GARSINGTON OPERA’S 2018 PRODUCTION OF FALSTAFF TO REACH A WIDER AUDIENCE
Today, 28 March, at 18.00 Garsington Opera’s acclaimed 2018 production of Verdi’s comic masterpiece, Falstaff will be available on line for free on OperaVision for six months at https://operavision.eu/en/library/performances/operas/falstaff
This hilarious and touching new production, directed by Bruno Ravella and designed by Giles Cadle, features Henry Waddington (Falstaff) making his role debut, American soprano Mary Dunleavy as Alice Ford, Richard Burkhard as Ford and Soraya Mafi as Nannetta. Victoria Simmonds (Meg Page), Yvonne Howard (Mistress Quickly), Oliver Johnston (Fenton), Colin Judson (Dr. Caius), Adrian Thompson (Bardolfo) and Nicholas Crawley (Pistola) complete the cast with the Garsington Opera Chorus. Richard Farnes (RPS Conductor of the Year 2017) conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in the second year of their residency at Garsington Opera. The lighting designer is Malcolm Rippeth and movement director Tim Claydon.
Garsington Opera are delighted to continue their partnership with the streaming site OperaVision, sharing their productions with a global audience.
Launched in 2017, OperaVision streams performances from all over the world, allowing viewers to watch productions from the greatest European opera houses and festivals for free from the comfort of their own home. As well as full-length performances shown with subtitles, it features extracts, interviews and behind the scenes footage.