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Prospect's panel discussion at Glyndebourne

By Prospect Team  

Kamila Shamsie and Philip Hensher on the panel at Prospect's event. © Sam Stephenson

On Thursday 16th July, Prospect hosted a panel discussion at Glyndebourne Festival Opera ahead of a performance of Mozart’s opera Die Entführung aus dem Serial (The Abduction from the Seraglio). Mozart’s comic work, first staged in Vienna in 1782, is set in the palace of a Turkish Pasha where three Europeans are held against their will. The lively hour-long discussion, entitled “Putting…

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