25, 27, 30 June 2020
3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 17 July 2020
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, esteemed director John Cox revives his acclaimed production of the composer's only opera, Fidelio: a blazing musical protest against oppression and tyranny. Leonore is determined to rescue her wrongfully imprisoned husband, Forestan, in a courageous display of humanity triumphing over injustice. Toby Spence (Idomeneo, 2016) returns as Florestan and Gérard Korsten makes his Garsington conducting debut.
Sung in German with English supertitles.