14th July 2011
Stephen Costello has withdrawn from the remaining performances of Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore owing to tonsillitis. The role will now be sung by Leonardo Capalbo in his Glyndebourne debut. LEONARDO CAPALBO Tenor
1st July 2011
Glyndebourne announces the appointment of Robin Ticciati as Festival Music Director from January 2014. When Robin Ticciati takes up his new position in 2014 it will mark the 80th anniversary of the Festival and the 10th anniversary of Robin’s professional operatic debut, made at Glyndebourne in 2004.   
20th June 2011
Glyndebourne is delighted to hear that Andrei Bondarenko won the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize at the ceremony last night. The 23 year-old will make his Glyndebourne debut on this year’s Tour as Maltesta in the new production of Don Pasquale - tickets for which are now on sale.
16th June 2011
This summer, young people from Brighton will perform a new piece of musical theatre based on Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. A Glyndebourne Education project in association with Brighton Dome, local youth charity AudioActive and the Brighton Youth Offending Service, Johnny Boy will be staged at the Pavilion Theatre on Sunday 10 July.
13th June 2011
Owing to an unfortunate injury to her knee, Sandrine Piau is unable to rehearse the role of Almirena in the new production of Rinaldo. The role will performed by Anett Fritsch, except for the performance on 9th July which will be sung by Miriam Khalil.  Glyndebourne wishes Ms Piau a speedy recovery. Anett Fritsch Soprano Almirena/Rinaldo Glyndebourne debut 
16th May 2011
Glyndebourne announces new partnerships with the Guardian, Science Museum and Picturehouse to increase access to its work, reaching a potential audience of millions This summer, Glyndebourne will further develop its digital programme, breaking new ground in the transmission of opera both online and in cinemas and offering increased access to its work to new audiences worldwide. David Pickard, General Director of Glyndebourne said:
11th May 2011
Kate Royal has withdrawn from the role of The Governess in the Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2011 production of Britten’s The Turn of the Screw as she is expecting a baby. We are pleased to announce that Miah Persson will sing The Governess.   Miah Persson Soprano Previously for Glyndebourne: Fiordiligi/Così fan tutte, Anne Trulove/The Rake’s Progress (GFO).
26th April 2011
Glyndebourne is giving audiences another chance to see the acclaimed community production of Knight Crew, to celebrate European Opera Days. From Saturday 7 May until the end of the month, the full opera will be streamed online in partnership with Plushmusic. Find links to the streaming on the Glyndebourne website www.glyndebourne.com from 7 May. Glyndebourne’s digital celebration of European Opera Days 2011 rings true to the theme of this year’s event, which focuses on opera for young audiences.
11th April 2011
This year’s RPS Music Award for Education nominees include Glyndebourne’s Knight Crew, which placed young people and the community centre stage in four performances of a new commission from Glyndebourne’s first composer-in-residence, Julian Philips (and featured in a BBC documentary). 
1st April 2011
It is with great sadness that Glyndebourne has learnt of the death of opera singer Robert Tear at the age of 72. The Welsh tenor sang at Glyndebourne on a number of occasions, making an unforgettable debut as Aschenbach in the 1989 Glyndebourne On Tour production of Death in Venice. He repeated the role in the 1992 Festival. The Sunday Times described it as ‘a splendid performance’, while The Independent noted: ‘at its centre is Robert Tear’s Aschenbach, his experience and artistry evident in every thoughtful inflection.’

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