This page features an ‘at a glance’ list of performance dates along with interval times plus recommended train and coach times for the Festival.

Festival 2018 schedule Tour 2018 schedule Calendar

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Festival 2018

You can also download a copy of the schedule for Festival 2018.

  • + May
      Gardens Performance Transport
      Opera Date Open Start Short interval *Long interval Finish Train departs Victoria Post opera coach
      Madama Butterfly Saturday 19 May   3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.47 9.25
      Der Rosenkavalier Sunday 20 May   1.00 3.20 4.40 5.55 8.25 11.46 8.55
      Madama Butterfly Wednesday 23 May 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Der Rosenkavalier Thursday 24 May   2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Saturday 26 May 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Der Rosenkavalier Sunday 27 May   1.00 3.20 4.40 5.55 8.25 11.46 8.55
      Der Rosenkavalier Wednesday 30 May 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Thursday 31 May 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
  • + June
      Gardens Performance Transport
      Opera Date Open Start Short interval *Long interval Finish Train departs Victoria Post opera coach
      Der Rosenkavalier Saturday 2 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Sunday 3 June   2.00 4.35 5.35 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Madama Butterfly Wednesday 6 June 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Der Rosenkavalier Friday 8 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Saturday 9 June 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Giulio Cesare Sunday 10 June   1.00 2.45 4.20 5.45 8.25 11.46 8.55
      Der Rosenkavalier Tuesday 12 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Thursday 14 June 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Giulio Cesare Friday 15 June 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Der Rosenkavalier Saturday 16 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Sunday 17 June 2.00 4.35 5.35 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Der Rosenkavalier Tuesday 19 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Giulio Cesare Wednesday 20 June 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Thursday 21 June 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Der Rosenkavalier Friday 22 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Giulio Cesare Saturday 23 June 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Sunday 24 June 2.00 4.35 5.35 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Der Rosenkavalier Tuesday 26 June 2.00 4.35 5.55 7.10 9.40 12.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Thursday 28 June 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Giulio Cesare Friday 29 June 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Pelléas et Mélisande Saturday 30 June   3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
  • + July

      Gardens Performance Transport
      Opera Date Open Start Short interval *Long interval Finish Train departs Victoria Post opera coach
      Madama Butterfly Sunday 1 July 2.00 4.35 5.35 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Pelléas et Mélisande Wednesday 4 July 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Thursday 5 July 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Giulio Cesare Friday 6 July 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Pelléas et Mélisande Saturday 7 July 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Sunday 8 July 2.00 4.35 5.35 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Giulio Cesare Tuesday 10 July   <30 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Pelléas et Mélisande Wednesday 11 July 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Madama Butterfly Thursday 12 July 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Giulio Cesare Friday 13 July 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Giulio Cesare Sunday 15 July   1.00 2.45 4.20 4.45 8.25 11.46 8.55
      Madama Butterfly Wednesday 18 July 3.00 5.10 6.10 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Thursday 19 July   2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Giulio Cesare Friday 20 July 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Pelléas et Mélisande Saturday 21 July 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Saul Sunday 22 July 2.00 4.00 5.50 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Pelléas et Mélisande Monday 23 July 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Giulio Cesare Tuesday 24 July 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Pelléas et Mélisande Thursday 26 July <30 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Saul Friday 27 July 3.00 5.20 7.10 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Giulio Cesare Saturday 28 July 2.00 4.05 5.40 7.05 9.45 12.46 10.15
      Pelléas et Mélisande Sunday 29 July 2.00 3.45 5.45 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Saul Monday 30 July 3.00 5.20 7.10 9.45 1.47 10.15
  • + August
      Gardens Performance Transport
      Opera Date Open Start Short interval *Long interval Finish Train departs Victoria Post opera coach
      Pelléas et Mélisande Wednesday 1 August <30 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Saul Friday 3 August 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Pelléas et Mélisande Saturday 4 August 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Vanessa Sunday 5 August 2.00 4.45 5.45 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Pelléas et Mélisande Monday 6 August <30 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Vanessa Tuesday 7 August 3.00 5.20 6.20 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Wednesday 8 August 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Pelléas et Mélisande Thursday 9 August 3.00 5.05 7.05 9.45 1.46 10.15
      Vanessa Friday 10 August 3.00 5.20 6.20 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Saturday 11 August 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Sunday 12 August 2.00 4.45 5.45 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Saul Monday 13 August <30 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Tuesday 14 August <30 3.00 5.20 6.20 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Thursday 16 August 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Friday 17 August 3.00 5.20 6.20 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Saturday 18 August 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Sunday 19 August 2.00 4.45 5.45 8.25 12.46 8.55
      Saul Tuesday 21 August <30 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Wednesday 22 August <30 3.00 5.20 6.20 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Thursday 23 August <30 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Friday 24 August <30 3.00 5.20 6.20 9.00 1.46 9.25
      Saul Saturday 25 August 2.00 4.35 6.25 9.00 12.46 9.25
      Vanessa Sunday 26 August 2.00 4.45 5.45 8.25 12.46 8.55

Key
Opening night
Insider Talk
Study event
<30 Glyndebourne Under 30s performance
Early Start
Dining and ticket option available

*Long dining interval
Our long dining interval lasts for 90 minutes


Tour 2018

Following three weeks of performances at Glyndebourne, Tour 2018 will visit Canterbury, Norwich and Woking and Milton Keynes.