Preston schoolboy to appear in classic opera performance

Posted on - 20th September, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Madama Butterfly being performed
Madama Butterfly being performed

A Preston boy is preparing to make his debut on the stage at the Charter Theatre this weekend.


Luke Maughan, aged five, is performing with the Russian State Opera in Madama Butterfly.

Set in Japan at the turn of the century the show is one of the most colourful and exotic of all operas.

The Christ Church Charnock Richard pupil is performing with the opera.

Luke is part of the acclaimed opera
Luke is part of the acclaimed opera

Luke is a big fan of singing, arts, crafts.

He said: “I’m really looking forward to performing in the opera. It’s amazing to be part of an intertionally acclaimed production.

“I will certainly remember the experience for a long time.”

Read more: What it was like inside the baby rave at Preston Guild Hall

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is on from 7.30pm on Sunday 24 September.

Tickets are £31 for adults, concessions £29.50 and under-16s are £21.50 and available from the Guild Hall website.

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