Talks & Events

Insight Talks

Ahead of your visit in the summer, discover more about this season's operas with our series of Insight Talks combining historical context from leading scholars and musical excerpts performed by singers on the Alvarez Young Artists’ Programme. Insight Talks are £15 and start at 7pm, with guests invited to join us for a glass of wine from 6.30pm. The illustrated talks last approximately one hour. 

Fantasio Wednesday 16 April 2019
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD
Speaker: Jeremy Sams

Don Giovanni Wednesday 24 April 2019
David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
Speaker: Sarah Lenton

The Turn of the Screw Thursday 2 May 2019
Killik & Co., 46 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 3HN
Speaker: Michael White

The Bartered Bride Tuesday 14 May 2019
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD
Speaker: Philip Bullock

Pre-performance Talks

Join us before the performance for an audience with the creative team. Hear more about the creative process, followed by questions from the floor. Talks are £12 and held in the Opera Pavilion. Approximately 45 minutes duration. 

The Bartered Bride
Friday 31 May, 4.30pm

Don Giovanni
Friday 7 June, 4.15pm

Fantasio
Sunday 16 June, 4.30pm

30 Years of Garsington
Sunday 23 June, 4.30pm

30 Years of Garsington
Wednesday 3 July, 4.15pm

The Turn of the Screw
Thursday 4 July, 5pm