80 students aged 9 to 21 from all over Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and beyond will attend a premiere of the Youth Opera with Garsington Opera.

The work in question is "The Happy Princess", based on Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince" and composed by Paul Fincham with a libretto by Jessica Duchen.

The performance will take place on 2 August 2019 on the main stage in Wormsley.

The performance will feature Lara Marie Müler with a series of solo roles by the Jugendkompanie and a professional chamber ensemble. Maestro Jonathan Swinard will direct the show with director Karen Gillingham.

The Garsington Opera celebrates its 30th anniversaryth Season with five major opera performances, including "The Barter Sold", "Don Giovanni", "Fantasia", "The Turn of the Screw" and "Vespers of 1610".