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5 things you (probably) didn’t know about Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera

Mon 30 Jun 2014

We’re currently performing La Finta Giardiniera at Glyndebourne Opera House. Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know about this Mozart opera, check it out and tell us about it!

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Luise Buchberger announced as new Co-Principal Cellist

Thu 3 Apr 2014

We are pleased to announce, after a two year audition process, that Luise Buchberger has been appointed as our new Co-Principal Cellist. 

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Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers – Podcast

Mon 20 May 2013

On 3 June, we return to Royal Festival Hall to perform A Tribute to Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, the final concert of the season and the last of our Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers series. 

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Cimbasso

James Anderson, OAE musician, tells us a bit about his Cimbasso which he’ll be playing at our Glyndebourne performances of Falstaff  this summer…

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Glyndebourne: tea and er, yoga

Fri 15 Jul 2011

Violinist Helen Kruger with cellist Sebastian Comberti

A couple of fairly random things sent in by our Projects Manager Megan Russell. First up, a poster advertising a session called ‘free your playing’ which OAE Horn player Martin Lawrence has been running at Glyndebourne – probably best described as sort-of Yoga, the class aims to improve players physical well-being, posture etc.

Second up is some fine china – of course! It was bought by violinist Helen Kruger at the market in Kings Lynn when we did our family concert at the Corn Exchange there a few weeks
back. It was a Tuesday, and in fact the address of the Corn Exchange is actually ‘Tuesday Market Place’! Helen didn’t want to take them home on the train so instead gave them to a colleague who was driving – Helen and tea set were reunited down in Glyndebourne and it made for an especially posh cup of tea in the players ‘Courtyard Cafe’!

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