Join us to celebrate 50 years of the Glyndebourne Tour – world-class opera at affordable prices and a platform for the next generation of opera stars, on stage and behind the scenes.

Following three weeks of performances at Glyndebourne, Tour 2018 will visit Milton Keynes, Canterbury, Norwich and Woking.

Our Tour Members have priority access to tickets at Glyndebourne; help ensure the Tour continues for years to come by joining the family.

Glyndebourne Tour 2018: what’s on

Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Following her critically acclaimed production of Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia in Tour 2013, Fiona Shaw returns to direct Massenet’s take on this fairytale classic.

La traviata
Tom Cairns’s timeless production of one of the most popular operas of all time, first seen in Festival 2014 – ‘Glyndebourne’s impeccable Traviata is a palpable hit’ The Observer.

La traviata: Behind the Curtain
Following the success of Don Giovanni: Behind the Curtain in Tour 2016, Glyndebourne presents another glimpse under the surface, this time into the world of Verdi’s La traviata.

Important dates for Tour 2018

  • Monday 23 April 2018

    Ballot deadline for Tour Members (Glyndebourne performances only)

  • Monday 14 May 2018

    Group booking opens
    (Glyndebourne performances only)

  • Monday 4 June 2018

    Public booking opens
    (Glyndebourne performances only)

  • 12 October – 3 November 2018

    Performances at Glyndebourne

  • 6 – 10 November 2018

    Tour visits Canterbury – Tickets on sale now

  • 13 – 17 November 2018

    Tour visits Norwich

  • 20 – 24 November 2018

    Tour visits Woking

  • 27 November – 1 December 2018

    Tour visits Milton Keynes – Tickets on sale now

2018: other highlights

The Glyndebourne Opera Cup – the international competition for opera singers

This March, join us in our discovery of the very best emerging artists from around the world.

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Festival 2018

From rare gems to Glyndebourne classics, Festival 2018 promises to be a vocal and visual feast – the very best in world-class opera.

Puccini Madama Butterfly
Strauss Der Rosenkavalier
Handel Giulio Cesare
Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande
Handel Saul
Barber Vanessa

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