UPDATED! Kenneth MacMillan’s The Sleeping Beauty at the London Coliseum in June

01/05/2018

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For the review of the second night click here

English National Ballet 
The Sleeping Beauty 
London Coliseum 
Wednesday 06 June – Saturday 16 June 2018 
Box Office: 020 7845 9300 or www.ballet.org.uk/sleeping-beauty
Tickets: from £14 (Booking fees may apply.)

  • Maria Alexandrova to guest with English National Ballet for the first time
  • Lead Principal Alina Cojocaru debuts in the role of Princess Aurora with English National Ballet
  • Further debuts include Lead Principals Jurgita Dronina, Joseph Caley, Isaac Hernández, and Aaron Robison

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UPDATED! English National Opera in 2018/19 and the New Free Tickets Scheme

01/05/2018

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English National Opera launches free tickets for Under 18’s

English National Opera (ENO) has announced that anyone aged under 18 will get free tickets to ENO productions on Saturdays. The tickets will be for seats in the Balcony and be available for any or all of the 11 Saturday performances in the Spring 2019 season in the London Coliseum. Read more

NEW! The 2018/19 Birmingham Classical Season

01/05/2018

 

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Birmingham’s 2018/19 International Concert Season 

Each year Birmingham’s two leading concert venues, Town Hall and Symphony Hall showcase leading classical music performers from around the world. The 2018/19 Birmingham Classical season, just announced, follows that tradition. Read more

UPDATED! The King and I at the London Palladium and at Cinemas Near You

25/04/2018

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RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S THE KING AND I

FOR OUR RECENT REVIEW CLICK HERE

Updated August 2018: The multiple Tony award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I – currently enjoying huge West End success – is to be released in cinemas around the world this autumn by Trafalgar Releasing.  THE KING AND I: FROM THE PALLADIUM, filmed on stage at the iconic London Palladium, will open in cinemas for one night only on 29 November (additional US date: 4th December 2018)Tickets are now on sale.

With the announcement of November’s cinema release, even more theatre lovers across the globe will be able to watch ‘Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen’ (The Sunday Times) Kelli O’Hara take to the stage as Anna, Ken Watanabe in a ‘powerhouse’ (The Times) performance as The King and the ‘powerfully moving’ (New York Magazine) Ruthie Ann Miles as Lady Thiang in THE KING AND I: FROM THE PALLADIUM.

For more information click here.

To view trailer click here.

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NEW! The 2018 BBC Proms

19/04/2018

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TO READ SEEN AND HEARD’S 2018 REVIEWS CLICK HERE

From Bach to Bernstein via Buckley’s New York Disco

Unveiling the 2018 BBC Proms

Friday 13 July – Saturday 8 September 2018

The BBC Proms announces its 2018 season. With more than 100,000 tickets available at under £15, Promming (standing) tickets costing just £6 and half-price seats for under-18s, the Proms continues to bring the best of classical music to the widest possible audience. With world-class performances for those coming to the Royal Albert Hall and to the millions of people at home through BBC TV, online platforms and BBC Radio 3, where every note is broadcast, the Proms audience continues to grow ever wider. Read more

UPDATED! Chelsea Opera Group Perform Massenet’s Thaïs at the Cadogan Hall on 23 June

19/04/2018

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Chelsea Opera Group present a concert performance of Massenet’s Thaïs (1894), at the Cadogan Hall, Saturday 23rd June 2018, conducted by Stephen Higgins with Sally Silver in the title role. Read more

NEW! Bampton Classical Opera Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with Nicolò Isouard’s Cinderella

19/04/2018

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BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA 2018 – 25th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

NICOLÒ ISOUARD’s CINDERELLA (CENDRILLON)

Performances:

The Deanery Garden, Bampton, Oxfordshire: FridaySaturday 20, 21 July

The Orangery Theatre, Westonbirt School, Gloucestershire: Monday 27 August

St John’s Smith Square, London: Tuesday 18 September Read more

NEW! Pop-Up Opera’s 2018 Mozart Double Bill

18/04/2018

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Pop-Up Opera: Summer Season 2018

A Mozart double bill: Der Schauspieldirektor and Bastien und Bastienne

Tuesday 8th May – Sunday 29th July 2018

For our review click here

Returning with a twist to their summer season, Pop-Up Opera will present a special Mozart double bill with two entrancing one-act comedies showcasing Mozart’s inimitable style and sense of playfulness. Each performance is skilfully adapted to its venue as Pop-Up take their operas into unusual and unique spaces around the UK, making them fun, fresh and intimate.  Read more

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