New principal conductor at Glyndebourne

Ben Glassberg, 24,was today appointed Principal Conductor of the Glyndebourne Tour.

He will conduct one production on each Glyndebourne Tour with a freelance orchestra for the next three years, starting with Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore in 2019.

Ben, last year’s Besancon winner, is founder of the London Young Sinfonia.



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    • Er…you do know that, to keep costs down so “provincial plebs” like you can get ANY live opera at all, they pretty much have to perform pieces using a small orchestra and cast. They don’t even really perform Wagner during their summer season.

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