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    This event has now sold out. Tickets are still available for one of the other Prospect events at this year’s Festival:

    Handel’s Saul: Taking on the Bible on Thursday 20 August


    Event details

    Join Prospect and some of the UK’s brightest minds at Glyndebourne this summer as a group of leading broadcasters, novelists and cultural commentators debate the history and themes of Festival 2015’s most sought-after productions.

    On July 16, we take a detailed look at David McVicar’s new production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail:/tickets-and-whats-on/events/2015/die-entfuhrung-aus-dem-serail/, the first at Glyndebourne for 20 years. Panellists include Mona Siddiqui (Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh), Sameer Rahim (Arts Editor, Prospect and event chair), novelist and opera critic Philip Hensher and professor of Early Modern Studies Matthew Dimmock. Kamila Shamsie will also join the panel, she is a Pakistani-British novelist whose latest work, A God in Every Stone, has been nominated for the 2015 Bailey’s Prize.

    This event takes a detailed look at putting the East on stage.


    How to book

    Prospect events are free but ticketed. Tickets to this event are only available to those who have booked tickets to see Die Entführung aus dem Serail on 16 July.

    Please note that tickets for this performance have now sold out. If you have booked tickets for Die Entführung aus dem Serail on 16 July, but not yet booked your ticket for this Prospect event, please call Box Office on +44 (0)1273 815000.

    Photo: (Anonymous) Odalisques in a Harem, Constantinople, Lithograph with clay plate, C. 1880. akg-images