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The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Kat’a Kabanova, 27 May 1988

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Leos Janacek

Librettist: Leos Janacek after A N Ostrovsky

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Vana Kudrjas: John Graham-Hall

Glasa: Christine Bunning

Dikoj: Donald Adams

Boris Grigorjevic: Barry McCauley

Feklusa: Linda Ormiston

Kabanicha: Felicity Palmer

Tichon: Ryland Davies

Katerina: Nancy Gustafson

Varvara: Louise Winter

Kuligin: Robert Poulton

Woman: Rachael Hallawell

Bystander: Christopher Ventris

Production Team

Original Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff

Associate Director: Dagmar Thole

Associate Director: Stephen Lawless

Set Designer: Tobias Hoheisel

Costume Designer: Tobias Hoheisel

Lighting Designer: Wolfgang Göbbel