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

The Lincoln Center Theater production of

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.

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NEW! MARKUS POSCHNER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE

19/04/2018

Markus Poschner talks to Gregor Tassie

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Born in a musical family in 1971 in Munich, Markus Poschner has become one of the most sought-after conductors in recent years. He has worked extensively in both opera and concerts, all the major European orchestras, and in the United States and the Far East. Currently Markus Poschner is general music director of Opera Linz and principal conductor of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, which he shares with and the principal conductorship of the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana in Locarno with whom he has made a highly regarded cycle of the Brahms symphonies. As he prepares his orchestra from Linz on their third UK tour he spoke to me about his career and ambitions in music. Read more

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

UPDATED! Carly Paoli at Cadogan Hall, Releases New Live Album and Teams Up with The Invictus Games Choir

18/04/2018

Updated 20 July 2018:

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The Invictus Games Choir team up with classical singer Carly Paoli for single release

‘Liberty’ by Carly Paoli featuring the Invictus Games Choir will raise funds for Help for Heroes

** LISTEN TO / BUY ‘LIBERTY’ HERE: fanlink.to/liberty **

Watch teaser video here: YOUTUBE

The single is released TODAY (July 20th 2018) and will also be included on Carly’s forthcoming album ‘Live At Cadogan Hall’, released August 24th 2018 on ABIAH Music. Read more

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