Garsington Opera Announces 2020 season and 2019 Paris Performance

Verdi’s Un giorno di regno is directed by Christopher Alden
making his Garsington debut and Tobias Ringborg returns to conduct. Richard
Burkhard performs Belfiore, Henry Waddington Barone di Kelbar. Mozart’s Mitridate, re di Ponto is conducted by Clemens Schuldt making his
Garsington debut with Tim Albery returning to direct. Robert Murray
performs the title role. Dvo?·k’s Rusalka
features Natalya Romaniw in the title role with Douglas Boyd conducting and
Michael Boyd directing. A revival of John Cox’s legendary production of
Beethoven’s Fidelio with conductor GÈrard Korsten making his
Garsington debut, features Toby Spence as Florestan and completes the
season. The Philharmonia Orchestra will play for the Verdi, Dvo?·k and
Beethoven and the English Concert for the Mozart.

Opening nights

28 May Un giorno di regno Verdi – Tobias Ringborg, Christopher

29 May Mitridate, re di Ponto Mozart – Clemens Schuldt, Tim Albery

14 June Rusalka Dvo?·k – Douglas Boyd, Michael Boyd

25 June Fidelio Beethoven – GÈrard Korsten, John Cox

On 19 September 2019 this season’s production of Don Giovanni with
principals and chorus from Garsington Opera will be given a semi-staged
concert performance at the ThÈ‚tre des Champs-…lysÈes, Paris with the
Orchestre de chambre de Paris conducted by Douglas Boyd and directed by
Deborah Cohen.

The 30th anniversary season opens on Wednesday 29 May with four
new productions – Smetana’s The Bartered Bride, Mozart’sDon Giovanni, the first UK stage performance of Offenbach’s Fantasio and Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. The season
culminates with concert performances of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, celebrating the start of a partnership with The
English Concert.


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