Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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Sun 4 Jun 2017



Time: 3:55pm

Admission: from £50

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Cavalli Hipermestra

Hipermestra – one of 50 daughters of a son whose twin brother has 50 sons. When he ordered his daughters to each marry and then kill one of his nephews, it was never going to run exactly according to plan.The opera has never been performed in the UK before, and as Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s Associate Orchestra we’re honoured to be the first to do it. Catch it’s UK premiere at Glyndebourne with period instrument specialist, William Christie, director Graham Vick and, of course, the OAE.

William Christie conductor 
Graham Vick
Stuart Nunn designer 
Giuseppe Di Iorio lighting designer

Cast includes:

Emőke Baráth Hipermestra 
Raffaele Pe Linceo 
Renato Dolcini Danao 
Ana Quintans Elisa 
Benjamin Hulett Arbante 
Mark Wilde Berenice 
Anthony Gregory Vafrino 
Rodrigo Ferreira Delmiro

Venue details

A free shuttle bus service meets selected London trains at Lewes station on performance days, and returns you to Lewes later in the evening. Visit the Glyndebourne website for more details.
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