Sándor Végh Memorial Concerts 2019

26/10/2018

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Sándor Végh Memorial Concerts 11-14 January 2019

MOZART – Adagio and Fugue K546
BEETHOVEN – Grosse Fuge Op.133
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THE PIANIST ANGELA HEWITT IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE

25/10/2018

Angela Hewitt talks with Gregor Tassie

Angela Hewitt © Keith Saunders

The Canadian/British pianist has been a major figure on the international concert circuit since her victory in 1985 at the International Bach Piano Competition in Toronto, one of the awards of which was a debut recording with Deutsche Grammophon of Bach. Her recording in many ways opened up her career to new audiences and she has since established herself as a formidable interpreter of Baroque music along with the Impressionist French school of Fauré, Debussy and Ravel. Read more

Bampton Classical Opera Perform Amahl and the Night Visitors in December

20/10/2018

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Gian-Carlo Menotti’s AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS

St John’s Smith Square, London:  16 December 3pm

St Mary’s Church, Bampton, Oxfordshire:  21 December 7.30pm

Semi-staged production, performed in Menotti’s 2-piano version
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The Royal Opera House’s Sundays for a Fiver Festival in November

18/10/2018

Festivals at the Royal Opera House © Sim Canetty-Clarke/ROH 2015

Month of Sundays Festival for a fiver in November

The Royal Opera House is throwing open its doors every Sunday in November for an immersive new festival programme at just £5 per personExclusive pop-up opera and ballet performances will animate the new Royal Opera House spaces; upcycling workshops will transform props of the past; and dance workshops will help you to limber up before you fall down the rabbit hole with Alice to drink tea at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Each weekend, audiences are encouraged to feel something new, with a unique range of daytime events and activities for all ages. Read more

NEW! Opera Holland Park’s 2019 Season

18/10/2018

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Investec Opera Holland Park announces 2019 Season casts and dates
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R.I.P. Montserrat Caballé (1933 – 2018): A Personal Tribute by Jack Buckley

10/10/2018

MONTSERRAT  CABALLÉ

(12 April 1933 – 6 October 2018)

Jack Buckley’s Personal Tribute Read more

The Future of Opera is Theatre: An Essay by Casey Creel

09/10/2018

As many once-proud but dangerously underfunded opera houses contend with today’s changing audiences and tastes, it is increasingly indefensible to stage an opera without putting serious thought into its theatrical impact.
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Jacqui and David Morris’s New Documentary Film Nureyev Celebrates a Unique Man and Dancer

23/09/2018

A Review of the Documentary film Nureyev Released Worldwide in Cinemas on 25 September

**** NUREYEV

Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn

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