UPDATED! World Premiere of The Nutcracker and I, by Alexandra Dariescu in December at Milton Court

08/11/2017

The Nutcracker and I, by Alexandra Dariescu receives its world premiere on Tuesday 19 December 2017

FOR SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEW OF THE FIRST PERFORMANCE CLICK HERE

A ground-breaking multi-media performance piece for piano soloist, ballerina and digital animation

Performed and produced by: Alexandra Dariescu

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UPDATED! Russian Ballet Icons Gala at the London Coliseum on 25 February

30/10/2017

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala on SUNDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2018 at 7:00pm at the London Coliseum

For our review of this year’s Gala click here.

RBI image The 2018 Gala will once again be a fascinating display of Russian classical ballet repertoire with much-loved masterpieces including La BayadèreSwan LakeDon Quixote, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and contemporary choreographies. Read more

NEW! Hampstead Garden Opera Bring The Enchanted Pig to Highgate in November

17/10/2017

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The Enchanted Pig by Jonathan Dove                                    

Libretto by Alasdair Middleton                                                                   

Nov 10th to 19th, 2017

Nov 10th to 19th, at Jacksons Lane Theatre in Highgate, Hampstead Garden Opera will present a magical new production of Jonathan Dove’s The Enchanted Pig, directed by Laura Attridge.  This will be the company’s second Jonathan Dove opera, following on from their critically acclaimed 2013 production of Mansfield Park.  Having been commissioned and first produced by the Young Vic, this captivating opera is a wonderful tapestry of musical and theatrical styles. Humorous yet touching, Dove has created a deeply lovable work which can be enjoyed by the whole family. Read more

NEW! Leeds Lieder’s Forthcoming Schubert Song Series in Leeds and Sheffield

11/10/2017

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Schubert Song Series, University of Leeds   

Held in the Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall, and in association with the BBC New Generation Artists, Kathleen Ferrier Awards and Young Concert Artists Trust, the songs of Schubert are explored in a series that champions the finest young British-trained Lieder singers. Pre-concert talks will illuminate the programmes and explore Schubert’s song repertoire and that of his contemporaries. Masterclasses will be staged to work with student song duos. Read more

UPDATED! Svetlana Zakharova and Bolshoi Stars Bring AMORE to the London Coliseum in November

09/10/2017

For London Coliseum First Night review click here.

AMORE starring Svetlana Zakharova and stars of the Bolshoi

November 21th, 24th and 25th at 7.30pm

AMORE featuring Svetlana Zakharova in Francesca da Rimini photo by Roberto Ricci

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NEW! Tom Green and Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife Premieres on 15 October in Cardiff

03/10/2017

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Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife poetry collection becomes a chamber opera by trailblazing young composer Tom Green 

World Premiere on Sun 15 Oct 2017, WNO’s Millennium Centre (Weston Studio), Cardiff 

Up-and-coming British composer Tom Green’s first chamber opera The World’s Wife – based on Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy’s 1999 collection of poems of the same title – will receive its world première at Welsh National Opera’s Millennium Centre (Weston Studio) in Cardiff on Sunday 15 October 2017. The first performance will be followed by a six-date Welsh tour stopping in Brecon, Swansea, Holyhead, Aberystwyth, Caernarfon, and Milford Haven. Read more

NEW! The 2017 Malcolm Arnold Festival in Northampton

28/09/2017

The Malcolm Arnold Festival 2017 – Northampton (Saturday, 14 October 2017 to Sunday, 15 October 2017)

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NEW! A FULLY STAGED PILGRIM’S PROGRESS IN ORLEANS, MA

24/09/2017

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The Pilgrim’s Progress to be performed fully staged for the first time in twelve years

Limited tickets available to see Gloriæ Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company perform Ralph Vaughan Williams’s opera

ORLEANS, MA—The comfort of House Beautiful. The Arming of Pilgrim. The sheer terror of war and battle. Temptations of riches, lust, and power. Denial. Hope. Struggle. Victory. Ralph Vaughan Williams’s masterpiece, The Pilgrims Progress, is an opera not to miss. Read more

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