17th October 2012
Last chance to make your mark on Glyndebourne’s stage Imago is Glyndebourne’s latest community opera and the hunt is now on for a host of talented local people to join the cast. Glyndebourne is searching for 16 – 25 year olds to audition for Imago on Tuesday 23 October.
21st September 2012
Open auditions to recruit 90 people across Sussex to appear on the main stage at Glyndebourne opera house start next Saturday (29 September). In March 2013 Glyndebourne will stage the world premiere of Imago, its latest large-scale community opera, and the hunt is now on for a host of talented local people to join the cast.
17th September 2012
Glyndebourne want males aged 16-25 years old to Man up! and join our exciting new community opera. Do you fit the criteria, or know someone that does? In March 2013 Glyndebourne is staging Imago, its next large scale community opera and the hunt is now on for a host of talented young men to join the cast. We’ll be running a pre-audition Man up! Workshop (for men only) which will take place on Saturday 22 September 2012 at The Birley Centre, Eastbourne College 10am -1pm.
2nd July 2012
An exciting new production, created by 30 young people from Brighton and Hove, premieres at Preston Park’s Velodrome on July 14th as part of the city’s Olympic Torch Relay celebrations. Vixen is the culmination of an ambitious youth project led by Glyndebourne in partnership with Central United Reformed Church Hove, the Brighton and Hove Youth Arts Project and the Youth Offending Service. The project is free to attend and open to everyone to enjoy.
21st February 2012
A major new production staged at Glyndebourne and performed by artists with learning disabilities will premiere on Glyndebourne’s main stage on 1st April 2012.
22nd November 2011
‘Gareth Malone Goes to Glyndebourne’ wins the 2011 International Emmy Award for Best Arts Programme. Congratulations go to Twenty Twenty Television, the BBC, Gareth Malone and, of course, all the wonderful cast and musicians who took part in Knight Crew, Glyndebourne’s largest outreach project yet, which culminated in three performances from 4 - 6 March 2010. Gareth’s journey, from auditioning the young chorus through to the final performances at Glyndebourne, was filmed by the BBC as a three-part documentary, which was first broadcast on BBC2 in June 2010.
27th September 2011
Glyndebourne has announced the appointment of UK-based composer Luke Styles as its new Young Composer in Residence. Styles, aged 28, has been selected from 68 applicants and a strong final shortlist of seven candidates. He takes up the appointment in September 2011 for two years, with an option for a third year.
13th April 2011
Following the success of Knight Crew in 2010, we have now commissioned Orlando Gough (composer), Stephen Plaice (librettist) and Susannah Waters (director) to devise and create our next large-scale community opera, Imago, an opera which explores ageing in a digital world. Imago will have its world premiere at Glyndebourne in March 2013, and will include up to 70 people aged 9-90 from our local community.
23rd March 2010
Opera houses across the country open their doors for a weekend of events to celebrate European Opera Days UK opera companies are joining forces with 100 opera houses in 22 countries to present a weekend of activities to celebrate European Opera Days. Taking place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th May 2010, European Opera Days is coordinated by Opera Europa, the European organisation for professional opera companies and festivals, and RESEO, the European Network for Opera and Dance Education.
8th November 2009
Knight Crew is the latest initiative from Glyndebourne Education placing youth and the community centre stage in a new commission from Glyndebourne’s first composer-in-residence Julian Philips. With Gareth Malone joining the production team at Glyndebourne to take on the role of chorus master on his first opera, BBC Two’s Gareth goes to Glyndebourne will follow the project from its early stages through to the March performances.

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