Performing Verdi’s Falstaff on period instruments

Sir Mark Elder and musicians from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment explain how their new Glyndebourne production of Verdi's Falstaff, performed on period instruments brings new life and meaning to the much-loved piece. As well as hearing from the players (including Jim Anderson who plays the cimbasso – a brass instrument designed by Verdi himself), baritone Laurent Naouri who plays Falstaff explains how singing with a period orchestra subtly enhances vocal performance.

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Interviewed GuestSir Mark Elder

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