22nd August 2014
The first professionally staged UK performance of Donizetti’s Poliuto is to open Glyndebourne Festival 2015, an event that will see 15 Glyndebourne debuts and 23 role debuts. The Festival 2015 repertoire spans 300 years and will include Glyndebourne’s first staging of Handel’s Saul. The full season line-up was announced today following the last performance of the 2014 Festival, a season which saw the following successes:
19th August 2014
Nine thousand children will have the chance to experience the exhilaration of watching fully-staged opera this autumn thanks to Performances for Schools on the 2014 Glyndebourne Tour. Glyndebourne Performances for Schools offer priority booking and reduced price tickets to schools to take their students to see an opera, often for the first time.  Since the initiative began in 2006, over 30,000 children have been able to experience top quality, live opera in their home towns.
6th August 2014
Two Glyndebourne recordings are among six opera recordings shortlisted in the 2014 Gramophone Awards.
24th July 2014
Glyndebourne Tour is to honour the artistic vision of its founder Sir George Christie by taking three world-class productions, two fresh from premieres at Glyndebourne Festival, on the road this autumn. Sir George, who died in May, established the Tour in 1968 driven by an ambition to bring the highest quality opera to as many people as possible and nurture talented singers from across the world at the start of their careers.
16th July 2014
Glyndebourne has retained the 3* Industry Green rating it was awarded last  year by independent environmental organisation Julie’s Bicycle in recognition of the organisation’s on-going commitment to addressing its environmental impact.  This rating is currently held by just three other arts venues and five outdoor festivals.
16th June 2014
It is with great sadness that we report the death of our dear friend and supporter Christine Collins. Throughout her life, Christine has been a champion and major benefactor of the arts. At Glyndebourne she was committed to supporting young people and their artistic journey. Christine supported the chorus scheme, as well as the successful pilot of the Glyndebourne Academy which assists young people who have barriers to receiving musical training. In 2014 she had given her support to the Understudies for La Finta Giardiniera. 
14th May 2014
Glyndebourne’s 2013 community opera, Imago, has won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music Award, it was announced last night (13 May). Imago won the Learning and Participation award which is presented to a project which inspired participation in music-making and created high quality musical experience and understanding. 
15th April 2014
Glyndebourne’s 2013 community opera, Imago, has been nominated for a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music Award. Imago, composed by Orlando Gough with a libretto by Stephen Plaice, is nominated in the Learning and Participation category for a project which inspired participation in music-making and created high quality musical experience and understanding. 
9th April 2014
Newly released figures show that the Glyndebourne wind turbine has exceeded its target in its second year of operation. In the 12 months to January 2014, the turbine generated enough energy to cover 102% of the organisation’s electricity needs, surpassing the projected target of 90%. Any power that isn’t used by Glyndebourne is exported to the local grid to provide a source of renewable energy for the community.
17th March 2014
Glyndebourne has launched a national art competition inviting talented and aspiring young artists to design the cover of its 2014 Tour Programme. The winning artist will see their artwork grace the cover of 10,000 copies of the Glyndebourne Tour Programme and be commercially exhibited at Glyndebourne and participating galleries this autumn.  

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