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We are auditioning for the 2019 Alvarez Young Artists' Programme. As well as singing in the chorus, successful applicants will be considered for covers and small roles. Covers will also...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.

Last Friday 3 August a special performance took place on stage at Wormsley when our Adult Company and Youth Company presented two exciting works: The Bureau of Lost Things and Eliza and...more.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Leonard Ingrams Awards and the Helen Clarke and Simon Sandbach Awards. Presented on the Garsington stage at Sunday's final...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.

The Skating Rink

★★★★ "...all the twists and pace of a TV thriller, matched with music equally direct and striking. It deserves many more outings." Richard Morrison, The Times, 9 July...more.

We are delighted to reveal the new home for the Garsington Opera Shop, open throughout the season and featuring a range of bespoke collections which have been specially designed for our...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.

Jonathon Swinard

Garsington Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Jonathon Swinard as Head of Music.  He takes up this appointment at the end of the 2018 Season. 

Conductor and pianist...more.

John Barber is an award-winning composer with a passion for drama, collaboration and voices. He studied with Sir Harrison Birtwistle and David Sawer and has composed for some of the...more.

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