Glyndebourne Archive to exhibit photographic works by pioneering female photographer Ilse Bing

The Glyndebourne Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of its world-renowned opera house. During the 2021 Glyndebourne Festival the archive will be exhibiting a…

Kát’a Kabanová at Glyndebourne: a caged bird sings

“I’d go out into the garden early in the morning, just as the sun was rising, I’d fall to my knees and pray and weep, and I wouldn’t know what…

Free opera broadcasts from Glyndebourne return this summer

Glyndebourne Open House returns this summer with a series of free online streams of some of Glyndebourne’s best-loved productions. Glyndebourne Open House first launched in May 2020 as a virtual…

Sky Arts to broadcast new documentary following Glyndebourne’s battle to ensure that the show could go on

A new documentary going behind-the-scenes of an extraordinary summer at Glyndebourne will be free for everyone to watch on Sky Arts on Sunday 20 December 2020. Glyndebourne: No Ordinary Summer tells the…

Il barbiere di Siviglia at Glyndebourne

Director Annabel Arden believes that Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia is ‘all about playfulness, theatricality, light and movement’. It’s certainly ‘about’ those things and they are, as Arden suggests, ‘based…

Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie, Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne revitalizes Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie. Baroque tastes were extravagant. Louis XIV, Le Roi Soleil, and his successor Louis XV, epitomized the aesthetic: audacity, not gentility, vigour, not timidity.

Glyndebourne: Ariadne auf Naxos

Utterly mad but absolutely right — Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos started the Glyndebourne 2013 season with an explosion. Strauss could hardly have made his intentions more clear. Ariadne auf…

Exciting Glyndebourne 2013 season

Exciting developments at Glyndebourne ! Many new initiatives which could transform Glyndebourne from a summer festival to a truly international, year-round opera experience.

Marriage of Figaro at the BBC Proms

Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s visit to the Proms has become a much anticipated annual event. This year on 28 August, they brought Michael Grandage’s new production of Mozart’s The Marriage of…

Glyndebourne : Ravel Double Bill L’enfant et les sortilËges, L’heure espagnole

Surrealist fantasy with wit and style! L’heure espagnole and L’enfant et les sortilËges, the Ravel Double Bill at Glyndebourne, mixes charm, intelligence and nightmare.