CONDUCTOR MAXIM EMELYANYCHEV IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE

17/03/2019

Maxim Emelyanychev interviewed by Gregor Tassie

Maxim Emelyanychev (c) SCO

When the 29-year-old Russian musician Maxim Emelyanychev was appointed Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Principal Conductor designate last spring, many were not so surprized for the young conductor had astounded many concertgoers when he stepped in at the last moment for a SCO concert of Schubert’s ‘Great’ C major symphony. It was his lively and entertaining conducting, in addition to his relationship with his musicians, that ensured his appointment. Read more

Hampstead Garden Opera Perform Partenope in May

12/03/2019

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HGO PRESENTS PARTENOPE

                                 An opera not-so-seria by George Frideric Handel                                     

Libretto after Silvio Stampiglia

May 17th to 26th 2019

At Jacksons Lane Theatre, Highgate London N6 5AA

Stage Director: Ashley Pearson                  Music Director: Bertie Baigent

with the HGO Orchestra

www.hgo.org.uk/partenope

HGO, North London’s leading opera company, will perform Handel’s exuberant opera Partenope from May 17th to 26th at Jacksons Lane Theatre in Highgate. Read more

NEW! Classical Music and Other Events at the Southbank Centre in 2019-20

12/03/2019

Southbank Centre is proud to announce its 2019/20 season of concerts across its three world renowned venues.

Southbank Centre’s 2019/20 classical music season goes on sale to Southbank Centre Members at 10am on Monday 25 February 2019 and then on sale to the general public at 10am on Wednesday 27 February 2019. 

For more information or to buy tickets please visit the Southbank Centre website CLICK HERE. Read more

A New Initiative is Announced Supporting the Development of Female Conductors

09/03/2019

The Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme is delighted to announce two new Women Conductors Courses beginning in May 2019, in collaboration with the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) and National Opera Studio (NOS).  

Jessica Cottis (c) Timothy Jeffes

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In August Fulham Opera’s Most Ambitious Project to Date – Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg

07/03/2019

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FULHAM OPERA’S DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG on 9 – 17 August 2019 at London’s Greenwood Theatre

  • Fulham Opera stages its first production of Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg
  • Most ambitious project to date.
  • First performance by the company in central London
  • New production, directed by Paul Higgins
  • New orchestral arrangement by Jonathan Finney
  • Sixth Wagner opera from Fulham Opera

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Longborough Festival Opera’s 2019 Season

04/03/2019

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Booking now open for Longborough Festival Opera 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the Longborough Festival Opera 2019 season, which includes Mozart’s Don GiovanniDonizetti’s Anna Bolena, Cavalli’s La Calisto, and the first production in Longborough’s new Ring cycle, Wagner’s Das Rheingold.

For more information and tickets click here

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Chelsea Opera Group Perform Boito’s Mefistofele on 24 March at the QEH

04/03/2019

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Chelsea Opera Group are pleased to announce a return to the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre with a concert performance of Boito’s Mefistofele.

The performance will be conducted by Matthew Scott RogersVazgen Gazaryan will sing the title role. The other soloists are Elizabeth Llewellyn (Margarita and Elena), Pablo Bemsch (Faust) Aaron Godfrey-Mayes (Wagner and Nereo) and Angharad Lyddon (Marta and Pantalis). Read more

R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM ANDRÉ PREVIN (1929-2019)

28/02/2019

A statement from the London Symphony Orchestra about André Previn (1929-2019)

André Previn

The London Symphony Orchestra is deeply saddened to hear of the death of its Conductor Emeritus André Previn. His relationship with the LSO spanned over 50 years, with his appointment as Principal Conductor in 1968 marking the start of a new era for the Orchestra. Under his leadership, the LSO performed to large audiences in the concert hall and on television, through André Previn’s Music Night, the show that turned Previn into a star and the LSO into a household name. He introduced new repertoire to the Orchestra, and many of the recordings made together remain definitive versions today. Read more

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