Bowers & Wilkins go to Glyndebourne

Bowers & Wilkins 800 Diamond speaker in cherry wood

The final edits are being made to the next releases on the Glyndebourne CD label to be released in the autumn and we are very pleased to have been able to donate some speakers for the recording of these.

The 2009 Festival (21 May-30 August) promises the return of Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s now-classic staging of Tristan und Isolde alongside revivals of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore and the highly acclaimed David McVicar production of Handel’s Giulio Cesare. Three new productions will span the baroque to the 20th century with the first ever Glyndebourne production of Purcell’s masterpiece The Fairy Queen together with Verdi’s Falstaff and Dvořák’s Rusalka.

There are still some seats available for selected dates this summer. Glyndebourne Box Office 01273 813813. Visit www.glyndebourne.com for full details of the performance schedule and casting information.

Glyndebourne at a venue near you

Glyndebourne 2009, Handel's Giulio Cesare

Glyndebourne 2009, Handel's Giulio Cesare

This Autumn Glyndebourne on Tour hits the road. Showcasing some of the best emerging young talent on the operatic stage, the company will present Mozart’s Così fan tutte in a classic production by National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner, a new production of Verdi’s Falstaff direct from its triumph at the 2009 Festival and Robin Ticciati, now his third season as Music Director of Glyndebourne on Tour, will conduct Janáček’s emotionally epic work, Jenůfa. The Tour will start out at Glyndebourne and then tours to theatres across the UK including Woking, Milton Keynes, Stoke-on-Trent, Norwich and Plymouth. For further information and to book tickets visit www.glyndebourne.com

The Glyndebourne CD Label

“A Pandora’s box of operatic treasures” Classic FM Magazine

The new Glyndebourne CD Label reflects Glyndebourne’s desire to extend its work beyond the opera house, making classic Festival productions widely available. Future releases on The Glyndebourne Label will draw on the extensive archive recordings which span the years from 1960 to the present day. The live recordings were produced using the highest technical standards of the time by John Barnes. Titles currently available include:

  • Le nozze di Figaro (1962 Festival)
  • Prokofiev Betrothal in a Monastery (2006 Festival)
  • Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande (1963 Festival)
  • Fidelio (2006 Festival)

Full listings of Glyndebourne releases on CD and DVD are available from the Glyndebourne Shop online www.glyndebourne.com or telephone 01273 815033.

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