Education at Glyndebourne

Ever dreamed of taking part in an opera? What if you could work with the world’s best?

Find out how you can take part in our opera projects and get involved either on stage or behind the scenes.

At Glyndebourne we believe in supporting and nurturing talented young singers and anyone interested in learning more about how an opera house works.

We also know you never stop learning and our education work is not just for school children. We hope that our audiences will learn more about opera via our opera guides including Don Pasquale and La traviata which both featured in this year’s Festival,

Upcoming projects

Performances for Schools

Full-length and fully-staged operas in our world-famous auditorium performed for an audience of students with a special introduction on stage – find out more about our Performances for Schools on Tour.

Glyndebourne Academy

An operatic development project that aims to support gifted and talented young singers – the final workshops for 2017 participants will take place in November, culminating in a shared performance at Glyndebourne.


This newly commissioned opera featuring Glyndebourne Youth Opera by Lewis Murphy (Glyndebourne’s Young Composer-in-Residence) with a libretto by young up-and-coming writer Laura Attridge premiered on the Glyndebourne main stage in November 2017. Find our what our audiences thought about this production here.

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Take part

Find out how you can get involved with Glyndebourne education projects, with opportunities for local young people, adults, schools, and more. These include Glyndebourne Youth Opera, Performances for Schools, Glyndebourne Academy, and Raise Your Voice.

Learn more

Discover opera through our interactive guides and digital resources.

About Glyndebourne education

Read about and explore the history of our education work, including a timeline of our work, details about our past projects, and participant case studies.