Waterperry Opera Festival are thrilled to announce our entire 2021 Artistic Programme including 7 productions for you to enjoy over 10 festival days this August. Their varied and exciting programme this summer includes; The Elixir of Love (Donizetti), Hansel & Gretel (Humperdinck), Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev), Ariel (Jonathan Dove), Clairières dans le ciel (Boulanger), On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams), and The Quartet for the End of Time (Messiaen). Join them at Waterperry this August, and dive deep into the beautiful music and nature they will have on offer. Explore the hidden corners of our stunning gardens; you never know what you might find.
The Elixir of Love
This comic masterpiece by Gaetano Donizetti headlines our 2021 festival. Evening performances will be hosted in the open-air on the front lawn of Waterperry House, where you can enjoy the festival vibe unlike you have ever seen before. Conducted by Music Director Bertie Baigent, directed by Dan Ayling, and designed by Ana Inés Jabares-Pita. Performed in an English translation by Kelly Rouke, and accompanied by our very own Waterperry Opera Festival Orchestra. Audiences are invited to enjoy a dazzling evening of opera, something not to miss!
Booking is now open! – Book Tickets
Venue (with postcode): Waterperry House and Gardens, OX33 1LA
Date: 12th, 14th, 15th & 17th August 2021
Time: 6pm (ends at 9.45pm)