NEW! The Royal Opera House in Mumbai is Restored to its Former Glory

31/07/2017

Return of the Royal in Mumbai

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NEW! Grenfell Tower Benefit Concert on 17 September at Cadogan Hall

30/07/2017

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Cadogan Hall and soprano Nazan Fikret present Grenfell Tower Benefit Concert on 17 September

In the wake of the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower, the soprano Nazan Fikret decided to rally fellow performers and put together a concert to raise funds for those affected. Read more

NEW! iSING! – International Young Artists Festival in Suzhou, China

30/07/2017

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YOUNG ARTIST FESTIVAL IN CHINA TRAINS SINGERS FOR THE EVOLVING WORLD OF OPERA Read more

NEW! Roman River Music’s Festival ’17 in Essex

26/07/2017

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Roman River Music’s Festival ’17 from 9 September to 1 October
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NEW! Saffron Opera Completes its Ring with Götterdämmerung

07/07/2017

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SAFFRON OPERA GROUP COMPLETES ITS WORLD-CLASS RING CYCLE

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENSEMBLE PRESENTS GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG

Saffron Opera Group performs Götterdämmerung at 2pm on 17 September 2017 at Saffron Hall (Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH)

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NEW! Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov’s Return to London in May 2018

04/07/2017

Netrebko&Eyvazof_Londonnew_2 TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR OPERA SUPERSTARS ANNA NETREBKO AND YUSIF EYVAZOV’S RETURN TO LONDON’S ROYAL ALBERT HALL ON WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 2018

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Two of opera’s biggest stars, soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov return to London for an evening of arias, songs and duets in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Performing a dazzling mix of works by Verdi, Puccini, Cilea, Boito, Mascagni, Catalani and others they’re accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

Anna Netrebko has redefined the meaning of being an opera star. Today’s reigning prima donna, she routinely headlines major productions at leading opera houses across the globe and was the first classical musician to be chosen as one of Time Magazine’s most influential 100 influential people. With her distinctively beautiful voice, abundant charisma, and arresting stage presence she makes an indelible impression with each of the roles she portrays.

“A soprano with star power in the best sense, a charismatic expressivity that pervades every element of her performance.” Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

Yusif Eyvazov is an ‘Honoured Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan’ and one of the world’s leading tenors.

Eyvazov frequently works with conductors such as Riccardo Muti and Plácido Domingo and appears at all the world’s leading opera houses, including the Metropolitan New York, Vienna Staatsoper, Paris Opera, Bolshoi, Mariinsky and many others.

“Such a natural powerful voice with shining heights and without any redundant sharpness. The high ‘c’ comes out of his throat as if it were the most natural thing in the world. He truly is a heroic tenor!”Ursula Wiegand – Der Neue Merker

Anna Netrebko commented: “I can’t wait to perform again at the Royal Albert Hall. I have such special memories of singing there at the Last Night of the Proms and the audience in London is one of the most appreciative and warm. It’s going to be a great evening!”

Yusif Eyvazov commented: “To sing great arias such as Nessun Dorma in the Royal Albert Hall is a dream for all tenors so to get the chance to present such a programme with Anna in this hall is something I’m truly excited about.”

This concert is presented by European concert agency Berin Art Management, www.berin-artmanagement.de.

NEW! Counterpoise Present Kokoschka’s Doll Featuring Sir John Tomlinson

27/06/2017

Counterpoise is an ensemble of some of the most sought-after instrumentalists in the UK, founded with the aim of crossing genres, exploring the relationship between music, text and visuals, and seeking to develop aspects of narrative and other extra-musical influences.

Fenella Humphreys violin
Deborah Calland trumpet
Kyle Horch saxophone/clarinet
Iain Farrington piano

Our latest project, Kokoschka’s Doll, featuring Sir John Tomlinson, Rozanna Madylus and Counterpoise, will be performed at a number of venues in 2017 and 2018 (click here for details). Read more

NEW! St John’s Smith Square announces its 2017/18 Season

23/06/2017

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St John’s Smith Square has announced its 2017/18 Season

In a characteristic programme, punctuated by a range of Festival celebrations, St John’s Smith Square continues its core mission to provide a home for Baroque music within the UK’s only concert hall dating from the Baroque period while equally championing new music. International artists sit comfortably alongside emerging talent and St John’s Smith Square also continues to provide a vital and unique central London home for the best in community music. Read more

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