Garsington Opera is delighted to announce the 2022 Season programme – Monteverdi's Orfeo, Mozart's Così fan tutte, Dvořák's Rusalka, Britten's The Turn of the...more.

The masks are off: how artistry & safety harmonise this summer

Planning the Garsington Opera season in a pandemic has been an art in itself. Our ultimate aim was...more.

We were all deeply saddened to hear that Steuart Bedford OBE (1939-2021) has died. Generous, kind and genius beyond measure, we had the privilege of working with him on many productions...more.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our 2021 Festival, sharing a joyous return to Wormsley. All the sets, props and costumes are under construction; the cast, technical staff and...more.

Priority Booking for the 2021 Season is now open online for members of Garsington Opera.

We are delighted to have sent our brochure to members by email. In order to limit our...more.

We are delighted to announce casting details for the 2021 Season.

Der Rosenkavalier  opens the season on 2 June 2021 and we welcome back Miah Persson, who triumphed in Strauss’s...more.

Semele Garsington Opera 2017 - Heidi Stober (Semele) credit Johan Persson.jpg

We are pleased to announce more financial support for our community of freelance artists & technical staff at a critial time for the arts.

On top of support announced in March...more.

★★★★ "Singing her first Leonore, Katherine Broderick is by turns deeply affecting and thrilling: Töt’ erst sein Weib is simply electrifying … The whole thing is haunting, beautiful and...more.

Raging humanity - John Allison

First published in OPERA Magazine - February 2020

‘Gott! Welch’ dunkel hier!’: Beethoven’s depiction of Florestan’s prison cell at the start of Act...more.

From light to darkness to light - Barry Cooper

The origins of Fidelio

Hope - 1886 George Frederick Watts

When looking for a suitable opera libretto to set to music,...more.