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Glyndebourne greats coming to BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is to broadcast a series of great Glyndebourne operas from Saturday 23 May.

From Saturday 23 May BBC Radio 3 will be bringing listeners a series of Glyndebourne Greats.

The mini-season will start with Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, continuing with Bizet’s Carmen and concluding with Rossini’s La Cenerentola.

The broadcasts complement Glyndebourne Open House, our weekly series of free operas on YouTube, which starts on Sunday 24 May with The Marriage of Figaro.

Glyndebourne Greats on BBC Radio 3

Saturday 23 May

Hansel and Gretel

Humperdinck

Recorded in 2010
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Director: Laurent Pelly
Cast includes: Alice Coote, Lydia Teuscher and Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke

Saturday 30 May

Carmen

Bizet

Recorded in 2002
Conductor: Philippe Jordan
Director: David McVicar
Cast includes: Anne Sofie von Otter, Marcus Haddock and Laurent Naouri

Saturday 6 June

La Cenerentola

Rossini

Recorded in 2007
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Director: Peter Hall
Cast includes: Ruxandra Donose and Alessandro Corbelli

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