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“Glyndebourne is more than a night at the opera, it is music for the rest of your life� Jeanette Winterson

Join Associate Membership to secure priority booking for the Festival and be part of the future of Glyndebourne.


Become an Associate Member of the Festival Society For a one-off joining fee of £500, plus an annual subscription (currently £75), you can secure priority booking for the Festival (after the Festival Society Members’ ticket ballot) and a position on the waiting list for lifetime Membership of the Festival Society itself. Places are limited; join Associate Membership today and be part of the future of Glyndebourne. What do I receive as an Associate Member? Your Associate Membership entitles you to apply for up to 24 tickets for each Festival, spread across six productions*. In addition you will receive a personal Box Office service, regular newsletters, advanced information about the Glyndebourne Festival plus access to special offers and events.

The difference I can make Your Associate Membership fee contributes to the New Generation Programme (NGP). Every project and initiative supported by the NGP is dedicated to our long-term future, allowing Glyndebourne to invest in a sustainable programme of audience and artistic development. You will receive regular updates on the progress of the NGP as it develops.

For further information (including full terms and conditions) and to join Associate Membership online today, please visit:

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JOHN CHRISTIE AWARD 2010 Duncan Rock is the recipient of 2010’s John Christie Award. This award, generously supported by the Worshipful Company of Musicians and the Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Charitable Trust, assists in advancing the career of an outstanding young talent. Duncan performed as Mercury and Consul in our touring production of The Coronation of Poppea this autumn and in the 2010 Festival, his Glyndebourne debut, he sang the roles of Novice’s Friend in Billy Budd and the Keeper of the Madhouse in The Rake’s Progress.

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news WINTER 2010

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WESSEX AWARD 2010

If you would prefer to join by telephone please call +44(0)1273 815400 Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm

Congratulations to Nicola Hughes, the winner of this year’s Glyndebourne Wessex Association Award – an annual prize established in 1997 to support a promising member of the Glyndebourne Chorus in the pursuit of their career. In addition to performing in our chorus during recent Festivals, Nicola has already secured notable engagements as a soloist with recitals given at venues including St David’s Hall in Cardiff, Westminster Abbey and the Wigmore Hall. Audiences at Glyndebourne on Tour have seen Nicola sing principal roles in Jenu° fa, Hänsel und Gretel and, in 2010, as Damigella in The Coronation of Poppea.

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The Glyndebourne Shop

*Glyndebourne reserves the right to limit ticket allocations for certain productions when required.

Glyndebourne Direct’s new 2010 Winter Collection is now available, featuring great stocking fillers and unique handmade pieces.

With the Christmas holidays approaching, may we suggest a virtual visit to OPERA LAND – Glyndebourne’s exciting new website for children and young people. Opera Land uses a mixture of video, music and specially commissioned games to guide users through the key elements of opera before exploring in detail Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, getting to grips with the background, music, story and characters. Featuring original extracts from the DVDs of the Glyndebourne productions, Opera Land is a great way to enhance children’s experience of opera or to introduce them to the art form. We hope to increase the number of operas on offer through the website and would value your feedback to help shape the future of Opera Land. If you have any comments on this initial stage of development, please get in touch with Glyndebourne Education via education@glyndebourne.com We look forward to welcoming you to Opera Land soon!

Pack of 10 small cards or 6 large cards £5.95. Personalise them with your own details for a set up fee of just £10.

Wrap up with style in one of these sumptuous scarves. Available in blackcurrant or crimson red: £30.

Inspired by Glyndebourne’s gardens, a unique collection of hand-painted liquid silver jewellery; necklace £50.

Note next year’s Festival dates in your own leather Glyndebourne diary, £20.

Telephone +44(0)1273 815033 www.glyndebourne.com/shop Glyndebourne Productions Limited, Glyndebourne, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 5UU Tel +44 (0)1273 812321 Customer Service +44 (0)1273 815000 www.glyndebourne.com Registered No 358266 England registered as a Charity No 243877 Glyndebourne Arts Trust Registered No 533973 Charity No. 208743

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.............................................. The Opera Land website is sure to be an important tool in introducing future audiences to Glyndebourne and to opera. For more information on how the New Generation Programme is supporting other ways to do exactly that, please read on…


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