Glyndebourne’s Excellent La clemenza di Tito Comes to the Proms


2017 BBC PROMS 59: Mozart – La Clemenza di TitoSoloists; Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2017. (CC)
performs the role of Sextus in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under conductor Robin Ticciati at the BBC Proms. Photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Anna Stéphany (Sextus) in La clemenza di Tito
(c) Chris Christodoulou.

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The Festival Entertains with a Full-Scale Musical Production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Engaged



Gilbert & Sullivan, Engaged: Festival production by Alan Borthwick and Friends, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England  11.8.2017. (RJW)


Gilbert & Sullivan’s Engaged (c) Raymond Walker

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Stuart Skelton Is Peter Grimes at the Edinburgh International Festival


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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [6] – Britten, Peter Grimes (concert performance): Soloists, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus, Edvard Grieg Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûm, Students from the Royal Northern College of Music/Edward Gardner (conductor), Usher Hall, 13.8.2017. (RP)

Stuart Skelton © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Stuart Skelton © Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Young Cast Sail To Success Aboard H.M.S. Pinafore in Harrogate



Gilbert & Sullivan – H.M.S. PinaforeFestival Youth Production, Harrogate Festival, Savoy Theatre, Harrogate, Yorkshire 12.8.2017. (RJW)

Photo credits © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

H.M.S. Pinafore © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

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A Triumphant Prom Performance of La Damnation de Faust



 2017 BBC PROMS 31 – Berlioz – La Damnation de Faust:  Soloists; Trinity Boys Choir; Monteverdi Choir; National Youth Choir of Scotland; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.8.2017. (CC)

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Michael Spyres (Faust), Ann Hallenberg (Marguerite) & Sir John Eliot Gardiner (condiuctor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Memorable Prom as Semyon Bychkov Conducts a Wonderfully Sung Khovanshchina



2017 BBC PROMS 29 – Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina (orch. Dmitry Shostakovich): Soloists, Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, BBC Singers, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.8.2017. (JPr)

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Khovanshchina at the 2017 BBC Proms (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Little Magic in the Air: Davis conducts the RSNO in a Thrilling Die Walküre


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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [2] – Wagner, Die Walküre (in concert): Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Usher Hall, 6.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

A Bollywood Orfeo ed Euridice Showcases Longborough Festival Opera’s Young Artists


Longborough Festival Opera’s Young Artists Production – Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice: Young Artists and Orchestra / Jeremy Silver (conductor). King’s College London’s Greenwood Theatre, London, 4.8.2017. (JPr)

Hanna-Liisa Kirchin (Orfeo) - LFO Orfeo ed Euridice 2017 cr Matthew Williams-Ellis (33)

Hanna-Liisa Kirchin (Orfeo) in LFO’s Orfeo ed Euridice (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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