Our Archive

Opera Archive

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.

The Queen Of Spades, 20 July 1995

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

Librettist: Pyotr & Modest Tchaikovsky

Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Tchekalinsky: Neil Jenkins

Surin: Jonathan Best

Count Tomsky: Wojciech Drabowicz

Herman: Yuri Marusin

Prince Yeletsky: Dimitri Kharitonov

Lisa: Susan Bullock

Countess: Felicity Palmer

Pauline: Louise Winter

Governess: Nuala Willis

Chloe: Marina Ivanova

Master Of Ceremonies: Geoffrey Pogson

Masha: Elizabeth Gronow

Tchaplitsky: Stephen Rooke

Narumov: Nicholas Gedge

Production Team

Original Producer: Graham Vick

Set Designer: Richard Hudson

Costume Designer: Richard Hudson

Lighting Designer: Thomas Webster

Choreographer: Ron Howell