News & Reviews

British soprano Rowan Pierce wins first prize in The Grange Festival International Singing Competition

Rowan Pierce, 27, has won £7,500 and a role in a future production by The Grange Festival at the inaugural Grange Festival International Singing Competition. At yesterday’s final [Sunday 24...

The silence of the lamb: giving Mansfield Park’s Fanny Price a voice

When I first read Mansfield Park, I heard music. That doesn’t always happen when I read, and it certainly didn’t happen with Jane Austen’s other novels. But there’s something about...

The Grange Festival becomes first Country House Opera Festival to appoint a Director of Dance

Wayne McGregor announced as Director of Dance @ The Grange, in a partnership with Studio Wayne McGregor, to present exclusive evenings of dance at The Grange Festival. Edward Watson, Principal...

Celebrity chef Mike Robinson and Champagne Gosset to create new gastronomic dining experience for The Grange Festival

Celebrity chef Mike Robinson and Champagne Gosset will create a new gastronomic experience for audiences at the inaugural season of The Grange Festival, the UK’s newest country house opera festival,...

Response to the Singing Competition

There was an overwhelming response to the Singing Competition, with about 150 applications from all over the world. For the preliminary rounds on 4-6 July, we have selected 90 singers...

Open day at the grange – Come & join us on Sunday 7th May

Only a few weeks until the opening night of our first festival and the Grange is a hive of activity in preparation for this great moment. Come and see what’s...

Chairman of the National Trust and Post Office, Tim Parker, joins The Grange Festival’s Board of Trustees

The Grange Festival is delighted to announce that it has appointed Tim Parker to join its Board of Trustees, effective immediately. A man with strong cultural interests, Tim Parker became...

The Grange Festival announce major new partnerships with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Academy of Ancient Music

The Grange Festival today announced that Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Academy of Ancient Music are to be its Orchestras in Residence from the beginning of its inaugural season in June...

Festival Booking 2017

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