20th October 2014
Captain Blood’s Revenge: A Pirate Opera, a studio opera for children aged 7 – 10 commissioned by Glyndebourne, has been nominated in the Stage Works category of the 2014 British Composer Awards. It is the second consecutive year that a Glyndebourne commission has been a finalist in this category following last year’s nomination for its 2013 community opera, Imago.
7th October 2014
Fifty-seven members of Glyndebourne Youth Opera (GYO) will perform in the world premiere of a new science fiction opera on the main stage at Glyndebourne this November.
3rd October 2014
Families and culture lovers are being invited to take a peek behind-the-scenes at Glyndebourne for an activity-packed open-morning on Saturday, 11 October.
1st October 2014
A new musical show for schools and families gives five performances at the Brighton Dome next week as part of the 2014 Glyndebourne Tour. Songs About Us was devised and directed by Dominic Harlan, a pianist, performer, and composer who specialises in introducing children to opera and music-theatre and regularly devises projects for leading UK arts institutions including Glyndebourne, Wigmore Hall and Opera North.
24th September 2014
Glyndebourne has announced the winners of its 2014 Tour Art Competition, unveiling three, contemporary female artists of the future. Securing first place is Febby Mpundu, a 20 year old Zambian born artist studying Fine Arts at Oxford Brookes University. Febby impressed the judges with the moody fluidity of the photographic image she created, taking inspiration from La Traviata’s tragic heroine Violetta. 
18th September 2014
Glyndebourne has been presented with the prestigious award for Opera Recording of the Year at the 2014 Gramophone Classical Music Awards.
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.

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