Education

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.


Upcoming events

Giufa Project


This summer Glyndebourne is working together with Opera Circus, Battle Festival and Crisis Classroom to create The Giufà Project and we would love you to be part of it. We are looking for all kinds of performers, writers, musicians, dancers, singers and artists. We will be taking over the town of Battle for ten days in August and filling it with exciting collaborative artworks and performances. During this time we will be in residence at Battle Abbey School with an international team of artists and participants from across Europe creating and sharing art with the local community.

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Balancing the Score


Balancing the Score: supporting female composers is a new development scheme exclusively for female composers. It will offer up to four women the chance to spend two years immersed in life at Glyndebourne, attending rehearsals and meeting professional opera makers and performers. Participants will be introduced to commissioning opportunities at Glyndebourne and development opportunities with high profile partners such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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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.