Love conquers all in ancient Rome. The baddies win, the goodies are banished or killed. Social advancement and power politics govern Monteverdi’s soap opera: the first great work of baroque musical theatre.
Tosca pulsates with dramatic tension like few other operas. Puccini’s score curdles the blood. Christopher Luscombe, Simon Higlett and Francesco Cilluffo (Falstaff) return to create this new production of Puccini's searing masterpiece.
Hogarth’s London, with all its burlesque exuberance, is brought to life in Antony McDonald’s new production of The Rake's Progress. Stravinsky’s score is a modern Mozart opera, infused with delicious parody and celebration of the earlier genius’ music.
A French Salon showcases the spectacular artistry of multi-award-winning US jazz musicians - singer Cécile McLorin Salvant and pianist Dan Tepfer - as they explore their French heritage over two unforgettable nights at The Grange Festival. Produced by 23Arts for the Festival, the show will also feature special guest pianist Thomas Enhco and the much-loved Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.