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Glyndebourne is your local, internationally renowned opera house.
 

Situated just outside of Lewes, it is not only famous for presenting opera of the highest quality at its summer Festival and during the autumn Glyndebourne Tour, but also provides many opportunities to take part in opera and discover the art form’s exceptional power from the inside. 

 

Take Part!

Throughout the year Glyndebourne runs education projects in partnership with the local community to inspire young people through opera. 

One of the easiest ways for young people to get involved is through Glyndebourne Youth Opera (GYO), which offers those living within 25 miles of Glyndebourne the chance to take part in opera workshops, audition for performance projects on the main stage at Glyndebourne and receive specialist coaching from Glyndebourne’s Vocal Talent Consultant, Mary King.

Here’s a short film about a recent performance project, featuring local young people talking about their GYO experience:

http://youtu.be/FiXZ0YntJ0o 

 

In April Glyndebourne  will be running GYO taster workshops for 14-19 year olds, and in June there will be a chance to audition for its  next main stage youth opera Nothing which will premiere at Glyndebourne in February 2016. All details will be available soon at www.glyndebourne.com/education  The work of GYO furthers Glyndebourne’s commitment to supporting talent, as demonstrated in this short film:

 

Experience Opera!

Every autumn local schools are invited to attend a Performance for Schools during the Glyndebourne Tour and experience the exhilaration of watching a live performance. Accompanying digital resources allow students and teachers to investigate the productions from every angle before arriving in the theatre, and provide inspiration for classroom activity. The next Performances for Schools will be in October 2015 – keep an eye on www.glyndebourne.com/schools for details of how to book. In the meantime you can explore last summer’s production of La finta giardiniera through the bespoke digital resource available at www.lafintaguide.com 

And this summer people of all ages can experience four Glyndebourne Festival 2015 operas for free when they are streamed online on the Glyndebourne and Daily Telegraph websites;  a great way to dip in to the fantastical stories we tell through opera.  Details can be found on the Telegraph website.

 

Learn More!

Visit: glyndebourne.com/education 

Email: education@glyndebourne.com

Call: 01273 815 023

 

Tycho's Dream ​

 

© Glyndebourne Productions Ltd. Photo: Sam Stephenson

 

 

 

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