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In the Market for Love

Opera returns to Glyndebourne in our outdoor, socially distanced performances of Offenbach's In the Market for Love

Opera has returned to Glyndebourne!

With Festival 2020 cancelled, our creative teams have turned all their ingenuity to something we don’t usually do – outdoor performances. This August we will present a socially distanced, outdoor production of Jacques Offenbach’s French farce, Mesdames de la Halle, in a new translation by Stephen Plaice entitled In the Market for Love.

Photos: Richard Hubert Smith.

Our new summer season is a creative response to COVID-19, taking advantage of our glorious gardens. Unfortunately these events are not a long-term solution to the current crisis and won’t sustain Glyndebourne financially. If you’d like to support our future, please donate to our COVID-19 Emergency Appeal.


Madame Mangetout (Michael Wallace) and Raflafla (Allan Clayton)

In the Market for Love company

Ciboulette (Danielle de Niese)

Harry Coe (Kate Lindsey) and Ciboulette (Danielle de Niese)

Madame Beurrefondu (Nicky Spence), Mademoiselle Bouillabaisse (Brenden Gunnell), The Police Inspector (Matthew Rose) and Madame Mangetout (Michael Wallace)

Harry Coe (Kate Lindsey)

Madame Beurrefondu (Nicky Spence)

Raflafla (Allan Clayton)

The Police Inspector (Matthew Rose)

Ciboulette (Danielle de Niese), Harry Coe (Kate Lindsey) and members of the Glyndebourne Chorus

Mask Seller (Niel Joubert), Madame Mangetout (Michael Wallace), Mademoiselle Bouillabaisse (Brenden Gunnell) and Madame Beurrefondu (Nicky Spence)

Mademoiselle Bouillabaisse (Brenden Gunnell)

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