A curated selection of arias, songs and ensembles, informally staged to make a narrative that connects the music, performed by four world-class singers
Arias and ensembles by Handel, Mozart, Puccini, the great quartet from Fidelio, the Finale of Verdi Falstaff, Bernstein and Rodgers & Hammerstein, plus some surprises and unusual gems.
The orchestral scores expertly arranged for string quintet, played by five of the finest chamber musicians in the UK.
We're talking to a really exciting stage director about a new production of this summer opera favourite, sung in English by a stunning cast of young singers.
The touring version will feature the orchestral score played by seven eminent chamber musicians in a new realisation by Orlando Jopling.
The full version will be performed with chorus and an orchestra of 15 at Layer Marney Tower (above) in Essex.
We're talking to a really exciting venue in Gloucestershire for June 2023
Another beautiful new venue, this time in Shropshire, for June 2023
A return visit to a beautiful venue in Shropshire
Opera at Layer Marney's second year will be
Thursday 22 June 2023
Saturday 24 June 2023
Sunday 25 June 2023