12th September 2013
In one month’s time, Glyndebourne’s 45th annual Tour will launch. A culmination of around 550 hours rehearsal - with a cast including 23 soloists, 37 choristers, 119 musicians and 20 children - the Tour consists of three operas crafted to the highest production standards and showcases some of the most exciting new operatic talent around.
12th September 2013
Glyndebourne is competing to be crowned the first ever winner of the Most Welcoming Theatre Award in association with Classic FM. The award is part of the My Theatre Matters! campaign, which is run by Equity, Theatrical Management Association and The Stage, and seeks to galvanise public support for regional theatres following cuts in local government funding during 2013.
25th August 2013
Robin Ticciati will conduct his first Glyndebourne Festival as Music Director.  He is only the seventh conductor to hold the post in Glyndebourne’s 80- year history, following in the distinguished line of Fritz Busch, Vittorio Gui, John Pritchard, Bernard Haitink, Andrew Davis and Vladimir Jurowski.    
14th August 2013
The full back catalogue of Glyndebourne’s award-winning independent record label is now available for digital download for the very first time, exclusively on the iTunes Store. All eighteen Glyndebourne label releases are available by visiting www.iTunes.com/glyndebourne.
23rd July 2013
Glyndebourne has been awarded the Industry Green Mark (3 stars – the highest possible rating) by independent environmental organisation Julie’s Bicycle.
19th July 2013
The Glyndebourne label is releasing a live recording of its 2009 production of Tristan und Isolde, the first of two Wagner releases in 2013 to mark the composer’s bicentenary. The production, which was directed by Nikolaus Lehnhoff, debuted at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2003 and was the first Wagner opera ever to be staged at Glyndebourne. John Christie, Glyndebourne's founder, had always dreamed of staging Wagner and his dream was finally fulfilled with this acclaimed production which was revived in 2007 and 2009.
17th July 2013
Due to a large Music festival taking place in Lewes on Friday 19, Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July there will be alternative travel arrangements in place for ticket holders to Glyndebourne on these dates. Sussex Police have advised us to provide alternative travel due to the congestion expected in Lewes.
12th July 2013
Glyndebourne has increased the number of dedicated schools performances in its annual autumn tour to give over 9,500 students across the UK the chance to experience world class opera on their doorstep. Glyndebourne’s Performances for Schools initiative has been running for eight years and offers subsidised tickets to local schools to attend dedicated Glyndebourne Tour performances. Tickets start from as little as £3 and the performances are reinforced by online resources to support teaching in the classroom.
10th July 2013
Tour 2013 celebrates the birth of Benjamin Britten with a new production from Fiona Shaw and a dedicated week of events for families
8th May 2013
Throughout 2013 the Glyndebourne label celebrates the legacy of outgoing Music Director Vladimir Jurowski with the release of four of his finest Glyndebourne performances. The first of these is a recording of the 2007 Glyndebourne Festival production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola, first staged by Sir Peter Hall in 2005.

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