Garsington Opera, Buckinghamshire Credit: Clive Barda

9 May 2018

Artist Support | Events Diary: 2018 Festivals Special

A bright and sunny bank holiday weekend welcomed the beginning of the Summer season in glorious fashion - which also means the start of the UK's dazzling opera festival season. This month we take a look at the IO artists, past & present, featuring in this year's Summer Festivals.

ALDEBURGH MUSIC FESTIVAL

8th-11th June                               
To See the Invisible (Emily Howard)
Nathan Vale (Fellow '08 & Scholar '10)

 

GARSINGTON OPERA

31st May – 30th June        
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Louise Alder (Fellow '13)

1st Jun – 28th Jun              
Capriccio (Strauss)
Nika Gorič (Scholar '16)

16th Jun – 22nd Jul            
Falstaff (Verdi)
Nicholas Crawley (Scholar '12), Soraya Mafi (Fellow '14), Nika Gorič (Scholar '16)

 

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL

19th May – 18th July          
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Michael Mofidian (Scholar '17), Ida Ränzlöv (Scholar '17)

26th June                             
Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss)
Louise Alder (Fellow '13)

19th Jul – 25th Aug            
Saul
(Handel)
Anna Devin (Scholar '08 & Fellow '09)

Chorus features Eirlys Myfanwy Davies (Scholar '14),
Claire Lees (Scholar '17) and Rhiain Taylor (Scholar '17)

 

GRANGE PARK OPERA

9th Jun – 5th July                 
Un ballo in maschera (Verdi)
Tereza Gevorgyan (Fellow '14)

Chorus features Thomas Hopkinson (Scholar '13)

 

LONGBOROUGH FESTIVAL OPERA

6th – 13th June                    
Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner)
Kirstin Sharpin (Fellow '08)

**Incoming Artistic Director is 2016 Director Fellow, Polly Graham. Read Richard Morrison's article here in The Times**

 

NEVILL HOLT OPERA

14th – 21st June  
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
James Newby (Wigmore Fellow '16)

 

OPERA HOLLAND PARK

31st May – 22nd June        
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Nicholas Lester (Fellow '09)

17th – 27th July                    
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss)
Alex Otterburn (Fellow '17)

 

THE GRANGE FESTIVAL

8th June – 6th July              
Agrippina (Handel)
Christopher Ainslie (Fellow '07), Alex Otterburn (Fellow '17)

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