The 2007 listings for country house opera dates and venues from all over the UK and Ireland:

Greater London

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

Nabucco Verdi
Dates running 5 – 23 June

Jenufa Janacek
Dates running 6 – 22 June
The Barber of Seville Rossini
Dates running 30 June – 14 July

Lakme Delibes
Dates running 3 – 15 July

La Traviata Verdi
Dates running 24 July – 11 August

L’amore dei tre re Montemezzi
Dates running 27 July – 10 August


Chiswick House
Address Chiswick, London W4
Tel 07956 586 066
Website www.chfriends.org.uk/events.htm

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 28 June


Observatory Gardens, Greenwich Park
Address Greenwich
Tel 020 8858 7755
Website www.friendsofgreenwichpark.org.uk/

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 27 August


South East
Glyndebourne
Address Lewes, East Sussex cBN8 5UU
Tel 01273 812321
Website www.glyndebourne.com

Cosi Fan Tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dates running 22 May – 15 July

La Cenerentola Rossini
Dates running 17 June – 12 August

The Matthew Passion J. S. Bach
Dates running 1 July – 26 August

The Turn of the Screw B Britten
Dates running 11 August – 25 August


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

The Gambler Prokofiev
Dates running 31 May – 16 June

The Magic Flute Mozart
Dates running 1 June – 15 July

Falstaff Verdi
Dates running 22 June – 4 July

I Capuleti e I Montecchi Bellini
Dates running 6 – 14 July

Semele Handel
Dates running 1 July

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg
Dates running 3 July


Hever Castle
Address Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG
Tel 01732 866114
Website www.heverlakeside.co.uk

Iolanthe Gilbert & Sullivan
Dates running 18 – 22 July

Tosca Puccini
Dates running 10 – 11 August


Harold Hiller Gardens
Address Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QA
Tel 01794 368787
Website www.hillier.hants.gov.uk

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 3 August


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

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 12 August


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

The Magic Flute Mozart
Dates running 29 July, 5 August

The Italian Girl in Algiers Rossini
Dates running 28 July, 3 August

L’Heure Espagnole/ Soldier’s Tale Ravel/ Stravinsky
Dates running 4 August


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

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 23 June


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

Cosi Fan Tutti Mozart
Dates running 7 – 8 July


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

L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti
Dates running 21 – 24 June


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

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 10 June


Kentwell Hall
Address Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9BA
Tel 01787 310207
Website www.kentwell.co.uk/ConcertsAndTheatre/BarberOfSeville

Barber of Seville Rossini
Dates running 21 July


Mannington Hall
Address Norwich, Norfolk NR11 7BB
Tel 01263 584175
Website web.mac.com/rogerwalpole/iWeb/Site%203/Index.html

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 10 August


Easton Lodge
Address Little Easton, Gt Dunmow, Essex CM6 2BB
Tel 01371 876979
Website www.eastonlodge.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 11 August


Burghley House
Address Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 3JY
Tel 01780 752451
Website www.burghley.co.uk/t3_eventdetails.asp?eid=7
The Rake’s Progress Stravinsky
Dates running 13 July


Thurston End Hall
Address Hawkedon, Nr Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk
Tel 01284 769 505
Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 25 August


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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Il re pastore
Dates running 9 June – 9 July

Gioacchino Rossini La donna del lago
Dates running 12 June – 7 July

Richard Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos
Dates running 25 June – 8 July


Longborough
Address Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, cGL56 0QF
Tel 01451 830292
Website www.longboroughopera.com

Das Rheingold Wagner
Dates running 23 – 30 June

Eugene Onegin Tchaikovsky
Dates running 6 – 14 July

Cosi Fan Tutte Mozart
Dates running 20 – 28 July


Lacock Abbey
Address Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG
Tel 0870 300 0579
Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-events/w-events-find_event.htm?propertyID=319

The Magic Flute Mozart
Dates running 18 August


Waddesdon Manor
Address Nr Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JH
Tel 01296 653242
Website www.waddesdon.org.uk/events/jun_07/opera_anywhere.html

The Bear/ A Dinner Engagement William Walton/ Lennox Berkeley
Dates running 15-16 June


