographs! They were very willing to help out and serve the champagne and match the format for us, even though time was short in the end, so all good feedback. I am sure we will be in touch again in the near future for other events we have planned.”
– Investec Bank (Channel Islands) Ltd (via Contraband)

“They were absolutely fantastic, everybody loved them, very engaging and very nice to deal with. We apologise as the time ran over and they performed later than expected but they were so professional and I would highly recommend them. Many thanks!”
– Devonshire Square Management (via Contraband)

“The three singers were there in plenty of time, well presented and prepared and extremely flexible and accommodating. They went down extremely well and I believe everyone was happy! Thank you for making the extra effort on Friday night, it was well worth it.”
– Cascade Productions (via Contraband)

“…’Absolutely brilliant, They had people dancing and standing on their chairs, team were wonderful and were really well received by everyone including the board’…Please pass on our thanks.Thanks again for your help and please pass on the feedback to the singers!”
– Caxton Manor Ltd (via Contraband)

Repertoire Includes: 

Nessun dorma
The Habanera (Carmen)
Largo factotum (Barber)
La donna e mobile
Musetta’s Waltz
Queen of the night
Torreador (Carmen)
Lakme
Barcerolle
O Sole Mio
Torna a Sorrento
Love Unspoken (Merry Widow)
La ci darem la mano
Brindisi (La Traviata)
Time to say goodbye
Be my love
Caruso
Nella fantasia
Canta della terra
Besame Mucho
Oh Fortuna
Who wants to live for ever
On the street where you live (My Fair Lady)
I could have danced all night (My Fair Lady)
O what a beautiful morning (Oklahoma)
Climb every mountain (Sound of Music)
Edelweiss (Sound of Music)
Some enchanted evening (South Pacific)
Maria     (West Side Story)
Tonight (West Side Story)
I feel Pretty (West Side Story)
I’ve got you under my skin
Fly me to the moon
Come fly with me
Summertime
New York New York
The man I love
Non je neregrette rien
Can’t take my eyes off you
La vie en rose
Sway
The lady is a tramp
I left my heart in San Francisco
From Russia with love
Come rain or come shine
Young at heart
Aint that a kick in the head
All of me
White Christmas
That’s Life
Cheek to cheek
My way
All that Jazz
Big Spender
Diamonds are a girls best friend
Lady Marmalade
Gold finger
Roxanne

Photos of Singing Stars