Jac van Steen, one of the Netherlands' most active conductors, brings his unique brand of energy and eclecticism to Garsington Opera in 2015. Here he describes the intricacies which drew...more.
"A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of my favourite Shakespeare plays, so I am delighted to be able to stage this bespoke version incorporating speeches from the play along with...more.
Having garnered 5★ reviews for all our productions this year, we are delighted to announce our 2015 season. We look forward to bringing back Mozart as a fundamental...more.
Claire Booth is a knockout Vixen in this superb rendering of Janáček’s opera ★★★★★ The Guardian Read more
Teeming with life ★★★★★ The Telegraph Read more
An evening bursting with joie de vivre...funny, sexy and gloriously extravagant ★★★★★ What's On Stage Read more
One of the most viscerally powerful accounts of Beethoven’s opera I have ever seen ★★★★★ The Independent Read more
The simplicity and eloquence of John Cox’s Fidelio make it...more.
We are delighted to announce the release of our first commercially available recording, the Rossini opera Maometto secondo under the Avie label. The 3-CD set, recorded live at our...more.
As the curtain goes up on our 25th anniversary season, Douglas Boyd is delighted to announce two major developments. In 2015 we will collaborate with the RSC on an abridged version of...more.
We are delighted to welcome back soprano Rebecca von Lipinski as Leonore in Beethoven’s Fidelio this summer (a revival of John Cox's critically acclaimed 2009 production). In...more.
With a witty new translation by conductor David Parry, an exuberant plot and a cast with many familiar faces, Quirijn de Lang, who takes on the role of Le Comte D'Arlange, looks forward...more.