Glyndebourne

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Glyndebourne

(ˈɡlaɪndˌbɔːn)
n
(Placename) an estate in SE England, in East Sussex: site of a famous annual festival of opera founded in 1934 by John Christie
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Future engagements include leading roles at the ZE-rich Opera House, the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and the Norwegian Opera.
The soloists for the concert are mezzo-soprano Marta Fontanals-Simmons, who recently joined the Glyndebourne Festival chorus and has appeared with Mid Wales Opera; bass Gavin Horsley, currently musical director at St Augustine's, Kensington, who recently performed in The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace at the Royal Festival Hall; former Hudders-field University music student Emma Smith, a member of the chorus of the Royal Opera House since 2012; and David Butt Philip, a tenor, who began his musical training as a chorister in Peterborough Cathedral but is now with English National Opera.
Working at Glyndebourne Festival Opera brought Thomas into contact with the music director Vladimir Jurowski, who subsequently invited him to become his assistant conductor with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
1934: The first Glyndebourne Festival of opera opened with Mozart's Figaro.
Resident orchestra at the Southbank Centre, it is also associate orchestra at the Glyndebourne festival.
Throughout my career - which has included executive director of Mid Wales Opera, general manager of Music Theatre Wales and working at the Glyndebourne Festival - I've worked with some inspiring artistic directors and Tim [Rhys-Evans of OBA] is right up there.
Between May and July -- when the annual Glyndebourne Festival is held -- you can catch more than 70 spellbinding performances.
Mark Elder / London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.
This performance is from the Met premiere of the staging, a hit at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2005, which has been praised for its clever blend of dramatic storytelling and witty touches, including extensive choreography by Andrew George .
We are delighted they have chosen our technology to unite their print and digital assets and bring the Glyndebourne festival to an even wider audience.
The show brings together artists from major opera companies including Royal Opera, English National Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera.