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Youth Company

Garsington Opera’s Youth Company provides young people aged 9-25 with the opportunity to develop their singing, creative skills, confidence and stage experience through the exciting world of opera.

Productions take place every summer at Garsington Opera, with rehearsals local to High Wycombe and the surrounding area. Application is via the form below and membership is through annual workshop auditions. No experience is necessary as we welcome young people from all backgrounds with enthusiasm and a zest for performing. All places are fully-funded and awarded on potential rather than prior experience.

2024 Opportunities

A Trip to the Moon

Our 2024 production will see our Youth and Adult Companies come together for a Community Opera performance of A Trip to the Moon, directed by Karen Gillingham, conducted by Douglas Boyd, with music from the Philharmonia, and featuring four professional soloists.

Composed by Andrew Norman, A Trip to the Moon is based on the 1902 film of the same name by Georges Méliès; this is a fun and family-friendly opera featuring a tour de force of hapless astronomer escapades and Moonish antics!

Rehearsals will be held in venues local to High Wycombe and The Garsington Studios. The final performances will be held Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 July 2024 on the main stage at Garsington Opera near Stokenchurch.

View the schedule for A Trip to the Moon rehearsals here:

Youth Company Schedule

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