NEW! The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2018-19 Season

13/03/2018

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Its 2018-19 Season

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On 11 December 1918, the Cleveland Orchestra gave its first concert, under the direction of its founding music director, Nikolai Sokoloff. As the ensemble embarks on its second century, the Orchestra has announced a lively season to mark the occasion. Franz Welser-Möst, the ensemble’s seventh music director, will oversee a year of audience-pleasing favorites mixed with enterprising new works and neglected classics. Read more

NEW! Trinity Laban Moves to Abolish All-Male Composer Concerts

09/03/2018

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Leading international music college moves to abolish all-male composer concerts

Harriet Harman launches Venus Blazing at Trinity Laban (c) Juno Snowdon

Harriet Harman launches ‘Venus Blazing’, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance’s campaign to celebrate music by ‘missing’ women composers Read more

Booking Open for Longborough Festival Opera 2018

05/03/2018

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LONGBOROUGH FESTIVAL OPERA 2018

Shortly after announcing that Polly Graham will take over as Artistic Director, booking has opened for the 2018 season of Longborough Festival Opera. Read more

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella in Cinemas on 15 May with Live Q&A

02/03/2018

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MATTHEW BOURNE’S CINDERELLA IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE ON 15 MAY

INCLUDES LIVE BY SATELLITE Q&A WITH MATTHEW BOURNE

Running time 150 mins (including Live Q&A) / Film BBFC PG  Read more

Additional Tickets Now Available for Nevill Holt Opera’s Le nozze di Figaro

02/03/2018

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Nevill Holt Opera releases tickets for additional performance of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro

Nevill Holt Opera, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8EG

Thursday 14th – Saturday 30th June 2018

Due to popular demand, having sold out all performances in January, the award-winning Nevill Holt Opera has just released an additional performance of their new production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro on Sunday 17th June. As a superior opera destination in the stunning East Midlands countryside, they prepare to unveil their brand new 400-seat theatre to launch their 2018 season. Read more

Leeds Lieder’s Four-Day Celebration of Art Song in April 2018

23/02/2018

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LEEDS LIEDER PRESENTS POETRY INTO SONG

Leeds Lieder Festival 2018: Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 April 2018

Leeds Lieder presents – ‘Poetry into Song’ – a four-day Festival (19 – 22 April 2018) celebrating art-song, poetry and community under the Artistic Directorship of pianist Joseph Middleton. Read more

Newly Discovered Song by Alma Mahler to be Performed in Oxford and Newbury

22/02/2018

Kokoschka’s Doll and The Art of Love, incorporating Einsamer Gang will be performed in Oxford and Newbury

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It is well known that in addition to the fourteen songs by Alma Mahler published in her lifetime, several dozen more – perhaps as many as one hundred – were written and have been lost or destroyed. One of those ‘lost’ songs, Einsamer Gang (Lonely Walk), has recently been discovered and will be given its UK premiere performances by Rozanna Madylus and Counterpoise at the Wagner 1900 conference in Oxford (April) and at the Newbury Spring Festival (May). Read more

World Premiere by Novaya Opera of Pushkin – The Opera in the Theatre in the Woods

22/02/2018

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PUSHKIN – THE OPERA

STAGED WORLD PREMIERE GIVEN BY MOSCOW’S NOVAYA OPERA AT GRANGE PARK OPERA, SURREY: 11-12 JULY 2018 Read more

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