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2022 Buxton International Festival Highlights

Programme highlights for the 2022 Buxton International Festival 7-24 July.


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BIF 2021 is being organised with COVID-19 precautions in mind and it is likely you will notice a few differences to your experience this year.  Buxton Opera House has been in consultation with health and safety specialists RB Solutions, who have worked with theatres across the country and in the West End, to ensure we

A full festival will go ahead between the 8 and 25 July with the following opera series; plus a major new opera to be announced soon!

Prepare for a fresh start with a taster from our new opera oratorio, “Our Future in Your Hands”. “The World Awakens” imagines the world recovering from climate change. Commissioned by Buxton International Festival in collaboration with the Royal Overseas League and the Borletti-Buitoni Trust. This innovative work is set to premiere at Buxton International Festival

We thank Jennifer Pike for our third festive playlist of the festive season. Renowned for her “dazzling interpretative flair and exemplary technique” (Classic FM) the unique artistry of Jennifer Pike has taken the musical world by storm since she won the BBC Young Musician competition aged 12, while studying at Chetham’s School of Music. Her

  Klezmer-ish, four incredibly outward-looking classically trained musicians who met whilst playing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, have curated our second classical Christmas playlist for 2020. Drawing inspiration from the music of bygone travellers, the quartet explore the music of immigrants from various cultural backgrounds who left their homelands in pursuit of a different