The Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre Reopens in December 2018

19/09/2018

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The Royal Opera House announces opening Season for the new Linbury Theatre

  • The Linbury Theatre, the West End’s newest and most intimate theatre, showcases an exciting array of opera and dance in its inaugural Season, from an 18th-century rarity to 21st-century new works.
  • The first Season features four world premieres, including Gavin Higgins’s new opera The Monstrous Child, based on Francesca Simon’s novel of the same name.
  • Directors and choreographers participating include Ivo van HoveAletta CollinsAdele ThomasWayne McGregor and Timothy Sheader.
  • Co-producers and visiting companies and artists include Alessandra Ferri, National Dance Company WalesIntrodansCas Public,Ballet BlackYorke Dance ProjectLost DogLondon Handel FestivalIsango Ensemble and Muziektheater Transparant.
  • Ticket prices range from £5 to £45, with 25 per cent of seats priced at £25 or less.

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Northampton’s 13th Malcolm Arnold Festival – 13 to 14 October 2018

19/09/2018

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‘The Consummate Communicator’ is the theme of the 13th Malcolm Arnold Festival, 13th – 14th October 2018; an annual weekend packed with live music, films and talks on this multi-faceted composer and his music, and taking place in the composer’s birthplace, Northampton, at the town’s dedicated arts’ venue Royal & Derngate.  

 www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/malcolm-arnold-festival-18

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LMTO Bring Camelot Back to the West End for the First Time in 30 Years on 6 October

18/09/2018

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London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents

Lerner and Loewe’s

CAMELOT

AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM

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7.30pm on Saturday 6th October 2018

STARRING 

DAVID THAXTON, SAVANNAH STEVENSON, CHARLES RICE and CLIVE CARTER, with MATTHEW MCKENNA,

CELINDE SCHOENMAKER, EMMANUEL KOJO, OLIVER SAVILE, RAPHAEL HIGGINGS-HUMES and SAM SWANN
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The Met: Live in HD in 2018/19

05/09/2018

The Met: Live in HD season returns to international screens this October with three productions. Read more

The Royal Opera House’s Exciting 2018/19 Cinema Season

05/09/2018

The Royal Opera House celebrates 10-years of live cinema broadcasts

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See Pop-Up Opera’s La Tragédie de Carmen this Autumn

30/08/2018

Pop-Up Opera: Autumn Season 2018

La Tragédie de Carmen

Thursday 20th September – Friday 23rd November 2018

Pop-Up Opera return this autumn with a reimagining of Bizet’s famous masterpiece La Tragédie de Carmen.  In 1981 Peter Brook collaborated with composer Marius Constant to reimagine this emotive opera and, now, Pop-Up Opera will stage this stripped back incarnation.  Sung in French with Pop-Up Opera’s signature ‘silent movie’ captions in English, this dark and thrilling piece may not always be as you expect. Read more

This October Carlos Acosta Returns to London to Celebrate Thirty Years in Dance

28/08/2018

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CARLOS ACOSTA – A CELEBRATION THIRTY YEARS IN DANCE

The Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2AP

2, 3, 4 and 5 October 2018 at 7.30pm

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Internationally renowned Carlos Acosta is delighted to announce the repertoire that he will be performing, alongside his company Acosta Danza, for four special performances only at the Royal Albert Hall from 2nd to 5th October. Read more

A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG

22/08/2018

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To admirers of great singing Petra Lang needs little introduction because of her superb performances on the world’s leading opera stages and concert platforms. In recent years, especially, she has brought the audiences at the annual Bayreuth Festival to their feet to acclaim her wonderful portrayals of Ortrud (review click here) and Isolde (review click here). Seen and Heard was delighted when Petra Lang agreed to answer our questions to look back – amongst much else – at how she began as a singer, who gave her advice along the way, a singer’s life, her thoughts on the roles she has sung and the colleagues she has worked with, as well as, her own advice for young singers. Read more

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