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Festival: Glyndebourne

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Glyndebourne © Sam Stephenson
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May 18th - August 25th, 2019

Escape the ordinary this summer for a Festival full of comic moments, compelling drama and captivating music. The Festival opens on 18 May with Hector Berlioz' La Damnation de Faust.

Glyndebourne is recognised internationally as one of the great opera houses, with a reputation that stems from a passion for artistic excellence. Glyndebourne Festival runs May to August with a programme of six operas in a 1,200-seat opera house. The company’s mission to reach new audiences is delivered via an annual Tour from October to December, a programme of cinema and free online streamings and reduced price tickets made available for the under-30s.


For full information visit the Glyndebourne Festival website.
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Death Becomes Her: Floris Visser's new Bohème at Glyndebourne

An ideal young cast and a thoughtful production bring fresh perspectives to Puccini's tragedy.
*****
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Dancing a merry tune: Le nozze di Figaro at Glyndebourne

Michael Grandage's vivid production of Mozart's comic masterpiece is fast becoming a classic and is revived here to a very high standard.
****1
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Rare and intense drama: Smyth's The Wreckers at Glyndebourne

Smyth's rarely performed tale of evil deeds on the Cornish coast provides searing drama marred by poor intelligibility and an overpowering orchestra.
***11
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GlyndebourneLa bohèmeNew production

Puccini: La bohème
Jordan de Souza; Floris Visser; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Dieuweke van Reij; Jon Morrell; Alex Brok; London Philharmonic Orchestra

GlyndebourneLe nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Giancarlo Andretta; Michael Grandage; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Nicholas Carter; Christopher Oram; Paule Constable

GlyndebourneAlcinaNew production

Handel: Alcina
Jonathan Cohen; Francesco Micheli; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Edoardo Sanchi; Alessio Rosati; Bruno Poet; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

GlyndebourneDon Pasquale

Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Ben Glassberg; Mariame Clément; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Julia Hansen; Bernd Purkrabek; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

GlyndebournePoulenc Double BillNew production

Poulenc
Robin Ticciati; Laurent Pelly; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Caroline Ginet; Urs Schönebaum; London Philharmonic Orchestra