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2011 Annual Festivals issue Editor John Allison Deputy Editors Erica Jeal Amanda Holloway Subscriptions Manager Megan Jackson Publishing Manager Andrew Miles 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 Editorial Offices 36 Black Lion Lane London W6 9BE Telephone: 020 8563 8893 Fax: 020 8563 8635 email: editor@opera.co.uk Website: www.opera.co.uk Subscriptions Telephone: 020 8748 0911 email: operasubs@opera.co.uk Advertising Jane Stoggles Cabbell Publishing Ltd Telephone: 020 8971 8450 Fax: 020 8971 8480 Front cover: Hans Neuenfels’s new ‘Lohengrin’ at Bayreuth last summer (photo: Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH/Enrico Nawrath)

Opera, Festivals 2011

3 Summertime …

By the Editor 4 A tale of two Salomes

Peter Alward 11 Francesca gets her gun

Founded in 1950 by the Earl of Harewood

Past Editors Harold Rosenthal and Rodney Milnes

George Loomis meets Glimmerglass’s new boss, Francesca Zambello 18 England’s Bayreuth?

George Christie talks to John Allison 24 Keeper of the jewel

Drottningholm’s Mark Tatlow in conversation with Guy Dammann 30 Peak opera

Buxton’s Andrew Greenwood talks to Nick Kimberley 36 On singing Wagner

Neil Howlett Festival introductions (by George Hall) and listings: Aix-en-Provence (62), Aldeburgh (43), Amsterdam (63), Aspen (64), Avenches (64), Les Azuriales (66), Baden-Baden (66), Bad Ischl (67), Bad Wildbad (67), Bampton (44), Bard (69), Baugé (70), Bayreuth (70), Beaune (71), Belle-Ile en Mer (72), Bergen (73), Boston (74), Bregenz (74), Brighton (44), Bucharest (75), Buxton (45 & 46), Caramoor (76), Castleton (76), Central City (77), Charleston (78), Chautauqua (79), Cheltenham (46), Cincinnati (79), Crested Butte (81), Dalhalla (81), Dartington (48), Dorset (48), Dresden (82), Drottningholm (83), Edinburgh (49), Erfurt (83), Erl (84), Eutin (84), Florence (85), Fort Worth (86), Garmisch (87), Garsington (50), Glimmerglass (87), Glyndebourne (51), Göttingen (88), Gotha (89), Grafenegg (89), Granada (90), Grange Park (52), Graz (90), Green Mountain (91), Gut Immling (92), Halle (92), Hedeland (94), Heidenheim (94), Holland Park (53), Iford (54), Innsbruck (95), Jesi (96), Konstanz (96), Lebanon, NH (97), Longborough (56), Lucerne (97), Ludwigsburg (98), Macerata (99), Martina Franca (100), Mauritius (100), Miskolc (101), Montpellier (101), Mörbisch (102), Munich (102), Orange (104), Parma (105), Pesaro (105), Potsdam (106), Prague (107), Ravenna (108), Ravinia (108), Rheinsberg (109), Riga (110), Rotterdam (111), Ryedale (57), St Louis (112), Salisbury (58), Salzburg Whitsun (112), Salzburg (113), San Francisco (115), St Margarethen (116), Santa Fe (116), Saratoga Springs (118), Savonlinna (118), Schwetzingen (119), Skäret (120), Spitalfields (58), Stanley Hall (60), Tanglewood (120), Torre del Lago (122), Utah (122), Vadstena (123), Valencia (123), Verbier (124), Verona (124), Vienna (125), Warsaw (126), Wels (126), West Green House (60), Wexford (127), Woodhouse (61), Wooster (127), Zurich (127)

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