Sixty years after its premiere at the Met, Glyndebourne is planning the UK premiere of Samuel Barber’s Vanessa, a work of unabashed romanticism and limited uptake.
Here’s the full Glyndebourne 2018 season:
- PUCCINI Madama Butterfly
Annilese Miskimmon’s Tour 2016 production makes its Festival debut, conducted by Omer Meir Wellber.
- STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier
A revival of the Festival 2014 production from Richard Jones, conducted by Robin Ticciati.
- HANDEL Giulio Cesare
A revival of David McVicar’s 2005 production, conducted by William Christie.
- DEBUSSY Pelléas et Mélisande
A new production from Stefan Herheim, conducted by Robin Ticciati.
- HANDEL Saul
A return for Barrie Kosky’s 2015 production, conducted by Laurence Cummings.
- BARBER Vanessa
A UK premiere directed by Keith Warner, conducted by Jakub Hrůša.
And here’s how what it sounds like: