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Candide - Rebecca Lipkin -The Arbuturian

Iford Arts has announced that 2018 is its last season at the glorious Iford Manor in Bradford-on-Avon, just outside Bath, and it will be hard to top the extraordinary atmosphere of the Harold Peto… View More

Candide - Rupert Christiansen - The Telegraph

After more than 25 years, the summer season of opera at Iford Manor is coming to an end. The owners of the estate need their privacy… View More

Jephtha - Charlotte Valori - Operissima

5 Stars - Dark, desperate, magnificent. As Handel wrote Jephtha‘s haunting central chorus, “How dark, O Lord, are thy decrees,” his own sight temporarily failed him, and he… View More

Jephtha - Andrew Benson Wilson

Jephtha was Handel’s last oratorio, composed in 1751 as his sight was failing to the extent that at one point in the autograph score he wrote “unable to go on owing to weakening of… View More

The Midsummer Prom - Rebecca Lipkin from The Arbuturian

Midsummer Prom: Iford Arts 2017 There’s nothing like a prom to get you feeling patriotic, even in Brexit-negotiation Britain. However, I’m for a decidedly less OTT Union Jack… View More