Askonas Holt artists at Glyndebourne 2016

Glyndebourne 2016 begins later this week on Saturday 21 May, running until 28 August. The 2016 Festival features eight Askonas Holt artists, and includes two new productions: ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’ and ‘Béatrice et Bénédict’.

Rossini – ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’ [new production directed by Annabel Arden]*
22 May to 17 July

Enrique Mazzola (cond.)

Also on at: BBC Proms 2016, 25 July 2016 – debut for Enrique Mazzola

Mozart – ‘Le nozze di Figaro’ [2012 revival]
3 July to 24 August

Jonathan Cohen (cond.)
Rosa Feola (Susanna)

Berlioz – ‘Béatrice et Bénédict’ [new production directed by Laurent Pelly]*
23 July to 27 August 

Antonello Manacorda (cond.)

Britten – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ [1981 revival]
11 to 28 August

Kate Royal (Helena)
Matthew Rose (Bottom)
Duncan Rock (Demetrius)
Benjamin Hulett (Lysander)
David Soar (Peter Quince)

*Selected productions will also be broadcast live in cinemas and on the Glyndebourne and Telegraph websites, including:

News story updated at 15.00 on 17 May, to reflect new conductor for ‘Béatrice et Bénédict’

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