Dorset Opera Festival

Dorset Opera Festival is an annual country house opera festival combining amateur and professional performers, which takes place at Bryanston near Blandford Forum in Dorset, England.wikipedia
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Dorset Opera Festival is an annual country house opera festival combining amateur and professional performers, which takes place at Bryanston near Blandford Forum in Dorset, England.
Existing companies include Garsington Opera, Dorset Opera Festival at Bryanston in Dorset, Nevill Holt Opera at Nevill Holt Hall in Leicestershire, Longborough Festival Opera in Gloucestershire, Grange Park Opera in Surrey, Bampton Classical Opera in Oxfordshire, Bury Court Opera in Bentley near Farnham, Surrey, The Grange Festival at Northington, Hampshire and Opéra de Baugé, established by an English family in the Loire Valley.

Bryanston School

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Operas are staged at the conclusion of a two-week summer school, focussing on the 16–25 age group, based at Bryanston School.
The school hosts the annual Dorset Opera Festival, which combines amateur and professional performers. Operas are staged at the conclusion of a two-week summer school.

Bryanston

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Dorset Opera Festival is an annual country house opera festival combining amateur and professional performers, which takes place at Bryanston near Blandford Forum in Dorset, England.

Blandford Forum

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Dorset Opera Festival is an annual country house opera festival combining amateur and professional performers, which takes place at Bryanston near Blandford Forum in Dorset, England.

Dorset

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Dorset Opera Festival is an annual country house opera festival combining amateur and professional performers, which takes place at Bryanston near Blandford Forum in Dorset, England.

Summer school

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Operas are staged at the conclusion of a two-week summer school, focussing on the 16–25 age group, based at Bryanston School.

Sherborne School

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Founded as Dorset Opera by Patrick Shelley at Sherborne School in 1974, it moved to Bryanston in 2005, when Roderick Kennedy became its artistic director, and it became Dorset Opera Festival in 2011.

The Coade Hall

Operas are staged in The Coade Hall theatre at the school, and touring productions are also staged elsewhere.

Tosca

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In 2011, Tosca and Otello were performed; in 2012, Il trovatore, Suor Angelica, and Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrament by Lord Berners.

Otello

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In 2011, Tosca and Otello were performed; in 2012, Il trovatore, Suor Angelica, and Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrament by Lord Berners.

Il trovatore

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In 2011, Tosca and Otello were performed; in 2012, Il trovatore, Suor Angelica, and Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrament by Lord Berners.

Suor Angelica

In 2011, Tosca and Otello were performed; in 2012, Il trovatore, Suor Angelica, and Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrament by Lord Berners.

Lord Berners

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In 2011, Tosca and Otello were performed; in 2012, Il trovatore, Suor Angelica, and Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrament by Lord Berners.

La traviata

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Operas presented in 2013 were La traviata, directed by Jonathan Miller, and The Flying Dutchman, as well as a reduced version of La bohème staged by Dutch National Touring Opera.

Jonathan Miller

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Operas presented in 2013 were La traviata, directed by Jonathan Miller, and The Flying Dutchman, as well as a reduced version of La bohème staged by Dutch National Touring Opera.

The Flying Dutchman (opera)

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Operas presented in 2013 were La traviata, directed by Jonathan Miller, and The Flying Dutchman, as well as a reduced version of La bohème staged by Dutch National Touring Opera.

La bohème

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Operas presented in 2013 were La traviata, directed by Jonathan Miller, and The Flying Dutchman, as well as a reduced version of La bohème staged by Dutch National Touring Opera.

Culture of Dorset

In 2011 this turned into Dorset Opera Festival.

Salvator Rosa (opera)

Salvator Rosa
The opera was revived again in 2000 with the Dorset Opera, Fernando del Valle in the title role, and 2004 at the Festival della Valle d'Itria in Martina Franca.

Bernard Deletré

In recent years, he could be heard in Massenet's Hérodiade (Phanuel) and Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles (Nourabad) at the Dorset Opera Festival (G-B), Massenet's Manon (comte des Grieux) on tour in the Netherlands, Cherubini's Médée (Creon) on tour in the Netherlands, Massenet's Don Quichotte (title role) and Gounod's Roméo et Juliette (Bother Laurent) in Limoges, Stravinsky's Pulcinella with the Orchestre national de Lille, a revival of The Tales of Hoffmann in Geneva, La Veuve et le Grillon, play by Daniel Soulier, on the Péniche-Opéra, The Love for Three Oranges in Dijon and Limoges, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in Tourcoing and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Busoni's Turandot Dijon, revival of Lully's Atys in Paris, Caen, Bordeaux, Versailles and New-York, Janáček's ''Jenůfa in Rennes and Limoges.

Le Cid (opera)

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The opera had its UK premiere on 24 July 2018, performed by Dorset Opera at Bryanston, with Leonardo Capalbo in the title role, Lee Bisset as Chimène and Paul Gay as Don Diègue, conducted by Jeremy Carnall.

Gavin Carr

In 2014 Carr conducted Un Ballo in Maschera for Dorset Opera, in a cast featuring Svetlana Kasyan, Luis Chapa, and Dame Rosalind Plowright.