Podcast: Hipermestra

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Cavalli’s Hipermestra, has taken over three hundred and fifty years to find its way to a UK stage. Premiered in 1658, the only other professional p… Read more

Podcast: Ravel Double Bill

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Peggy Reynolds gives an introduction to two of the early twentieth century’s most intriguing operas, Maurice Ravel’s L’heure espagnole and L’e… Read more

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