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Natalya Romaniw in her mother tongue
By Katherine Cooper

We turn the screw on Glyndebourne's Governess as the autumn tour draws to a close

Hanna Hipp, Mozart mezzo
By Katherine Cooper

Rising singer currently on tour in Glyndebourne's scintillating La finta giardiniera

Brighton outdoor theatre gets go-ahead

Plans for a 425-seat open air venue passed by council

The Turn of the Screw (Glyndebourne Tour)

Jonathan Kent's peerless production of Britten's ghost opera, impeccably revived

Zach Borichevsky discusses his UK debut for Glyndebourne Tour

On the road as Alfredo in Tom Cairns's staging of La Traviata, the up-and-coming American tenor discusses his career to date

Steven Naylor, Glyndebourne's casting guru, spills the beans

One of the most successful talent-spotters in the business shares his secrets

La traviata (Glyndebourne Tour)
By Katherine Cooper

Tom Cairns's new production hot-foots it from the Festival to the Glyndebourne Tour

Sir Mark Elder - knight on a mission

The conductor of Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Royal Opera waxes lyrical about his career, past and future