Edinburgh International Festival 2022

Natalya Romaniw as Rusalka

This summer, we are thrilled to be making our Edinburgh International Festival debut with Dvořák's best-loved opera, the dark fairy tale Rusalka. Following the end of our 2022 Season at Wormsley, Rusalka heads north for three performances at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre on the 6, 8 & 9 August 2022.

"All of us at Garsington Opera are thrilled to be part of the Edinburgh International Festival, joining so many acclaimed arts organisations from around the world. It's a particular delight to me to be returning to my native Scotland to conduct Rusalka and to introduce to a new audience this wonderful creative team, cast led by Natalya Romaniw in the title role and chorus of Young Artists. Our long-term partnership with the Philharmonia Orchestra continues to help us achieve the highest artistic standards." – Douglas Boyd, Artistic Director

Tickets for the Edinburgh International Festival will go on sale at 10am (BST) on Friday 8 April 2022 on the festival website.

Antonín Dvořák

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
6, 8 & 9 August 2022

Rusalka Natalya Romaniw
Prince Gerard Schneider
Vodnik Musa Ngqungwana
Ježibaba Christine Rice
Foreign Princess Sky Ingram
Gamekeeper John Findon
Kitchen Boy Grace Durham
First nymph Marlena Devoe
Second nymph Heather Lowe
Third nymph Stephanie Wake-Edwards

Conductor Douglas Boyd
Director Jack Furness
Designer Tom Piper
Lighting Designer Malcolm Rippeth
Choreographer / Movement Director Fleur Darkin
Circus Choreographer Lina Johansson

Philharmonia Orchestra
Garsington Opera Chorus

Header image: Natalya Romaniw © Mihaela Bodlovic – Edinburgh International Festival