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2009 Annual Festivals issue

Editor John Allison Deputy Editor Erica Jeal Publisher Fletcher Dhew Subscriptions Manager Megan Jackson

Editorial Board Martin Bernheimer Hugh Canning Rupert Christiansen Andrew Clark Andrew Clements Richard Fairman George Hall Michael Kennedy Fiona Maddocks Rodney Milnes (Chairman) Roger Parker Andrew Porter

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Front cover Albina Shagimuratova and Michael Schade in ‘Die Zauberflöte’ at Salzburg last summer (photo: Clärchen Baus-Mattar and Matthias Baus)

Opera, Festivals 2009

Founded in 1950 by the Earl of Harewood

Past Editors Harold Rosenthal

and Rodney Milnes

3 New festivals, new era?

By the Editor 4 People 357: Charles MacKay

John Allison 12 Glyndebourne at 75

George Christie 20 Munich Meister

Kent Nagano talks to Hugh Canning 26 Mostly Mozart

La Coruña’s Paolo Pinamonti talks to Victoria Stapells 33 Max, Magnus, Mackay

Rowena Smith reports from Orkney

Festival introductions (by George Hall) and listings: Aix-en-Provence (60), Aldeburgh (39), Ambronay (61), Amsterdam (62), Aspen (63), Avenches (64), Les Azuriales (64), Baden-Baden (66), Bad Ischl (67), Bad Wildbad (68), Bampton (39), Bard (69), Bath (40), Baugé (69), Bayreuth (70), Beaune (72), Belle-Ile en Mer (73), Bergen (74), Boston (74), Bregenz (75), Brighton (41), Bucharest (77), Buxton (41), Caramoor (77), Castleward (43), Central City (78), Charleston (78), Chautauqua (79), Cheltenham (43), Cincinnati (80), La Coruña (80), Crested Butte (82), Dalhalla (83), Dartington (44), Dresden (83), Drottningholm (84), Edinburgh (44), Erfurt (86), Erl (86), Eutin (88), Florence (88), Garsington (46), Glimmerglass (89), Glyndebourne (48), Göttingen (90), Granada (91), Grange Park (49), Green Mountain (91), Gut Immling (92), Halle (92), Hampstead and Highgate (50), Hedeland (93), Heidenheim (93), Holland Park (50), Iford (51), Innsbruck (94), Jesi (95), Lake George (95), Ljubljana (96), London—Lufthansa Baroque (52), Longborough (52), Lucerne (96), Macerata (98), Manaus (98), Manchester (54), Martina Franca (99), Miskolc (99), Montpellier (100), Mörbisch (101), Munich (102), Orange (103), Orkney—St Magnus (55), Parma (104), Pesaro (104), Ponte de Lima (105), Prague (105), Ravenna (106), Ravinia (108), Rheinsberg (108), Riga (109), Rome (110), St Louis (111), Salisbury (55), Salzburg Whitsun (111), Salzburg (112), St Margarethen (113), Santa Cruz de La Palma (113), Santa Fe (114), Savonlinna (116), Schwetzingen (117), Skäret (117), Solothurn (118), Tallinn (118), Tanglewood (119), Torre del Lago (119), Utah (120), Vadstena (121), Valencia (121), Verbier (122), Verona (122), Vienna (123), Vilnius (123), Warsaw (124), Wels (125), West Green House (56), Wexford (126), Wooster (126), Zagreb (127), Zurich (127)

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