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Podcast: Turn of the Screw

This podcast episode explores Britten's devastating opera, The Turn of the Screw

Conductor Jakub Hrůša and Director Jonathan Kent talk to James Whitbourn about The Turn of the Screw.

Just a few years after the Second World War Benjamin Britten turned his creative imagination to a short story by Henry James. The Turn of the Screw is a ghost story with some disturbing effects, and an ultimately devastating outcome.

Available on iTunes

Clips from the Glyndebourne CD label recording – available in the Glyndebourne Shop

Produced for Festival 2011

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