First ever Cumbria Festival of Opera – 4 to 11 September 2021

The 2021 Cumbria Festival of Opera is the first of its kind: a week of music, theatre, and education in one of the most beautiful areas in the world

The Cumbria Opera Group has existed since 2016, with the aim of bringing high-quality opera, classical music, and music education to Cumbria. Our productions of Dido and AeneasVenus and Adonis, and Acis and Galatea have demonstrated people’s passion for opera in this fantastic county, and we are thrilled to present Cumbria’s first ever Festival of Opera.

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Opera Philadelphia in 2021/22

Opera Philadelphia announces ‘live and digital’ 2021-2022 season

Building on the success of its acclaimed 2020-2021 season, described by The New York Times as ‘laying claim to the mantle of making new material during the pandemic’, Opera Philadelphia has announced plans for an untraditional 2021-2022 season. Eliminating the time constraints of what constitutes an ‘opera season’, the Opera Philadelphia Channel will continue to stream original films, archival performances and new programming year-round.

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Frankfurt Opera announces 2021-2022 season

Frankfurt Opera’s 2021-2022 season will see eleven new productions, of which eight will be performed in the opera house and three in the Bockenheimer Depot, a former tram depot and the main workshop of the Straßenbahn Frankfurt am Main. In addition, there will be fifteen revivals of past productions and eight vocal recitals. Complete details … Read more

Opernhaus Zürich for 2021/22

 THE 2021/22 SEASON AT THE OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH

 GIANANDREA NOSEDA SUCCEEDS FABIO LUISI AS GENERAL MUSIC DIRECTOR

A NEW ’RING DES NIBELUNGEN’ +NEW PRODUCTIONS WITH CECILIA BARTOLI AND
DIANA DAMRAU + WORLD PREMIERES AND HIDDEN GEMS

OPERA REVIVALS WITH ANNA NETREBKO, ANJA HARTEROS, ELĪNA GARANČA, BRYN TERFEL, LUDOVIC TEZIER AND MARCELO ÁLVAREZ

THE BALLETT ZÜRICH – CRYSTAL PITE RETURNS, A WORLD PREMIERE BY CHRISTIAN SPUCK, AND NEW WORKS BY THE DANCERS

377 PERFORMANCES, 17 PREMIERES, 20 REVIVALS, 43 CONCERTS & SONG RECITALS,
15 SPECIAL OFFERS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, ‘OPER FÜR ALLE’ & ’BALLETT FÜR ALLE’

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She Walks in Beauty – Marianne is Faithfull

Marianne is Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull (c) Giancarlo Botti

Marianne is Faithfull. That’s true whether upper or lower case is used for the f. We have to ask, faithful to what or to whom? In Marianne’s case it doesn’t just mean tribe, though as I shall show, that is of overwhelming importance; it means faithful to herself, even as that self continues to reveal to her, unknown aspects of herself.

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ENB’s May Reunion at Sadler’s Wells, Solstice in June and 2021/22 plans

Reunion at Sadler’s Wells – 17 to 30 May 2021

English National Ballet (click here) return to live performances with five works by renowned choreographers and rising talents. Created and released as films during our critically acclaimed Digital Season in late 2020 (for our review click here) these original pieces are performed live on stage for the first time.

For 2021/22 see below about:

World premieres of Creature by Akram Khan and Raymonda by Tamara Rojo
New performance dates for THE FORSYTHE EVENING
Nutcracker
returns for the festive season
Celebratory Emerging Dancer event
Maria Kochetkova returns to ENB, joining as Lead Principal
ENB’s new home to be named Mulryan Centre for Dance
New ballet talent pipeline project and expansion of Dance Leaders of the Future

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2021 Lucerne Summer Festival from 10 August to 12 September

Summer Festival – 10 August to 12 September 2021 For more information and ticket information CLICK HERE The Festival Theme is ‘Crazy’ ‘Symphony’: Lucerne Festival Orchestra with Riccardo Chailly and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, ‘artiste étoile’ Yuja Wang, and international symphony orchestras, conductors, and soloists ‘Contemporary’: the new Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra and the Lucerne Festival Academy … Read more

Carnegie Hall Selects – legendary concerts from around the world

 

CARNEGIE HALL SELECTS BEGINS ON 14 MAY 

From 14 May, Carnegie Hall will offer weekly full-length and free concert streams via carnegiehall.org that feature legendary classical musicians in performances from some of the finest concert halls around the world. The new series, Carnegie Hall Selects, celebrates great artists, composers and musical works that have played a central role in Carnegie Hall’s history. A new Carnegie Hall Selects program will be offered each Friday throughout the summer.

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