Subscribe to
Opera Today

Receive articles and news via RSS feeds or email subscription.







14 Mar 2006

Hip-hop meets Mozart

Glyndebourne is changing its image by offering a fresh take on 'Cosi fan tutte', mixing the opera with urban beats. Matilda Egere-Cooper chills with the cast

[Independent, 14 March 2006]

It's a common assumption that teenagers and classical music don't mix - but what if classical composers were given a remix? Glyndebourne Education, in a European co-production with Finnish National Opera, has made the bold move of celebrating Wolfgang Mozart's 250th birthday with a hip-hop-inspired adaptation of his opera Così fan tutte, dubbed School 4 Lovers - a Hip H'Opera.

Send to a friend

Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message.

Friend's Email Address: (required)

Your Email Address: (required)

Message (optional):