Beethoven and the Music of our times Updated programme and new dates
The Musikfest Berlin takes place from 25 August to 23 September and is organized by the Berliner Festspiele in cooperation with the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation. The new festival programme can be viewed online at berlinerfestspiele.de. Advance ticket sales and accreditation commence on 21 July.
The Met Launches Unique Pay-Per-View Series Featuring Some of Opera’s Biggest Stars Singing Mainstream Operatic Repertoire in Striking Locations Across Europe and the U.S.
Weekend series of 12 live concerts opens Saturday 18 July with Jonas Kaufmann performing from a historic abbey in Polling, Bavaria
Summer and fall concerts also include Roberto Alagna, Piotr Beczała, Angel Blue, Joseph Calleja, Javier Camarena, Diana Damrau, Lise Davidsen, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Aleksandra Kurzak, Anna Netrebko, Sondra Radvanovsky, Bryn Terfel, Pretty Yende, and Sonya Yoncheva
Locations include a terrace in Èze, France, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, a castle in Oslo, palaces in Vienna and Malta, a historic mansion in Washington, D.C., and churches in Barcelona and Wales
Pay-per-view tickets, priced at $20, go on sale Tuesday 14 July at noon ET
From Bernstein to Benedetti, Haitink to Hvorostovsky, Mackerras to Kanneh-Masons
Musical greats, from the past and the present, brought together in one extraordinary Proms season
17 July – 12 September 2020
BBC Radio 3 opens this summer’s ‘Fantasy Proms’ with a programme of great Proms moments including Iain Farrington’s world premiere for the BBC Grand Virtual Orchestra putting Beethoven’s symphonies in a spin
Nicola Benedetti, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Simon Rattle, Anoushka Shankar and Mitsuko Uchida, amongst artists performing live from the Royal Albert Hall
Live performances from the RAH to begin with a momentous opening night conducted by BBC Symphony Orchestra Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo
A unique Last Night to unite the world led by Finnish conductor Dalia Stasevska with South African soprano Golda Schultz
BBC Four selects six momentous Proms from across the archive from the West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and Chineke! Orchestra
Katie Derham, Tom Service, Suzy Klein, Danielle de Niese and Josie d’Arby lead the line-up of TV presenters
An ambitious, challenging and celebratory multi-platform season
POSTPONEMENT OF OPERA NORTH’S AUTUMN / WINTER SEASONS
As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and the latest guidance on live performances, Opera North has today announced the postponement of all mainstage productions due to tour in Autumn 2020 and Winter 2021.
The Swiss Government have not yet announced how concerts may resume in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, so the management of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich have had to be creative and flexible with their planning of next season.
The orchestra hopes that concerts will be able to resume as ‘normal’ from January 2021 onwards. Sadly, the virus has led to a further postponement of the opening of their renovated concert hall (the Tonhalle) until August 2021. Concerts next season will therefore continue at the Tonhalle Maag.
English National Ballet School and The Royal Ballet School are delighted to announce that they will be participating in the inaugural World Ballet School Day which will be streamed online on Tuesday 7 Julyfrom 12 noon BST.
After the bad news of the cancellation of Glyndebourne’s 2020 Autumn Tour due to the ongoing uncertainty around Covid-19 comes more encouraging news that Glyndebourne will welcome back audiences for our first ever full summer season of open-air concerts and operas during July and August. Glyndebourne Festival 2020 was forced to close following the outbreak of … Read more