The Journey about the refugee experience has its stage premiere at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2022

A New Opera about the Refugee Experience

Marianna Suri and Jeremy Gill present The Journey

The staged premiere of The Journey, a new opera inspired by the ongoing refugee crisis, will take place on the final day of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2022 on 11 September. The Journey was composed for the Citizens of the World Choir, an amateur choir of refugees and asylum seekers that hail from all over the world, current Jette Parker Young Artist Chuma Sijeqa, and soprano Marianna Suri.

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Semyon Bychkov conducts the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra in a well-received Mahler 3

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mahler: Stephanie Wake-Edwards (mezzo-soprano), Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Royal Academy of Music Chorus and Symphony Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 23.6.2022. (CK)

Semyon Bychkov conducts Stephanie Wake-Edwards (mezzo-soprano) and the RAM Symphony Orchestra © Frances Marshall

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Bampton Classical Opera’s September performances of Handel’s Clori, Tirsi e Fileno 

BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA 2022 – G F Handel’s Clori, Tirsi e Fileno (1707) Performances: 3 September, 7pm: Old Walland, Wadhurst, Sussex, TN5 6LU 11 September, 3pm: Weald Manor, Bampton, Oxfordshire, OX18 2HQ 24 September, 4pm: Summer at Breinton, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0RD Libretto: anonymous, English translation by Gilly French Conductor: Julian Perkins Bampton Classical Player This autumn Bampton … Read more

The Essex Summer Opera Festival – 7 to 10 July 2022

New world-class opera festival comes to East Anglia This summer, a new inclusive, sustainability-minded opera festival will launch at Layer Marney Tower, one of England’s finest Tudor Palaces. The Essex Summer Opera Festival (7-10 July 2022) is a three-day event welcoming seasoned opera fans and newcomers alike for a weekend of affordable, international quality live … Read more