The Roman River Music Festival Returns This September

13/08/2018

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR ROMAN RIVER FESTIVAL 2018

FOR SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEW OF THE CONCERT ON 29 SEPTEMBER

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Starring over 80 world-class performers, Roman River Music presents a spectacular array of theatre, talks, music and debates, throughout a fun filled 10-day festival – taking place within unusual buildings across Colchester and the surrounding areas, between Thursday 20​th and Sunday 30th September 2018Read more

Opera Appreciation Talks this Autumn from Helen Astrid

12/08/2018

Opera Appreciation Talks

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This autumn, opera singer Helen Astrid (formerly English National Opera) will reveal the beauty, fascination and myths surrounding one of the most celebrated of all art forms. Read more

Jonas Kaufmann: Under the Stars in Cinemas on 30 August

09/08/2018

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JONAS KAUFMANN: UNDER THE STARS

FOR SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEW CLICK HERE

In Cinemas Across the UK & Ireland

Thursday 30 August 2018

CinemaLive, leading producers and distributors of Event Cinema, will bring Jonas Kaufmann’s spectacular ‘Dolce Vita’ concert from Berlin’s Waldbühne to cinemas across the UK and Ireland for one night only, on Thursday 30 August. Regarded as one of the world’s greatest tenors, Jonas Kaufmann has captivated audiences across the globe since his sensational 2006 debut in La traviata at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Read more

A Major Work by Stanford to be Premiered – 99 Years Late!

20/07/2018

John Quinn discusses Stanford’s Mass Via Victrix, Op.173 with Adrian Partington

Adrian Partington conducting at the Three Choirs Festival,
July 2016 (c) Ash Mills

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NEW! Grimeborn Opera Festival 2018 Starts on 24 July

20/07/2018

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Arcola announces 2018 Grimeborn Opera Festival

‘Dalston’s attitude-packed alternative opera festival’ – Time Out

For full details and how to book tickets click here Read more

NEW! Snape Proms 2018 from 1 August

20/07/2018

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SNAPE PROMS 2018: 1 – 31 AUGUST 

Full listings and tickets online at www.snapemaltings.co.uk |Tel: 01728 687110 Read more

NEW! Oxford Chamber Music Festival October 2018

19/07/2018

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World-renowned Oxford Chamber Music Festival heading in exciting new directions

 ELEMENTS

October 3 – 7 October

Philip Pullman ‘The festival is a national treasureRead more

Saffron Opera Group Presents Parsifal in Saffron Walden on 16 September

11/07/2018

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SAFFRON OPERA GROUP CONTINUES WAGNERIAN TRIUMPHS

 CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENSEMBLE PRESENTS PARSIFAL

FOR SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEW CLICK HERE

REVIEWS OF THE RING CYCLE

‘Saffron Opera is now a major Wagnerian force’ (Wagner News)
‘Intellectually as well as emotionally engaging… shattering’ (Operissima.org)
‘The whole performance seemed to transcend itself’ (The Guardian)

After triumphant performances of the Ring Cycle and Die Meistersinger – which have been hailed in the national press as some of the UK’s most ambitious and successful British Wagnerian events of the last decade – Saffron Opera Group now turns its attention to Wagner’s final masterpiece: Parsifal. The performance will take place on 16 September 16 in Saffron Hall. Read more

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