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Festival 2021 update

We’re pleased to announce that Festival 2021 will run from 20 May until 29 August, with some small changes to our previously published plans.

We’re pleased to announce that Festival 2021 will run from 20 May until 29 August, with some small changes to our previously published plans.

New productions of Janáček’s Kát’a Kabanová, Rossini’s Il turco in Italia and Verdi’s Luisa Miller will appear alongside revivals of our much-loved Così fan tutte and, in a semi-staged concert version, Wagner’s epic Tristan und Isolde. Unfortunately we’re unable to perform Die Zauberflöte as hoped but are delighted that our resident orchestras, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, will instead take centre stage in a series of specially curated concerts.

Safety remains our highest priority. The auditorium will be physically distanced and, together with a reduction in the number of performances, this means that there are fewer seats available this year. As always our Members will have first access to tickets before any remaining seats go on general sale in April. We’ll share more information about public booking in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please read our detailed Q&A for more information on what to expect this summer.

Festival 2021 booking dates

Glyndebourne Festival Society Members: Sunday 14 March at 10.00am

Associate Members: Sunday 28 March at 10.00am

Fortissimo Members: Wednesday 31 March at 10.00am.

All remaining tickets will go on sale to the public in April.

Find out more

Festival 2021

Explore the operas and concerts coming to the Glyndebourne stage this summer

Festival schedule

Find dates and prices for this summer’s performances

Your questions answered

Find out what to expect this summer in this detailed Q&A

Glyndebourne continues to face the devastating impact from the loss of revenue due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Please consider a donation to our COVID-19 Emergency Appeal.


Images © Tom Hammick. All rights reserved, DACS 2021

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