Director: Fiona Shaw/Fiona Dunn
Stars: Danielle de Niese, Kate Lindsey, Nina Minasyan, Lionel Lhote, Agnes Zwierko, Eduardo Melo and Julie Pasturaud
Original production conceived and directed for the Glyndebourne Tour by Fiona Shaw
Revived and Directed for Festival 2019 by Fiona Dunn
A brand new production directed by critically-acclaimed actor and director Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter, Killing Eve), the classic Cinderella story is told with composer Massenet’s sensuous and lavish score. Glyndebourne favourite and international star Danielle de Niese plays the titular role in this glittering and colourful opera.
'This fin-de-siècle confection [is turned] into a complex modern-day fairytale and a story of psychological transformation' – The Times
‘Gracefully explores the story’s psychological resonances' – The Daily Telegraph