Glyndebourne Releases ‘Alcina’ on Digital Platform

By David Salazar

Glyndebourne has released its recent production of Händel’s “Alcina” on its streaming platform Glyndebourne Encore.

“Alcina” stars soprano Jane Archibald stars in the title role, with Soraya Mafi as Morgana and Samantha Hankey as Ruggerio. Jonathan Cohen conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

“Alcina” was directed by Francesco Micheli.

The company also unveiled that its other productions would be released on the platform. “The Wreckers” was made available on August 1, 2022 while the Poulenc Double Bill will start streaming this October. “La Bohème” will join the digital slate strategy this November.

The Glyndebourne Encore platform currently features a wide selection of past productions including “Béatrice et Bénédict,” “Billy Budd,” “Don Giovanni,” “Così fan tutte,” “”L’Elisir d’Amore,” “Poliuto,” “Rinaldo,” “Rusalka,” “The Fairy Queen,” “Saul,” “The Rake’s Progress,” and “Vanessa,” among many others.