★★★★★ "There's no better way to spend a summer's evening. This is an ensemble that seems to have been together for years." Richard Morrison, The Times, 20 June 2018


We invite you to discover the story behind our new commission The Skating Rink ahead of the world premiere on Thursday 5 July, with this exciting presentation about Roberto Bolaño's...more.

We regret to announce that, due to reasons of ill-health, Neal Davies has had to withdraw from performing the role of Enric in The Skating Rink this July. We are, however, delighted that...more.

We are delighted to announce details of the 2019 Season, celebrating 30 years of Garsington Opera. 

We present four new productions, opening with Smetana's The Bartered Bride on...more.

Alice Poggio performs the role of Nuria's double in the skating scenes during the world premiere performances ofThe Skating Rink this summer. 

Tell us a bit about yourself and...more.

Mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp makes her Garsington debut as Clairon in Strauss's Capriccio. 

What are you looking forward to about your role debut as Clairon?

Strauss is one of...more.

Soprano Soraya Mafi makes her Garsington debut in the 2018 Season as Nannetta in Verdi's Falstaff. 

What are you looking forward to about your role debut as Nannetta?   Nannetta...more.

Although Roberto Bolaño spent more than half of his life in Spain, he saw himself as a 'Latin American writer', having started writing poetry there while truanting from high school. Born...more.

Benjamin Hulett makes his Garsington debut as Tamino in 2018, in a role he knows well and a venue very close to home. 

What are you looking forward to about returning to the role...more.

Soprano Mary Dunleavy looks forward to her return to Garsington this summer to sing Alice Ford in Falstaff.

Can you tell us about your preparations for the role of Alice at...more.