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Così Fan Tutte, Glyndebourne Festival Opera | reviews, news & interviews

Così Fan Tutte, Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Così Fan Tutte, Glyndebourne Festival Opera

A magnetic Fiordiligi at the centre of Mozart's game that is not a game

Nick Hytner's production of 'Così fan tutte': from a cool start to a blazingly tense endAll photographs Mike Hoban/Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Cosi fan tutte’s arc of human experience is peculiarly effective when heard at Glyndebourne. With the mid-way picnic and wine in the setting sun, how much more aware are you of how easy it is as a day goes by to take leave of one’s senses and behave in a very silly way with serious consequences. Most seriously, to discover things about oneself that one did not want to know.

Cosi fan tutte’s arc of human experience is peculiarly effective when heard at Glyndebourne. With the mid-way picnic and wine in the setting sun, how much more aware are you of how easy it is as a day goes by to take leave of one’s senses and behave in a very silly way with serious consequences. Most seriously, to discover things about oneself that one did not want to know.

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