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Festival 2022 opening night

Images from the opening night of Festival 2022.

Festival 2022 Opening Night

Audiences enjoying the first night of Glyndebourne Festival 2022.

Photo: James Bellorini

Photo: ​Graham Carlow​

Photo: James Bellorini

Thanks to Nyetimber for treating our audiences to a glass of fizz before curtain up. Photo: James Bellorini

Photo: James Bellorini

On opening night we presented four fanfares, composed by our Balancing the Score composers.
Players from the London Philharmonic Orchestra performing ‘Fanfare for the Glyndebourne Festival’ composed by Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade. Photo: Graham Carlow

Players from the London Philharmonic Orchestra performing ‘To the Shore’ composed by Anna Appleby (pictured). Photo: Graham Carlow
Additional fanfares were composed by Cecilia Livingston and Ailie Robertson

Maggi Hambling and her painting Night of the Lotus Eaters. Photo: Rachel Wyndham

Managing Director Sarah Hopwood and Director of The Wreckers Melly Still. Photo: ​Graham Carlow​

Photo: ​Graham Carlow​

Photo: Graham Carlow

Photo: Graham Carlow

A dramatic ending to the opening night of the Festival, with bonfires lit around the gardens, echoing the plot of The Wreckers. Photo: ​Graham Carlow​

Photos: ​James Bellorini

Photo:​ Graham Carlow​

Photo:​ Graham Carlow​


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