Our series of Insider talks gives you a behindthe-scenes glimpse in to the workings of our international opera house.
Each talk will explore a different aspect of staging an opera, referencing that evening’s performance.
Talks last 45 minutes, cost £9 and end 30 minutes before the start of each performance.
Dates and times
Der Rosenkavalier: Costumes and props
Thursday 24 May, 2.15pm – 3.00pm
Madama Butterfly: Staging Glyndebourne’s first Butterfly
Sunday 3 June, 3.30pm – 4.15pm
Giulio Cesare: Inside an orchestra with the OAE
Sunday 15 July, 1.45pm – 2.30pm
Pelléas et Mélisande: Casting and rehearsing an opera
Sunday 29 July, 2.45pm – 3.30pm
Saul: Wigs and make-up
Wednesday 8 August, 3.30pm to 4.15pm
Vanessa: Exploring an operatic thriller
Friday 17 August, 4.00pm – 4.45pm
How to book Insider talks
Insider talks are exclusive to ticket holders for that day’s main stage performance.
Places can be booked online when you book your ticket for that day’s opera performance or by telephone +44 (0)1273 815 000 from:
Members Monday 19 February
Associate Members Tuesday 20 February
Public Sunday 4 March
Photo: Graham Carlow