• In the festival’s 40th anniversary year, experience four operas – including Eugene Onegin and Orpheus in the Underworld – alongside a selection of fringe events
• A visit to Chatsworth House provides the perfect introduction to the world premiere of Georgiana, commissioned specially for the festival
• Enjoy Antonio Caldara’s rarely-performed gem Lucio Papirio Dittatore, brought to life by award-winning ensemble La Serenissima
MA, ARCM, ARCO
international concert pianist and organist and classical music lecturer
Tour assembles 1400 at Best Western Plus Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, for four nights. Afternoon: introductory lecture and orientation tour. Evening festival concert: Caldara Lucio Papirio Dittatore.
Morning lecture followed by festival literary talk/performance (details to be confirmed). Evening festival opera: Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin.
Morning lecture followed by festival literary talk/performance (details to be confirmed). Afternoon festival performance: Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld. Free evening.
Excursion to Chatsworth House (magnificent home of the Dukes of Devonshire) including free time to visit the gardens. Evening festival opera: Georgiana (world premiere).
Tour disperses after breakfast.
9 Jul — 13 Jul 2019
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"Superb from start to finish. Well organised, terrific Tour Director, lovely mix of events, first class programme. Loved every minute of this tour."
ACE Traveller on previous Buxton Festival Tour
Cost of £1385 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, one lunch, three dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, twin/double room for single use supplement £170.