Country house operas 2009

Dates, times and ticket information for the many fabulous country house operas taking place around the UK this summer from Glyndenbourne to the Grange Park Opera.

The 2009 listings for country house opera dates and venues from all over the UK and Ireland:

Holland Park
Holland Park W8
Tel 0845 230 9769
Website www.rbkc.gov.uk/ohphollandpark/general

Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti
Runs June 2 – 20

Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

Runs June 5 – 19

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini

Runs June 27- August 15

Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach
Runs June 30 – July 12

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi
Runs July 21- August 8

Kát’a Kabanová by Leoš Janáček
Runs July 24 – August 7

Chiswick House
Chiswick, London W4
Tel 07956 586 066
Website www.chfriends.org.uk/news_and_events.html#Opera

The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Runs June 25

Glyndebourne
Lewes, East Sussex CBN8 5UU
Tel 01273 812321
Website www.glyndebourne.com

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Runs  May 21 – July 11

Giulio Cesare by Georg Frideric Handel
Runs  May 22 – July 3

The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell  
Runs June 20 to August 8

Rusalka by Antonin Dvorák
Runs July 5 to August 28

L’elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti
Runs July 23 to August 29

Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
Runs August 6 – 30

Grange Park Opera
The Coach House, 12 St Thomas St, Winchester SO23 9HF
Tel 01962 86 86 00
Website www.grangeparkopera.co.uk

Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Runs June 3 – July 6

Eliogabalo by Francesco Cavalli
Runs June 4 – July 5

The Cunning Little Vixen by Leos Janacek
Runs June 17 – July 4

The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner
Runs June 19
    
Ray Davies
Runs June 22
    
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Runs July 9 – 14
        
Hever Castle
Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG
Tel 01732 866114
Website www.heverlakeside.co.uk

HMS Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan
Runs July 23 – 26

La Cenerentola (Cinderella)  by Rossini
Runs August 7 – 8

Goodnestone Park Gardens
Nr Wingham, Goodnestone, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PL
Tel 01227 787787
Website www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk/index.html

The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Runs August 22

West Green House Gardens
Hartley Wintney, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 8JB
Tel 01252 844611
Website www.westgreenhousegardens.co.uk/Opera.htm

The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
Runs August 1 – 2

Dido and Aeneas by Purcell
Runs August 8 – 9

Pyramus and Thisbe by Lampe
Runs August 8 – 9

Greyfriars Garden
Winchelsea, Sussex
Tel 01797 222 723
Website www.gardenopera.co.uk

The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Runs June 4 – September 11

Bouncers Farm
Wickham Hall Lane, Wickham Bishops, Essex CM8 3JJ
Tel 01621 894112
Website www.operaintheorchard.co.uk

I Pagliacci by Leoncavallo
Runs July 18 – 19

Not in Front of the Waiter by Offenbach
Runs July 18 – 19

Stanley Hall
Halstead, Essex CO9 2LY
Tel 01787 222619
Website www.stanleyhall.co.uk/welcome2.html

Fra Diavolo by Auber
Runs June 18 – 21

Glemham Hall
Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk
Tel 01473 433 100
Website www.glemhamhall.co.uk/events.html

The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Runs June 14

Mannington Hall
Norwich, Norfolk NR11 7BB
Tel 01263 584175
Website www.gardens-guide.com/gardenpages/_0065.htm

Don Pasquale by Donizetti
Runs August 1

Garsington Manor
Garsington, Oxford OX44 9DH
Tel 01865 361636
Website www.garsingtonopera.org

Mirandolina by Martinu
Runs June 18 – July 5

Fidelio by Beethoven
Runs June 3 – July 3

La Cenerentola by Rossini
Runs June 6 – July 4

Longborough
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0QF
Tel 01451 830292
Website www.longboroughopera.com

The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
Runs June 10 – July 22

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Britten
Runs June 10 – July 22

Carmen by Bizet
Runs June 10 – July 22

La Boheme by Puccini
Runs June 10 – July 22

Iford Manor
Iford, Wiltshire BA15 2BA
Tel 01225 868 124
Website www.ifordarts.co.uk

The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Runs June 20 – July 4

The Coronation of Poppea by Monteverdi
Runs July 10 – 18

Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky
Runs July 24 – August 1

Walcot Hall
Lydbury, North Shropshire SY7 8AZ
Tel 01588 680570
Website www.walcothall.com/opera.shtml

Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart
Runs June 5 – 6

Clonter Opera
Swettenham Heath, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 2LR
Tel 01260 224514
Website www.clonteropera.com

Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart
Runs April 23 – 25

Delamore House
Cornwood, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 9RF
Tel 01752 837441
Website www.newdevonopera.co.uk

La Boheme – Puccini
Runs July 24 – 28

Culross Abbey House

Culross, Dunfermline
Tel 01383 880349
Website www.culrossfestival.com/shows.htm

The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
Runs June 7

Castleward
Strangford, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland BT30 7LS
Tel 02892 639545
Website www.castlewardopera.com

Die Fledermaus by Strauss
Runbs May 29 – June 20

Borris House
Borris, Co Carlow
Tel +353 53 925 5071
Website www.blackstairsopera.com

Acis and Galatea by Handel
Runs July 3 – 4

Bastien and Bastienne by Mozart
Runs July 3 – 4