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.

Lockdown Prisoners Chorus from Fidelio

Thanks to the wonderful support of our audience and members we were able to run a 2020 Digital Young Artists' Programme, training the young...more.

Next summer we return to celebrate our 10th Anniversary at Wormsley with you, using our distinctive indoor / outdoor theatre that offers so many opportunities for us to create wonderful...more.

Hospital Passion Play in partnership with Rosetta Life

Garsington Opera has been working with stroke patients and carers in hospitals across Buckinghamshire in partnership with the art...more.

250 years since his birth, 2020 should have been resounding with Beethoven. But what precisely has made his music endure all these years and how can we celebrate his legacy from lockdown...more.

‘We had all these musicians and participants signed up, ready to work and learn – we didn’t want to waste that opportunity!’

Classical Music Magazine

Karen Gillingham, Garsington...more.