Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1959

Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1959
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Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1959Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1959Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1959

Cover artwork by Oliver Messel.

Glynebourne Publications. London. 1959. Paperback, 4to; illustrated wrappers with French flaps, varied paper stock. 124 pages. Illustrated in colour and b&w. English. 310 x 245mm. 0.5kg. . Very good; light shelf wear to wrappers, some creasing to wrappers where edges extend over text block, light ruffling to spine ends.

A 1959 Glyndebourne programme celebrating 25 years of the opera venue, with a cover design by Oliver Messel. Messel designed the set and costumes for the season's productions of Das Rosenkavalier, Idomeneo, La Cenerentola, and Le Nozze di Figaro. Other operas staged in 1959 were Cosi Fan Tutte and Fidelio. The programme includes articles, synopses and contemporary adverts.