£45 VIP seats with post-performance reception
£25 / £10 children (under 16)
There will be a section of seats reserved at the very front for Festival Friends at this concert. Do consider becoming a Friend – find out more about it here.
Make it a night to remember with VIP seats and a post performance reception where you will get an opportunity to meet the performers
The Apothecary by Josef Haydn
Join us in the beautiful surroundings of the Dorchester Manor House garden to enjoy this 1768 comic opera with a libretto by Carlo Goldoni (author of Servant of Two Masters) presented by Bampton Classical Opera, finalist in the 2020 and 2023 International Opera Awards.
Sempronio, a middle-aged, work-shy apothecary, is determined to marry his delectable ward Grilletta, chiefly on account of her inheritance. But, with two rivals, Mengone his apprentice and Volpino a nobleman, will he succeed?
The opera is in three Acts, lasts 75 minutes and is accompanied by an orchestra conducted by rising star Mark Austin.
This event will be moved to Dorchester Abbey if wet.
If you have tickets for the performance you are welcome to picnic by the river from 2pm
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