Podcast: La traviata

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Verdi’s La traviata – one of the greatest love stories ever told in opera and a work of such enduring power that it draws audiences and perfor… Read more

Podcast: Billy Budd

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As part of the celebrations of Britten’s centenary year, Peggy Reynolds explores one of his best-loved works – Billy Budd. With contributi… Read more

Podcast: Eugene Onegin

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In this podcast we journey to Russia in the 1820s, the setting for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s tale of love and loss, Eugene Onegin. The opera was dr… Read more

Podcast: La finta giardiniera

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Mozart’s music is one of the defining sounds of Glyndebourne, with performances of his works given almost every year since Le nozze di Figaro opened… Read more

Podcast: Hippolyte et Aricie

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Peggy Reynolds provides a historical and musical introduction to one of the great works of French Baroque opera, Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Hippolyt… Read more

Podcast: Don Pasquale

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Peggy Reynolds explores Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. With expert insights from the conductor, Sir Mark Elder, who argues that Don Pasquale … Read more

Podcast: Le nozze di Figaro

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A guide to Glyndebourne’s signature opera, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, with music from the live recording of our 1962 production. Pre… Read more

Podcast: Ariadne auf Naxos

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Ariadne auf Naxos brings together the ‘high art’ of opera seria and the lighter, comic entertainment of the commedia dell’arte. Pegg… Read more

Podcast: Falstaff

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Peggy Reynolds explores Giuseppe Verdi’s last, great work: the comic opera Falstaff. With contributions from the conductor Sir Mark Elder, who celeb… Read more

Podcast: La Cenerentola

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Presenter Peggy Reynolds provides an introduction to Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola. She sets the opera in historical context and explores s… Read more