2018 cast & creative teams announced

Picnicking at Garsington Opera

2018 SEASON

31 May – 22 July 2018

Die Zauberflöte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Conductor Christian Curnyn
Director / Designer Netia Jones
Lighting Designer Mark Jonathan

Pamina Louise Alder 
Tamino Benjamin Hulett
Papageno Jonathan McGovern
Sarastro James Creswell
Queen of the Night Íride Martínez
First Lady Katherine Crompton
Second Lady Marta Fontanals-Simmons
Third Lady Katie Stevenson
Monostatos Adrian Thompson

Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus

31 May & 2, 8, 14, 17, 22, 30 June & 11, 17, 19, 21 July 2018

Capriccio

Richard Strauss

Conductor Douglas Boyd
Director Tim Albery
Designer Tobias Hoheisel
Lighting Designer Malcolm Rippeth

Countess Miah Persson
Flamand Sam Furness
Olivier Gavan Ring
La Roche Andrew Shore
Count William Dazeley
Clairon Hanna Hipp
Monsieur Taupe Graham Clark

Garsington Opera Orchestra

1, 3, 7, 9, 15, 20, 23, 28 June 2018

Falstaff

Giuseppe Verdi

Conductor Richard Farnes
Director Bruno Ravella
Designer Giles Cadle
Lighting Designer Malcolm Rippeth
Movement Director Tim Claydon

Sir John Falstaff Henry Waddington
Alice Ford Mary Dunleavy
Ford Richard Burkhard
Meg Page Victoria Simmonds
Mistress Quickly Yvonne Howard
Nannetta Soraya Mafi
Fenton Oliver Johnston
Dr. Caius Colin Judson
Bardolfo Adrian Thompson
Pistola Nicholas Crawley

Philharmonia Orchestra & Garsington Opera Chorus

16, 18, 21, 29 June & 4, 7, 13, 15, 20, 22 July 2018

The Skating Rink

David Sawer & Rory Mullarkey
Based on the novel by Roberto Bolaño

Conductor Garry Walker
Director / Designer Stewart Laing
Costume Designer Hyemi Shin
Lighting Designer Malcolm Rippeth
Movement Director Sarah Fahie

Enric Neal Davies
Gaspar Sam Furness
Remo Ben Edquist
Carmen Susan Bickley
Caridad Claire Wild
Nuria Lauren Zolezzi
Rookie Alan Oke
Pilar Louise Winter

Garsington Opera Orchestra 

5, 8, 10, 14, 16 July 2018