The Wreckers opens to five star reviews


‘Thrilling production of Ethel Smyth’s grossly neglected, pioneering work’


Book tickets to see this thrilling new production until the 24th June 2022 and top it off with a stay at White Lodge B&B just 15 minutes from Glyndebourne. ★★★★★ Evening Standard


‘Ethel Smyth’s opera arrives at Glyndebourne in triumph in Melly Still’s production’ ★★★★★ The Stage

‘Director Melly Still and conductor Robin Ticciati have done Ethel Smyth’s 1906 opera proud, with dynamic and intense performances from an excellent cast and chorus.’ The Guardian

‘Glyndebourne has sprinkled some magic dust on the piece’ The Times

‘conductor Robin Ticciati and the London Philharmonic deliver the score with such blazing eloquence and conviction’ Telegraph

‘Ticciati believes in every phrase, and Glyndebourne has assembled a magnificent cast and the usual chorus of young future stars’ The Arts Desk

‘Rare and intense drama on the Cornish coast’ Bachtrack


‘What a production! All I can say is if you haven’t got a ticket then get one. This is lavish and atmospheric and the singing and orchestra are superb!’ Audience Member




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