Artist interviews and features
Bass Matthew Rose makes a welcome return to the Festival in Poliuto and The Rape of Lucretia. He talks to us about the brilliance of Donizetti and his special affinity for Britten’s music.
Nicky Gillibrand tells us about the inspiration behind her striking costumes for our award-winning production of The Rape of Lucretia
Danielle de Niese has performed regularly at Glyndebourne since 2006 and returns in 2015 to star in the Ravel double bill. Read an interview with her from 2013 when she was starring as Norina in Don Pasquale.
Countertenor Iestyn Davies, who will appear as David in Saul in Festival 2015, tells us about his career highlights and aspirations for the future.
We take a sneak-peek behind the scenes to find out what it will take to get Poliuto on stage and open Festival 2015
In 2011 director David McVicar’s created Glyndebourne’s first ever production of Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg. In this feature he examines the historical context of the opera. Two of his productions will form part of Festival 2015.
Stéphanie d’Oustrac returns to Glyndebourne in 2015 to perform the title role in Carmen. In 2013 we interviewed her about her roles in the Ravel double bill of L'enfant et les sortileges and L'heure espagnole.
Duncan Rock began his career in the Glyndebourne Chorus, was a Jerwood Young Artist and winner of the 2010 John Christie Award. In 2013 he starred in The Rape of Lucretia, a role he revives in 2015.
Jakub Hruša, former Music Director of Glyndebourne Tour, conducts the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival production of Carmen. Read an interview with him from 2010.