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Garden Opera, Bath

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville
by The Garden Opera Company

Thursday 7th July Prior Park College, Bath

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On Thursday 7th July, London based Garden Opera Company will be returning to the picturesque setting of Prior Park College to stage a very special performance of Rossini’s humorous masterpiece, in aid of Julian House.

Opulence : Wit : Humour

The Barber of Seville is Rossini’s best known work, and rightly so. The well-known hummable tunes along with the humorous plot have made this the most frequently performed opera of all time. Join us and Garden Opera for Rossini’s classic comedic opera. Upbeat, optimistic, and full of wit, you will be carried along by a whirlwind of crazy disguises, twists and turns and unlikely interventions. Set within a travelling circus, the many famous melodies will be sung in English by some of the profession’s finest singers who are accompanied by an acclaimed ensemble of chamber musicians.

“Garden Opera, the small touring company without equal in Britain” Opera Now

Picnic in the picturesque grounds of Prior Park College before enjoying Garden Opera’s stunning rendition of this fun opera. This unique open air performance, against the stunning backdrop of the city of Bath, promises to be a highlight of the summer’s events calendar.


£38 per person (£20 per child – under 16 years old). All tickets are standard and non-refundable.

Online bookings: Bath Box
Telephone: 01225 354656
Post: Booking form and instructions (PDF)

Venue and times

Prior Park College
Ralph Allen Drive

The gate to the lawns will open from 5.30pm for picnicking, with the opera commencing at 7.00pm. There will be a further 30 minute interval for picnicking.


Parking at the venue is very limited and offered on a first come, first served basis – please car share where possible. Disabled spaces maybe pre-reserved in advance.

Wet weather

In case of wet weather the performance will be moved to The Assembly Rooms, Bath. 48 hours notice will be given in this instance.

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