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Wed 8 Jul 2015

Glyndebourne

Die Entführung aus dem Serail

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Mozart Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Robin Ticciati conductor
David McVicar director

Mozart’s ground-breaking opera, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, returns to Glyndebourne this summer.

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Operamaniac: Horses for Courses

Thu 4 Jun 2015

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This season has been particularly interesting for Donizetti fans in London. From Opera Rara’s Les Martyrs to Glyndebourne’s Poliuto, not to mention ETO’s performances of The Siege of Calais and The Wild Man of the West Indies, we have seen a revival of unknown or almost forgotten operas by this workaholic Italian genius,  together with some of his most famous works such as Maria Stuarda at the Royal Opera.

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BBC Proms

Thu 23 Apr 2015

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The sun is shining and that means – for us at least – three things are crawling out from their winter hibernation: opera festivals, the Proms and ice-cream van drivers.

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Rossini, La Cenerentola (2CD)

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OAE Principal Artist Vladimir Jurowski leads an effervescent, enthralling and elegant performance of one of Rossini’s great operas La Cenerentola straight from Glyndebourne. 

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Current Distractions

Fri 4 Jul 2014

Greg Klassen

With regular writer Matt now having left us for pastures new (but clearly not pastures better), I’m stepping into the Current Distractions breach this week – which will consequently mostly be about Glastonbury.

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