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 CosÏ fan tutte, dubbed School 4 Lovers – a Hip H’Opera.