• Details

    Our series of Insider talks gives you a behind the-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