Remembering Lyndon Jenkins (1938-2014): A Leading Player on the Concert Scene

26/09/2014

 Remembering Lyndon Jenkins (1938-2014):  A Leading Player on the Concert Scene

Birmingham’s Symphony Hall opened in April 1991 and the following year Lyndon Jenkins joined the management team as Special Projects Manager. Although he retired from this position in 2004, he was retained until recently as Music Adviser. Read more

Essex Based Opera Group Brings Opera to Saffron Hall In Walden for the First Time

26/08/2014

 Saffron Walden in Essex is set to become a venue for full concert performances of the world’s greatest operas.

The principal objective of the company is to produce high quality concert performances of operas in Saffron Hall using professional artists strongly supported by professional and semi-professional musicians and an invitation chorus drawn from choral societies from London to Cambridge. Read more

Thespis: An Assessment of a Forgotten G & S Work

17/08/2014

  Talk on Thespis: Anthony Baker & Tim Henty, G&S Festival, The Crown Hotel, Harrogate ,12.8.2014 (RJW) Read more

Symposium Offers Insights into Sullivan and his Work

09/08/2014

Sullivan Spectacular: Harrogate G&S Festival, The Crown Hotel, Harrogate, 5.8.2014 (RJW)

Speakers:Dr. Ian Bradley, James Hendry, Jana Polianovskaia, Stephen Turnbull, Professor Robin Wilson, Martin Yates.

Photos:  Sullivan, the chorister

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The Venue for Harrogate’s G&S Festival

08/08/2014

 The Story of Harrogate’s Royal Hall, Malcolm Neesam, historian, The Crown Hotel, Harrogate, West Yorkshire. 4.8.2014 (RJW)

Photo: The Royal Hall c. 1908

Photo: The Royal Hall c. 1908

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An Al Fresco La bohème on the Big Screen

17/07/2014

  An Al Fresco La bohème on the Big Screen

 

The Forum

The Forum

BP Big Screens 2014 – Puccini, La bohème:broadcast to The Forum, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 15.7.2014. Directed for the screen by Krišs Rusmanis. (JPr) Read more

Riccardo Chailly in Conversation with Michael Cookson, Leipzig, June 2014

17/07/2014

Riccardo Chailly in Conversation with Michael Cookson, Leipzig, June 2014

Riccardo Chailly © Columbia Artists Management Inc

Riccardo Chailly © Columbia Artists Management Inc

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Stars in the Making 1: Luis Gomes (tenor) interviewed by Margarida Mota Bull

16/07/2014

Stars in the Making 1: Luis Gomes (tenor) interviewed by Margarida Mota Bull

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Luis Gomes (c) ROH

 

The Jette Parker Young Artists Programme of the Royal Opera House is designed to support the artistic development of young professional singers, conductors, directors and répétiteurs, as per information kindly provided by the Administrator. The Young Artists are salaried company members, who work at the opera house on a full-time basis over a two-year period. Each artist is given the opportunity to work on productions for The Royal Opera. They also receive coaching in all opera disciplines, including music, languages, movement and acting from a wide range of freelance coaches, as well as guidance in related issues and career development. Portuguese tenor Luis Gomes and Brazilian baritone Michel de Souza are two of the artists currently in the programme. Read more

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