Mendes to make opera debut at Glyndebourne

mendes.pngCharlotte Higgins [The Guardian, 6 December 2007]
It is a move that will take him from the hustle of Hollywood to the leafy lanes of East Sussex, from Tinseltown to the rarefied environs of Glyndebourne. Sam Mendes, director of American Beauty and Road to Perdition, is to try his hand at directing opera.