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Zurich Opera have announced details of next season

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Updated 2 July: Musical Chairs at Zurich Opera – New General Music Director from 2021

Zurich Opera has announced today that its current General Music Director, Fabio Luisi, will leave by mutual agreement as from the start of 2021/2022 season, one year before his contract officially expires.

His successor will be Gianandrea Noseda. Noseda and Luisi are roughly the same age, coming up to 60 in a few years. Read more

The 2018 Harrogate International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

23/06/2018

Harrogate International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, August 2018

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Margaret Keys in Concert on 26 June and her New ‘The Gift of Music’ CD

22/06/2018

IRISH SOPRANO MARGARET KEY’S ‘THE GIFT OF MUSIC’ CD

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To coincide with the release today (22 June) of her new album ‘The Gift of Music’ Irish soprano Margaret Keys will perform on 26 June Live at Zedel, London. (She can also be seen on 15 August taking part in ‘An Audience with Michael Crawford’ at Guildhall, Cambridge.) Read more

Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate Comes to the London Coliseum and Edinburgh

14/06/2018

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Click here FOR THE LONDON COLISEUM OPENING NIGHT REVIEW!

AFTER LEEDS AN RAVENNA KISS ME, KATE NOW COMES TO LONDON AND EDINBURGH

Featuring an outstanding cast Opera North’s award-winning production of Cole Porter’s classic musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate, come  to the London Coliseum for a two-week run from 20 to 30 June, and moving to the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh from 4 to 7 July.

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English National Ballet Emerging Dancer LIVE from London Coliseum on 11 June

07/06/2018

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English National Ballet 
Emerging Dancer LIVE
London Coliseum
Monday 11 June 2018 
Performance at 7.30pm 
Tickets: £12 – £35
Box office: 020 7845 9300 and www.ballet.org.uk/emerging

For an review of the live stream click here. Read more

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
 in 2018/2019

03/06/2018

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Edinburgh Sunday International Concerts Series in 2018/19

01/06/2018

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2018/19 Edinburgh Sunday International Concerts Series

Edinburgh City Council’s new 2018-2019 season of Sunday Classics International Concerts Series will include world-class orchestras and a multitude of top-class soloists renowned by music lovers. Read more

Salzburg Whitsun Festival 7 – 10 June 2019

30/05/2018

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Voci celestiHeavenly Voices Salzburg Whitsun Festival 7 – 10 June 2019

Entitled Voci celesti – Heavenly Voices, the 2019 Salzburg Whitsun Festival dedicates itself to the memory of the great castrato voices. ‘It is no coincidence that I can realize the idea now, when discussions about the abuse of the bodily integrity of artists have become so topical. In the name of art, thousands of boys were mutilated – a terrible tradition which was kept alive for centuries and only rarely questioned. Given this background, I wondered whether the great artistic accomplishments of this era should be celebrated at all by performing these pieces of music? To me, the answer is obvious: yes, absolutely. However, their art must be illuminated from other perspectives too, and the highly problematic context discussed,’ says Cecilia Bartoli, Artistic Director of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival. Read more

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