Alexander Chancellor

Winslow Hall shows you don’t need fancy sets to make opera enjoyable

In fact, it may be much better without them

A couple share a bottle of champagne at Glyndebourne. Can Christopher Gilmour's Winslow Hall become the fourth ‘G’ of England's country-house opera scene? Photo: Getty

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