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Release date: 5 August 2016
Running time: 140 minutes
In the 400th anniversary year of the death of William Shakespeare, Berlioz"s BEATRICE AND BENEDICT, adapted from "Much Ado About Nothing", will have its fully staged Glyndebourne debut in a new production directed by Laurent Pelly. French mezzo soprano Stephanie d"Oustrac will make her role debut as Beatrice opposite the US tenor Paul Appleby. Glyndebourne music director Robin Ticciati, an ardent champion of Berlioz, will conduct the opera.
Original title: Béatrice et Bénédict - Glyndebourne (2016)
Cast: Paul Appleby, Katarina Bradic, Frederic Caton, Stephanie d'Oustrac, Helene Guilmette
Director: Event Director, Laurent Pelly
Age restrictions: 12A