Our 2021 season

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We are committed to bringing you a glorious 2021 season. While we hope for normality, we are developing plans that will allow us to respond if this is not the case. Our goal is for the show to go on, with the safety and comfort of our audience and artists always at the fore.

1 June - 3 August 2021

We’re very much looking forward to welcoming you back to Longborough for our 2021 season. We’ve missed you enormously. Next year we extend an invitation to a warm and friendly reunion with four now much-anticipated productions:


Die Walküre

1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14 June 2021

Longborough's esteemed Wagnerian conductor Anthony Negus joins director Amy Lane. The cast includes Lee Bisset making her role debut as Brünnhilde - following her acclaimed performance as Isolde here in 2017.


Così fan tutte

23, 26, 27, 29 June, 1, 3, 4 July July 2021

Conductor Lesley Anne Sammons and director Sam Brown bring to life Mozart’s much-loved Così fan tutte. Lesley Anne conducts the Barefoot Band in her own re-orchestration of the opera, in an English translation.


The Return of Ulysses

13, 15, 17, 18 July 2021

The Longborough directing debut of our Artistic Director Polly Graham, conducted by Robert Howarth and performed on period instruments. As a taste of what's to come, watch the short animated film by illustrator Amber Cooper-Davies, directed by Polly.


The Cunning Little Vixen

29, 31 July, 1, 3 August 2021

Janáček’s beautiful take on the cycle of life, performed by our Emerging Artists: a programme that offers performance opportunities to singers at the beginning of their careers. Conducted by Justin Brown and directed by Olivia Fuchs, our production features the local children of the Longborough Youth Chorus. We created a short film with the children of Longborough primary school, and the Longborough Youth Chorus - who have contributed as artists and singers. Watch here >

​Our plans for the Ring

We are intending keep to 2023 for the full cycle. This will mean performing Götterdämmerung in 2022; and the full cycle, including a new production of Siegfried, in 2023.

To find out how you can support us, contact our Membership & Development Manager Gill Powell at gill@lfo.org.uk


18 January 2021 Production Circle
25 January 2021 Benefactors
1 February 2021 Patrons
15 February 2021 Friends
22 February 2021 18-35 Members
1 March 2021 General booking

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