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Mark Stone (baritone) will sing Robert Storch in our production of Intermezzo this summer. Here he spoke to us about his preparations for this ‘subtle, witty domestic comedy’, ranging...more.

Here designer Dick Bird explains how he and director John Fulljames have created a production specially for Wormsley’s stunning surroundings.

"The great thing about putting on an...more.

Douglas Boyd, who conducts our A Midsummer Night's Dream, gives an insight into the collaboration and how it captures the magic of Mendelssohn’s music and the genius of Shakespeare’s...more.

Providing an insight into Strauss' private life, particularly the relationship with his wife Pauline, Intermezzo combines comedy, with drama and music. Rising star Oliver Johnston talks...more.

The world premiere of Benjamin Britten’s last opera, Death in Venice, was performed at Snape Maltings, near Aldeburgh in Suffolk, on 16 June 1973. Conducting that first performance was...more.

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.

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.

Victoria Simmonds (mezzo) returns to Garsington Opera this summer as the Fox in our production of Janáček's 20th century masterpiece The Cunning Little Vixen. We talked to her about her...more.

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We spoke to mezzo soprano Lucy Schaufer about her role, Forester’s Wife, in Janáček’s 20th century masterpiece The Cunning Little...more.

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