24th September 2008
This autumn, Glyndebourne on Tour will give performances of The Magic Flute, Hänsel und Gretel and Carmen especially for schools and colleges. This education initiative gives 3,500 students from across the south east and further afield the opportunity to enjoy professional opera. Glyndebourne is the only opera company outside of London to present fully-staged opera performances exclusively for young people.  "...The most imaginative opera-education department in the country."
11th July 2008
David Pickard General Director Glyndebourne Productions Ltd said:
2nd June 2008
To mark its 40th year, Glyndebourne presents three productions for its 2008 touring programme. Booking now open. Led by Music Director Robin Ticciati, who is fast establishing himself as an exciting conducting talent both here and abroad, Glyndebourne On Tour’s 2008 repertoire incorporates both new and familiar productions. Mozart’s The Magic Flute will be conducted by Douglas Boyd. Making his Glyndebourne debut with the Tour, he is already known to UK audiences through his performances with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Manchester Camerata.
8th January 2008
2008 promises to be another ambitious year for Glyndebourne 2008 promises to be another ambitious year for Glyndebourne with a huge variety of work taking place, not least three new productions in the Festival, of which one is a new work commissioned jointly by Glyndebourne and the BBC.  New media is also playing an expanding role in Glyndebourne’s future, with the first releases on a new CD label, new DVD recordings, and a growing network of distributors negotiating to screen Glyndebourne’s productions in cinemas. 
19th December 2007
Glyndebourne is offering local people the chance to go behind the scenes of an international opera house. Now in its second year, the Glyndebourne Open Day offers children and adults alike the chance to discover the secrets behind producing an opera. The action-packed event, which is completely free of charge, will run from 10.30am until 4.00pm on Saturday 15 March. For the first time, bookings will be taken online exclusively, via the Glyndebourne website.
6th December 2007
The 2008 Glyndebourne Festival promises to be an exciting season, which will build on the successes of 2007 when Festival Box Office closed at 97% capacity, 41,000 people attended Tour performances and Glyndebourne rapidly extended its new media plans to great effect. The pursuit of excellence is fundamental to Glyndebourne’s ethos and the 2008 season reflects this by fielding dynamic new creative teams and important debuts by both international and British performers and directors, while also welcoming back established artists and nurturing the talent of young singers.
21st November 2007
Glyndebourne is proud to announce the launch of its own independent CD label. The Glyndebourne Label will launch to coincide with the 2008 Festival and the recordings will come from Glyndebourne’s current and archive repertoire. The first releases will be the 2006 Festival production of Prokofiev’s Betrothal in a Monastery conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and the 1962 production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro conducted by Silvio Varviso.
27th August 2007
The 2008 Festival underlines Glyndebourne’s commitment to new opera with a major new commission from the Hungarian composer Peter Eötvös, together with new productions of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea and Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel. The 2008 season fields new creative teams and important debuts by both international and British performers while welcoming back established artists and nurturing the talent of young singers.
18th July 2007
PhotOperative is the latest project from Glyndebourne Education, in partnership with Photoworks, a visual arts organisation in Brighton. As part of this project, and together with the De la Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea, Glyndebourne and Photoworks have co-commissioned Auditorium, a film and sound installation, which brings together the creative talents of artist Sophy Rickett and composer Ed Hughes to develop a new piece of exciting visual art.
11th July 2007
Gus Christie Executive Chairman Glyndebourne Productions Ltd said:"We are delighted that Glyndebourne’s application to build a wind turbine, to supply the opera house with renewable energy and greatly reduce our carbon footprint, has been given the go-ahead by Lewes District Council. Climate change is one of the most important challenges facing our generation and it is imperative that we act now. We applaud Lewes District Council for their decision and would like to extend our thanks to all who have supported this project to date.

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