Glyndebourne chief extends leave, citing slipped disc

Glyndebourne chief extends leave, citing slipped disc


norman lebrecht

May 17, 2016

Robin Ticciati was distressed to miss the company’s pening production of Meistersinger as a result of a herniated disc.

He is still recovering from surgery and will be unable to conduct the next show, Béatrice et Bénédict.

Antonello Manacorda will deputise. He is Principal Conductor of the Kammerakademie Potsdam and the Het Gelders Orkest in the Netherlands.




  • John Groves says:

    Must be VERY painful, especially for a conductor. He’ll be missed this summer at Glyndebourne.

  • DESR says:

    Norman, you could always get a job as a headline writer for The Sun, post-Brexit.

  • Scott Richard Haigh says:

    So sorry Robin!

    Scott, Margi, and Gaby Haigh

  • Dave T says:

    THE headline has finally been published. The long wait is over.

  • David Boxwell says:

    Is there no end to the havoc this blog creates?

  • John Borstlap says:

    Manacorda is, like Ticciati, one of those young great talents and the hope for classical music in the future.

    T is extraordinary in his Schumann – achieving a degree of expression and subtlety rarely heard with this composer: