Join us this summer for Festival 2017 and experience the world premiere of a Glyndebourne commission, two brand new productions and the welcome return of three Glyndebourne classics.

Tickets go on public sale online at 6.00pm on Sunday 5 March.


2017: other highlights

Tour 2017

  • Brett Dean’s new Hamlet transfers from Festival 2017
  • Annabel Arden’s 2016 production of Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia
  • Nicholas Hytner’s popular 2006 production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte


In autumn 2017, after three weeks of performances at Glyndebourne, the Tour will visit Canterbury, Norwich, Milton Keynes, Woking and Plymouth.


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Education work

We continue to celebrate over 30 years of education work in 2017, with a programme to support and nurture talented young singers and anyone interested in learning more about opera.

Highlights include:

  • Glyndebourne Academy, a talent development project for young singers
  • A major singing project with SoundCity involving secondary schools from across Brighton and Hove
  • Tour 2017 Performances for Schools offering schools subsidised tickets to see a full-length, fully staged opera
  • Glyndebourne’s Young Composer-in-Residence, Lewis Murphy, will premiere his first main-stage youth opera performed by members of Glyndebourne Youth Opera aged 9-19

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Our generous supporters

Hipermestra is supported by Carol and Paul Collins through Glyndebourne Association America Inc.

La traviata is supported by a Syndicate of Individuals.

Hamlet is supported by The Monument Trust.

World premiere supported by a Syndicate of Individuals

Ariadne auf Naxos is supported by Hamish and Sophie Forsyth.

La clemenza di Tito is supported by a Syndicate of Individuals.

Don Pasquale is supported by the Dunard Fund.

If you’re passionate about opera and would like to support the work we do, you can read more about opportunities to help develop young talent and bring new works to the stage here:

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​​Photo by Luke Jones / CC BY

Past events in this season