NEW! 2018 Cheltenham Music Festival – 30 June to 15 July

21/03/2018

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A Star-studded line up at 2018 Cheltenham Music Festival from 30 June to 15 July 2018

The 74th Cheltenham Music Festival brings the very best of classical music to the widest possible audience (30 June – 15 July). A star-studded line-up includes a Festival debut from Maxim Vengerov,  András Schiff with the OAE, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Sarah Connolly, James Gilchrist, Mahan Esfahani, Steven Isserlis, Benjamin Grosvenor and The King’s Singers plus Sir Mark Elder and Louise Alder with The Hallé and Martyn Brabbins with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Read more

NEW! Staatsoper Unter de Linden in 2018/19

20/03/2018

SOMatthias Schulz and Daniel Barenboim announce the program for the 2018/19 season at Staatsoper Unter den Linden Read more

NEW! St Petersburg Ballet Theatre Bring Swan Lake to London in August

14/03/2018

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED

 ST PETERSBURG BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS

SWAN LAKE

LONDON COLISEUM

Wednesday 22nd – Sunday 26th August

FOR SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEW (23.8.2018) CLICK HERE

The internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre are set to make a welcome return to the London Coliseum this summer, with their full-length classic production of Swan Lake. The Company’s 2015 season was a total sell out with over 25,000 seats sold. The 2018 season is strictly limited and takes place between Wednesday 22nd – Sunday 26th August.

Irina Kolesnikova in Swan Lake © KT

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NEW! English National Ballet Announces its 2018-19 Season

14/03/2018

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English National Ballet’s 2018-2019 Season 

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NEW! The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2018-19 Season

13/03/2018

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Its 2018-19 Season

The Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni

On 11 December 1918, the Cleveland Orchestra gave its first concert, under the direction of its founding music director, Nikolai Sokoloff. As the ensemble embarks on its second century, the Orchestra has announced a lively season to mark the occasion. Franz Welser-Möst, the ensemble’s seventh music director, will oversee a year of audience-pleasing favorites mixed with enterprising new works and neglected classics. Read more

NEW! Trinity Laban Moves to Abolish All-Male Composer Concerts

09/03/2018

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Leading international music college moves to abolish all-male composer concerts

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Harriet Harman launches ‘Venus Blazing’, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance’s campaign to celebrate music by ‘missing’ women composers Read more

NEW! ARABELLA STEINBACHER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE

09/03/2018

Interview with Arabella Steinbacher

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When I spoke with Arabella Steinbacher, she was half way through a tour with the Orchestre National de Lille in Southern France playing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and conductor Mark Shanahan. The bitterly cold weather allowed the German violinist some extra time in her hotel to speak with me about her early career and her inspirations for what has been a busy calling embracing the standard classical repertoire and explorations of less known 20th century repertoire. Read more

NEW! Booking Open for Longborough Festival Opera 2018

05/03/2018

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LONGBOROUGH FESTIVAL OPERA 2018

Shortly after announcing that Polly Graham will take over as Artistic Director, booking has opened for the 2018 season of Longborough Festival Opera. Read more

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