Geneva 2015-2016: Transitions and Opportunities

By sheer coincidence, next year Geneva’s two leading musical institutions will face a period of transition. The Grand Théâtre will close its building for two years of repair and move to a temporary structure in front of the Parc des Nations. The Swiss Romande Orchestra will be between artistic directors for a season. Neither one … Read more

The 2015/16 Royal Opera House Season Has Been Announced

The 2015/16 Royal Opera House Season Has Been Announced For full details of all ROH events visit http://www.roh.org.uk/events The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and visiting companies will stage more than sixty works during 2015/16 and twelve productions from Covent Garden – six operas and six ballets – will be relayed live to more than … Read more

The Lichfield Festival 2015: A Preview

With over 70 different events in ten days, the Lichfield Festival is one of Britain’s most eclectic multi-arts festivals, bringing together world-class national and international performers to the beautiful Staffordshire city from 3-12 July 2015.  From orchestral music to literature, theatre, dance and film, comedy, jazz, visual art, walks and family activities, the quality and … Read more

The Three Choirs Festival 2015: A Preview

  The Three Choirs Festival 2015: A Preview   The Three Choirs Festival, which was first held in 1715 is probably the oldest music festival in the world; is there another festival that has been in existence for 300 years? Rightly, the 2015 Festival is celebrating the tercentenary in style. Actually, this is “only” the … Read more