Wednesday 5 June to Saturday 3 August 2019Editor's Choice
A definite highlight in the county’s calendar, Longborough Festival Opera will return from Wednesday 5 June to Saturday 3 August 2019.
Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, the festival is a must-visit for all ages. SoGlos has rounded up 2019’s highlights below.
For more information about the festival visit lfo.org.uk directly.
Wednesday 5, Friday 7, Sunday 9 and Tuesday 11 June 2019
Wagner’s larger-than-life tale of giants, gods and heroism will be brought to life, telling the story of their struggles for power. Sung in German with English surtitles, Das Rheingold is the first in four musical dramas that are part of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen.
Taking place on Wednesday 5, Friday 7, Sunday 9 and Tuesday 11 June 2019 from 6.30pm, the performance brings together Longborough’s music director, Anthony Negus, with ROH director Amy Lane to offer an intimate evening of the finest opera.
Saturday 22, Tuesday 25, Thursday 27 and Saturday 29 June 2019 and Monday 1 July 2019
Arguably one of the greatest Italian composers, Donizetti’s work will tell the tale of the tragic life of Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn.
Brought to audiences by the talented duo, conductor Jeremy Silver and director Jenny Miller, the opera will take place on Saturday 22, Tuesday 25, Thursday 27 and Saturday 29 June 2019 and Monday 1 July 2019.
Thursday 11, Saturday 13, Sunday 14, Tuesday 16, Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 July 2019
Mozart’s moving work will unfold the story of Giovanni who commits an inexcusable crime. A hint of philosophy and a sprinkle of comedy make the performance captivating.
Conducted by Thomas Blunt and directed by Martin Constantine, the production will take place on Thursday 11, Saturday 13, Sunday 14, Tuesday 16, Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 July 2019.
Monday 29 and Wednesday 31 July 2019, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August 2019
Greek mythology, jealously and a hint of comedy make for a great tale from composer Cavalli. Dubbed as the Young Artist Production of 2019, La Calisto will feature exceptional artists at the beginning of their career.
Conducted by Lesley Anne Sammons and directed by Mathilde Lopez, the opera is a chance to see this rare work on Monday 29 and Wednesday 31 July 2019, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August 2019.
Thursday 13 December 2018
Wednesday 23 January 2019
Liven up your January when four-piece alternative band, Beaver & The Foghorns play at Gloucester’s Café Rene.
Friday 25 to Sunday 27 January 2019
The Gloucester Cajun and Zydeco Festival is back for its 26th year in 2019, with a three-day line-up of performances guaranteed...
Friday 25 January 2019
Hear all your favourite Gary Barlow hits when talented tribute, Tony Kay, takes the stage at Stonehouse Court Hotel, with...
Saturday 26 January 2019
Offering an enchanting evening of musical theatre, Beyond The Barricade features incredible performers, a live band and...
Saturday 26 January 2019
A huge hit in big cities and music festivals across the UK, the Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is heading to Cheltenham for...