Glyndebourne is committed to presenting opera of the highest quality. Browse our library of production photography from the Festival and Tour for a flavour of the productions we stage.

On the menu at Festival 2017

A gallery of photos showing the sumptuous dishes available from Leith's at Glyndebourne during Festival 2017.

Hamlet - Festival 2017

Images from the Festival 2017 production of Hamlet. Photography by Richard Hubert Smith


A Garden Dream

Images from the Glyndebourne Youth Opera's 2016 production of A Garden Dream

Nothing stage rehearsals

Images from stage rehearsals for Nothing, a new opera by composer David Bruce and librettist Glyn Maxwell, featuring a chorus of young singers from Glyndebourne Youth Opera and talented young instrumentalists playing alongside Southbank Sinfonia.

2016 Preview

Browse our gallery and discover the exciting offerings on stage at Glyndebourne this year.

Nothing company day

On Saturday 5 December the chorus and orchestra of Glyndebourne's new youth opera Nothing met at Glyndebourne for the first time. Photographer: Sam Stephenson.

Tour 2015 preview

A gallery of images giving a glimpse of what to expect on stage at Glyndebourne Tour 2015

Saul rehearsals - Festival 2015

Photography from the rehearsal room for the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival production of Saul. Photographer: Richard Hubert Smith

The Rape of Lucretia rehearsals

Photography from the rehearsal room for the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival production of The Rape of Lucretia. Photographer: James Bellorini

Poliuto - Festival 15

The Glyndebourne premiere of Poliuto at Festival 2015 also marks the opera’s UK professional premiere.

Poliuto rehearsals

Photography from the rehearsal room for the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival production of Poliuto. Photographer: Richard Hubert Smith

Festival 2015 preview

Take a glimpse at what to expect in Festival 2015 in this selection of stunning images.

La traviata - Festival 2014

Directed by Tom Cairns with designs by Hildegard Bechtler, this production debuted at the 2014 Glyndebourne Festival.

Der Rosenkavalier - Festival 2014

Richard Jones directed Glyndebourne's first production of Der Rosenkavalier in over thirty years for the 2014 Glyndebourne Festival.

The Rape of Lucretia - Tour 2013

The Rape of Lucretia had it's world premiere at Glyndebourne in 1946. In 2013 Fiona Shaw directed the first staging of the work at Glyndebourne since that premiere.

The Fairy Queen - Festival 2012

Glyndebourne's first production of The Fairy Queen was directed by Jonathan Kent with designs by Paul Brown. It debuted in 2009 and was revived in 2012.

Don Pasquale - Tour 2011

Mariame Clément's elegant productio of Don Pasquale, designed by Julia Hansen, first appeared on the 2011 Glyndebourne Tour.

La bohéme - Tour 2011

David McVicar's production of La bohéme has been revived a number of times since it was first staged in 2000.

Rinaldo - Festival 2011

Glyndebourne's first production of Rinaldo was directed by Robert Carsen in 2011 and sets the action in a British boarding school.

Billy Budd - Festival 2010

Glyndebourne's first production of Britten's Billy Budd in 2010 marked the operatic directing debut of Michael Grandage.

Rusalka -Festival 2009

Glyndebourne's first production of Rusalka was directed by Melly Still for the 2009 Festival.

The Yellow Sofa - 2009

The Yellow Sofa was a new commission for Glyndebourne composed by its then Composer in Residence, Julian Phillips.

Hänsel und Gretel - Festival 2008

Laurent Pelly's highly imaginative interpretation of Hansel und Gretel was the first production of the opera to be staged at Glyndebourne.

Giulio Cesare - Festival 2005

One of Glyndebourne's most popular recent productions, Giulio Cesare was directed by David McVicar and debuted in 2005.

Carmen - Festival 2004

The most performed opera in the world, this production of Carmen was directed by David McVicar for Glyndebourne Festival 2004.