R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM – STAN METZGER (1947 – 2016)

17/04/2016

STAN METZGER – EDITOR IN CHIEF AND WEBMASTER OF SEEN AND HEARD HAS DIED AFTER A COURAGEOUS BATTLE AGAINST ILLNESS

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A photo of Stan to make us all smile in these sad times

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NEW! Osipova Leaps into a New Programme of Contemporary Dance at Sadler’s Wells in June

07/04/2016

Natalia Osipova Leaps into a New Programme of Contemporary Dance at Sadler’s Wells Read more

NEW! The Wiener Staatsoper Unveils its Programme for the 2016/2017 Season

07/04/2016

The Wiener Staatsoper Unveils its Programme for the 2016/2017 Season Read more

NEW! The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Announces its 2016/17 Season

07/04/2016

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Announces its 2016/17 Season Read more

NEW! Bampton Classical Opera Presents Double Bill of ‘Divine Comedies’

06/04/2016

Bampton Classical Opera Presents Double Bill of ‘Divine Comedies’  Read more

NEW! The Berlin Staatsoper and Berlin Staatskapelle Announce Their 2016/17 Season

06/04/2016

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The Berlin Staatsoper and Berlin Staatskapelle Announce Their 2016/17 Season Read more

NEW! English Music Festival Celebrates First Decade with a Knight (May 27th-30th)

06/04/2016

English Music Festival Celebrates First Decade with a Knight (May 27th-30th) Read more

NEW! From Satie to Sir Francis Drake: Preview of Cheltenham Music Festival July 6th-17th 2016

02/04/2016

From Satie to Sir Francis Drake: Preview of Cheltenham Music Festival July 6th-17th 2016

Cheltenham-Music-FestivalThree centuries ago William Mason discovered a spring with health giving properties on his land, so he fenced it in and opened Cheltenham’s first spa. Visitors began to stream in to cure their ailments and also to have a good time. As a consequence a range of entertainments were put on for them, and what had once been a rural backwater became known as a “pleasure town”. The tradition carries on today with a wide range of festivals encompassing horse-racing, jazz, science, literature and, not least, the Cheltenham Music Festival which started in 1945. Read more

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