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

The Rake’s Progress Stravinsky
Dates running 29 June – 7 July

La Calisto Francesco Cavalli
Dates running 13 – 21 July

L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti
Dates running 24 July – 4 August


Hambleden Estate
Address Dairy Lane, Greenlands, Henley on Thames RG9 3AS
Tel 01491 571353
Website www.thehambledenestate.com/EventDetail.asp?Event=1&menu=1

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 26 June


The Old Hall
Address Lowdham, Nottinghamshire
Tel 0790 334 0858
Website www.doverbecktrust.org.uk

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 21 July


The Deanery
Address Bampton, Oxfordshire
Tel 01993 851876
Website www.bamptonopera.org/index.htm

Romeo & Juliet Georg Benda
Dates running 20 – 21 July


The Orangery
Address Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QG
Tel 01993 851876
Website www.bamptonopera.org/index.htm

Romeo & Juliet Georg Benda
Dates running 26 – 27 August


Oatley’s Hall
Address Brackley, Northants
Tel 01869 325131
Website www.operadellaluna.org

L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti
Dates running 14 – 15 July


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

Marriage of Figaro Mozart
Dates running 1 – 24 June

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

Don Giovanni Mozart
Dates running 26 July – 4 August, 29 September


Treago Castle
Address St Weonard’s, Herefordshire
Tel 01432 374 261
Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/summermain.html

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 14 July


South West

Clovelly Court
Address Bideford, Devon EX39 5SZ,
Tel 01271 324242
Website www.devon-connect.co.uk/attractions/clovelly-court-garden/introduction.htm

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 15 July


Trevarno Estate
Address Crowntown, Nr Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0RU
Tel 01726 874 514
Website www.trevarno.co.uk

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 28 July


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

Tosca Puccini
Dates running 26 July


Pinelodge Gardens
Address Cuddra, Holmbush, Saint Austell, Cornwall PL25 3RQ
Tel 01726 874514
Website www.operabox.co.uk/

Barber of Seville Rossini
Dates running 25 August


Escot Gardens
Address Otter St Mary, Devon EX11 1LU
Tel 01404 822 188
Website www.escot-devon.co.uk

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 4 July


Ugbrooke House
Address Chudleigh, Devon TQ13 0AD
Tel 01626 852179
Website www.ugbrooke.co.uk/index.htm

Tosca Puccini
Dates running 20 – 21 July

Little Durnford Manor
Address Salisbury
Tel 01794 390 220
Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 12 July


North of England
Alnwick Garden
Address Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1YU
Tel 01665 511350
Website www.alnwickgarden.com/news_events/view_event.asp?id=585

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 17 June


Tissington Hall
Address Tissington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1RA
Tel 01335 352200
Website www.tissington-hall.com

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 30 June




Wales
Aberglasney Gardens
Address Llangathen, Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH
Tel 01558 668998
Website www.aberglasney.org/index.php?page=view_news&news_id=64

Barber of Seville Rossini
Dates running 8 July

Scotland
Cawdor Castle
Address Nairn IV12 5RD
Tel 01667 404401
Website www.cawdorcastle.com/news.cfm

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 15 June

Culross Abbey House
Address Culross, Dunfermline
Tel 01383 880349
Website www.culrossfestival.com

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 4 August


Bennachie
Address Aberdeen
Tel 07969 057 999
Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini
Dates running 14 June


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

Un Ballo in Maschera Verdi
Dates running 1 – 24 June


Republic of Ireland
Borris House
Address Borris, Co Carlow
Tel +353 53 925 5071
Website www.blackstairsopera.com/

Marriage of Figaro Mozart
Dates running 6 – 7 July


Johnstown Castle
Address Wexford, Co. Wexford
Tel +353 53 91 22 400
Website www.wexfordopera.com/home.php

Der Silbersee (A Winter’s Fairy Tale) Kurt Weill
Dates running 31 May – 15 June

Arlecchino/ Pulcinella Busoni/ Stravinsky
Dates running 1 – 16 June

Rusalka Dvorak
Dates running 2 – 17 June


Loughcrew Garden
Address Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland
Tel +353 498541356
Website www.loughcrew.com/opera_07.html

Carmen Bizet
Dates running 29 – 30 June