Glyndebourne: A Visual History

With over 450 images from Glyndebourne’s archive, from celebrated photographers including Robert Capa, Angus McBean, Jane Bown and Snowdon, accompanied by a text written by Sir George Christie, this is the perfect gift. Special price now £30

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Celebrating Glyndebourne’s 75th anniversary 'Glyndebourne: A Visual History' features over 450 photographs from Glyndebourne’s extensive and sumptuous archive, the book traces the key personalities, performers, productions and audience that have contributed to the opera house’s unique tradition.

This remarkable collection of photographs not only showcases the work of Glyndebourne but is also accompanied by anecdotal text written by Sir George Christie. It contains pictures by famous photographers including Angus McBean, indisputably one of the most important photographers of theatre and dance personalities, leading dance and theatre photographer Anthony Crickmay, royal photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones 1st Earl of Snowdon and respected Glyndebourne house photographers Guy Gravett and Mike Hoban.

Glyndebourne A Visual History is edited by Brigitte Lardinois and Val Williams. With text by Sir George Christie. Special price.

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Wardrobe Mistress Rosemary Vercoe, director Carl Ebert and designer Osbert Lancaster at a costume parade for The Rake's Progress
Felicity Lott making her Glyndebourne Opera debut as the countess in Capriccio, 1976. Photo by Guy Gravett
Così fan tutte 1978. Maria Ewing as Dorabella and Hakan Hagegard as Guglielmo. Photo by Guy Gravett
The Christies: Audrey, George, Rosamond and John, 1937. Photo by Bassano.
The Christie Family: George Christie (on sofa), John Christie (seated), Sock the pug dog, Mary Christie and Rosamond Christie st
Willard White talking with director Trevor Nunn. Photo by Guy Gravett

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