Tour 2019 will see three operas on stage at Glyndebourne and at venues around the country.

Glyndebourne’s first production of Verdi’s Rigoletto opens Glyndebourne Tour 2019, along with revivals of Handel’s Rinaldo and Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore.

Tour Members have priority access to Tour tickets at Glyndebourne – help ensure the Tour continues for years to come by becoming a Tour Member. Booking opens for Tour Members on Tuesday 23 April 2019. Public booking for Tour performances at Glyndebourne opens on Monday 3 June 2019.

The Tour starts with performances at Glyndebourne before visiting Canterbury, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Woking and Norwich.

Glyndebourne Tour 2019: what’s on

Glyndebourne’s first ever production of Rigoletto, directed by Christiane Lutz.
18 performances from 11 October – 7 December 2019.

L’elisir d’amore
A revival of Annabel Arden’s Glyndebourne Tour 2007 production.
17 performances between 13 October – 5 December 2019.

A revival of Robert Carsen’s Glyndebourne Festival 2011 production.
8 performances between 26 October – 6 December 2019.

Important dates for Tour 2019

  • Tuesday 23 April 2019

    Ballot deadline for Tour Members (Glyndebourne performances only)

  • Monday 13 May 2019

    Group booking opens
    (Glyndebourne performances only)

  • Monday 3 June 2019

    Public booking opens
    (Glyndebourne performances only)

2019: other highlights


Spring of 2019 sees the world premiere of Agreed on Glyndebourne’s stage. Written by Howard Moody and directed by Simon Iorio it tells a story of love and divided lands, and will feature a professional cast and intergenerational chorus from the local area.

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Festival 2019

Filled with emotions, Festival 2019 is painted in bold musical colours, whether in the thrilling sonic spectacle of Berlioz’s La damnation de Faust or the sunny, heat-soaked comedy of Il barbiere di Siviglia. Meanwhile witches and wizards, sorceresses and fairy godmothers sprinkle magic through a season that gathers together some classic operatic fairy tales.

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