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Georgiana

Sun 7 - Sat 20 July 2019

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91); Martin y Soler (1754–1806); Stephen Storace (1762-96); Giovanni Paisiello (1740–1816); Thomas Linley (1756–78)

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Lucio Papirio Dittatore

Tue 9 - Thu 18 July 2019

Antonio Caldara (1671–1736)

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New Voices: Buxton Festival Foundation Concert

Dress up to the nines, kick up your heels and join us as rising stars bring your favourite operas to life. Artistic Director of Buxton International Festival Adrian Kelly presents an evening of unforgettable opera to celebrate our 40th Anniversary.

Fri 5 July 2019

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky's classic opera of first love and painful rejection, of broken friendships, love and regret.

Sat 6 - Fri 19 July 2019

2.00pm - 5.00pm

7.15pm - 10.15pm

Georgiana

The World Premiere of a specially commissioned 40th Anniversary opera pasticcio, celebrating the life and times of Georgiana Cavendish, the 5th Duchess of Devonshire.

Sun 7 - Sat 20 July 2019

2.00pm - 4.30pm

7.15pm - 9.45pm

Orpheus in the Underworld

Opera della Luna return with their 'rumbustious, unpretentious, and thoroughly jolly version' of Offenbach's comic satire.

Mon 8 - Wed 17 July 2019

2.00pm - 4.30pm

7.15pm - 9.45pm

Lucio Papirio Dittatore

Virtuoso arias and dazzling chorus writing make this unique, forgotten gem a rare must-see.

Tue 9 - Thu 18 July 2019

2.00pm - 5.00pm

7.15pm - 10.15pm

The Orphans of Koombu

African chamber opera that puts young voices at the heart of this uplifting story of oppression and freedom.

Fri 12 - Sat 20 July 2019

10.30am - 11.45am