THE RUSSIAN State Opera will return to Scarborough Spa’s Grand Hall this March to premiere Aida.

After previous performances of Madama Butterfly, Carmen and La Traviata, the highly acclaimed company returns on Sunday, March 1 with their brand-new production of Verdi’s Aida.

Featuring an impressive cast who are accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians, Aida guarantees to delight Opera fans with breath-taking melodies, sumptuous sets and splendid new costumes.

Rachel Nicholson, Scarborough Spa’s Venue Manager said: ‘If you’ve never tried opera before, you will love this full orchestra experience with fantastic colourful costumes, exquisite singing and those wonderful tunes, making this a must-see opera production for everyone.’

Tickets are available at and box office (01723) 821888.