27th August 2014
The Glyndebourne DVD release of a double bill of Ravel operas directed by Laurent Pelly has been named Opera Recording of the Year in the 2014 Gramophone Awards. The two one-act operas, L’heure espagnole and L’enfant et les sortilèges, debuted at the 2012 Glyndebourne Festival and were described by The Stage as providing “an evening of genuine enchantment.” They were filmed that season and released on DVD in 2013.
27th August 2014
Glyndebourne, in association with its catering partner Leith’s, has been awarded Two Stars by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The SRA rating is awarded to venues with an ongoing commitment to sustainability and recognises establishments that source food more sustainably, manage resources efficiently and work more closely with their community.
26th August 2014
Soprano Louise Alder is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious John Christie Award, it was announced on Sunday (24 August) at the final performance of this year’s Glyndebourne Festival. The John Christie Award is an annual scholarship given to a promising young singer to fund private study and has been awarded since 1965 by the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
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. 

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