The Rouen Normandy Opera has appointed the young British conductor Ben Glassberg as music director from September.
Ben, 26, is music director of the Glyndebourne touring company.
This could be the Norman Conquest, in reverse.
Here’s the Bayeux Tapestry:
He says: ‘Such a great house, with a really wonderful ethos. Also, a total joy to kick things off with Mozart’s Clemenza and lots of camembert!’