Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict

Laurent Pelly (stage director), Antonello Manacorda (conductor) – With Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Béatrice), Paul Appleby (Benedict), Philippe Sly (Claudio)...

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Laurent Pelly — Stage director, costumes
Barbara de Limburg — Stage sets
Duane Schuler — Lighting
Agathe Melinand — Adaptation of dialogues
Georges Bigot — Leonato
Charles Meunier — The Messenger
Sophie Karthäuser — Hero
Stéphanie d'Oustrac — Beatrice
Frédéric Caton — Don Pedro
Paul Appleby — Benedict
Philippe Sly — Claudio
Lionel Lhote — Somarone
Katarina Bradić — Ursula
Adrien Mastrosimone — First Servant
Paul O'Neill — Second Servant
Paul Sheridan — The Notary
Andrew Carter — Actor

Program notes

Berlioz’s whimsical and nostalgic take on Shakespeare’s great comedy Much Ado About Nothing graces the stage of Glyndebourne in Laurent Pelly’s astute 2016 production. Italian maestro Antonello Manacorda leads the London Philharmonic in Berlioz’s brilliant score.

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Directed by:
François Roussillon
Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
Production date: 2016
Duration: 1 h 57 min
Production: © Glyndebourne, François Roussillon et Associés
Available subtitle(s): EN, Fr
Resolution: Full HD

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Friday, September 15, 2023