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Best Singing Waiters in UK perform for Spire Healthcare

16th Apr 2012

March was a fantastic month at Opera Bespoke HQ. Our singing waiters travelled the UK performing at a number of wonderful spring weddings; we worked in collaboration with the leading UK fashion magazine, Wonderland Magazine, providing the operatic vocals for a film featuring Vivienne Westwood’s red carpet collection; and we were asked to provide the wow factor at Spire Healthcare’s new rebranding celebrations.


Spire Healthcare is the second largest private hospital group in the UK with over thirty seven hospitals. Our task was to provide world class entertainment to kick start their rebranding celebrations. World class entertainment provided by world class professional opera singers is our specialty. After discussing their requirements, Spire wanted surprise entertainment with added wow factor. Our surprise singing waiters act was the perfect show to bring their celebrations alive. For such a special event we also wanted to create something that was unique to Spire and their celebrations. As part of our act we wrote and included a dedication piece, a special composition which included cleverly written verses celebrating Spire Healthcare’s achievements and witty hospital and doctor lines as well as a rousing chorus that everyone would join in and remember.


Our surprise singing waiters were two tenors and a soprano, all of whom perform at the highest level with the UK’s top opera houses. Dressed in matching uniforms with the other catering staff, they mingled with the guests in disguise serving champagne and canapés providing exemplary service and polite conversation to the unsuspecting doctors, nurses and consultants who had no idea as to what was to come.


An announcement was made by the Italian head waiter and the Spire guests were fooled as he broke into song with an extraordinary performance of La Donna e Mobile from Verdi’s Rigoletto. Carmen was next serenading the gentlemen with the Habanera by Bizet, whilst offering roses to the delighted men. Wonderful operatic duets and trios sung by our incredibly talented singing waiters followed to a standing ovation. It is not everyday that you have the opportunity to experience world class opera singers performing a show, close up and personal, especially for you. The whole audience was now singing along with full voice to the Spire dedication piece which had everyone waving their glasses in the air. It was a fantastic event for one of the UK’s finest healthcare providers performed by the UK’s top opera singers disguised as waiters!