Longborough’s season ends with a ravishing interpretation of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Longborough Festival Opera 2023 [4] – Purcell, The Fairy Queen: Soloists, Musicians using orchestral material from The Early Music Company / Harry Sever (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire, 2.8.2023. (CP)

Longborough Festival Opera’s The Fairy Queen © Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Bampton Classical Opera celebrates 30 years with a gorgeous UK premiere of Salieri’s At the Venice Fair

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bampton Classical Opera – Salieri, At the Venice Fair (La fiera di Venezia): Soloists, Orchestra of Bampton Classical Opera / Thomas Blunt (conductor). Bampton, Oxfordshire, 21.7.2022. (CP)

Bampton Classical Opera’s At the Venice Fair © Anthony Hall/BCO

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Longborough’s successful season continues with a dissonant interpretation of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Longborough Festival Opera 2023 [3] – Monteverdi, L’Orfeo: Soloists, La Serenissima / Robert Howarth (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire, 18.7.2023. (CP)

Longborough Festival Opera’s L’Orfeo © Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Royal Northern Sinfonia, the UK’s only full-time chamber orchestra, lifts Nevill Holt Opera’s La Cenerentola

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Nevill Holt Opera 2023 – Rossini, La Cenerentola: Soloists, Royal Northern Sinfonia / Dionysis Grammenos (conductor). Nevill Holt, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, 23.6.2023. (CP)

Nevill Holt Opera’s La Cenerentola © Genevieve Girling

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Longborough’s L’elisir d’amore excitingly transfers from a Basque to a Cotswold village

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Longborough Festival Opera 2023 [2] – Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore: Soloists, Longborough Festival Chorus and Orchestra / Alice Farnham (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire, 20.6.2022. (CP)

Longborough Festival Opera’s L’elisir d’amore © Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Longborough Festival Opera’s investment in Emerging Artists pays dividends

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Longborough Festival Opera 2022 [4] – Emerging Artist Double Bill, Waley-Cohen, Spell Book; Francesca Caccini, La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’AlcinaSoloists, CHROMA Ensemble / Yshani Perinpanayagam (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire, 31.7.2022. (CP)

Spell Book © Matthew Williams-Ellis

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