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Glyndebourne

Massenet’s operatic fairytale is a thing of perfection, his ravishing melodies supported by shimmering solos and feather-light textures. But director Fiona Shaw has thrown...

La Traviata is all about passion. Passion propels the opera’s drama forward, from the moment the impulsive Violetta decides to abandon her life as...

Next spring, the British opera director Stephen Langridge will take up the position of artistic director of Glyndebourne – not only one of the...

Glyndebourne has appointed Stephen Langridge as its new artistic director. He replaces Sebastian F Schwarz as the opera company's artistic leader. Schwarz resigned last December after...

It is 60 years since Vanessa’s successful premiere at New York’s Metropolitan Opera in New York, but this is the first professional staging of...

Following its first appearance in 2015, Barrie Kosky’s all-singing, all-dancing production of Handel’s oratorio Saul is back for this festival revival. Whatever cavils one might...

Last month the Grange Festival opened a production of Handel’s Agrippina in sets that repeatedly referenced the venue itself and its recent history. Now,...

David McVicar’s Glyndebourne staging of Julius Caesar in Egypt was an overwhelming success back in 2005, helping to consolidate the position of its composer...

When new in 2014, Richard Jones’ production was deemed radical. It certainly departs from the traditional mid-18th-century setting of Strauss’s romantic comedy, replacing it...
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