Bampton Classical Opera in 2020 – Gluck’s Paris and Helen

15/11/2019

BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA 2020 – Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Paris and Helen (1770)

Performances:
[Gardens at The Grange, Bampton, Oxfordshire: Friday 17, Saturday 18 July – postponed]
[The Orangery Theatre, Westonbirt School, Gloucesteshire: Monday 31 August – postponed]

St John’s Smith Square, London: Friday 18 September Read more

English National Ballet’s 70th Anniversary Gala Performances – 17 & 18 January 2020

07/11/2019

English National Ballet celebrates 70th Anniversary
London Coliseum
Friday 17 & Saturday 18 January 2020

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FOR A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE ON 17 JANUARY CLICK HERE

As part of its 70th anniversary season, English National Ballet celebrates its history with three specially curated gala performances at the London Coliseum on 17 and 18 January 2020. Read more

Martin Yates and RSNO to give world premiere of The Future by Ralph Vaughan Williams

31/10/2019

World premiere performances of The Future by Ralph Vaughan Williams from the RNSO
in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Ralph Vaughan Williams

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CONDUCTOR HERVÉ NIQUET INTERVIEWED ABOUT GRÉTRY’S RICHARD, COEUR DE LION

21/10/2019

Hervé Niquet discusses Grétry’s opera, Richard, Coeur de Lion with Colin Clarke

Hervé Niquet  (c) Julien Mignot

Opéra Versailles’s production of Grétry’s Richard, Coeur de Lion recently was a great success (review click here). The morning after the first performance of the run, I meet Hervé Niquet in an achingly cool hotel in Versailles. Open and friendly, he is an interviewer’s dream. Read more

Abay Kazakh State Opera and Ballet Theatre at the London Coliseum on 17 November

08/10/2019

Abay Kazakh State Opera and Ballet Theatre UK Debut

For one night only on Sunday 17 November the London Coliseum hosts the UK debut of the Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in a performance of two classic one-act ballets by Michel Fokine. Read more

HarrisonParrott celebrates 50 years at the Royal Festival Hall

07/10/2019

HarrisonParrott’s 50th anniversary celebrations

Jasper Parrot with Vladimir Ashkenazy, Paavo Järvi, Elim Chan
and Santtu-Matias Rouvali (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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Highgate International Chamber Music Festival’s Beethoven 249 in November

04/10/2019

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival, 23 – 30 November 2019 in Highgate, London.

The theme for 2019, Beethoven 249, sees HICMF celebrate this notable anniversary of the great man, with Beethoven featuring in each of the main concerts.

The festival opens with Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata (arr. for String Quintet) and much-loved String Quintet in C major, performed by Alexander SitkovetskyNatalie KloudaLaurence PowerSheku Kanneh-Mason and Ashok Klouda. Further highlights include Julian Bliss performing Beethoven’s Clarinet Trio Op.11 and Dohnányi’s Sextet Op.37, and on 28 November Classic FM presenter John Suchet provides spoken introductions to music by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. Read more

The Leeds Lieder Concert Series 2019-20

04/10/2019

Leeds Lieder announces 2019-20 Concert Series and advance information about 2020 Festival Read more

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