2020 Festival dates announced

3 – 19 JULY 2020

Our operas for 2020 have been announced. The full programme including books, music and jazz will be announced from early 2020.


La donna del lago by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola (based on The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott).
A Buxton International Festival Production.


Ciboulette by Reynaldo Hahn
Libretto by Robert de Flers and Francis de Croisset.
A Buxton International Festival Production.


Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel
English text by John Gay.
A co-production with the Early Opera Company.


Composer Tom Coult, Writer Alice Birch.
A Music Theatre Wales guest production.


Our Future
A new commission by Buxton International Festival of an Opera Oratorio about climate change.
Composed by Kate Whitley.

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