English National Opera’s 2021/22 season has four new productions (including Wagner’s The Valkyrie) and three revivals

The English National Operas new 2021/22 main stage season heralds the ENO’s ambitious return to the London Coliseum following the coronavirus pandemic theatre closures. In line with our founding principle, the season has been designed to delight aficionados and newcomers alike, with a range of audience favourites and bold new productions.

English National Opera’s 2021/22 season announcement
Martyn Brabbins, Annilese Miskimmon, Stuart Murphy and Emma Bell

The ENO’s 2021/22 season features four new productions and three revivals with a total of 67 performances.

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Summer at Snape – Friday, Saturday and Sunday concerts in June 2021

Summer at Snape – full details of June 2021 concerts announced

While Britten Pears Arts is not able to present a full Aldeburgh Festival this year, June will be packed with performances that have a strong Festival feel, with a Britten focus and an emphasis on new work. These events are part of a Summer at Snape season running from 21 May to early September.

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Bampton Classical Opera’s May 2021 performances of Gluck’s ‘The Crown’ (‘La corona’)

BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA 2021 Christoph Willibald Gluck ‘THE CROWN’ (‘La corona’) composed 1765 Azione teatrale, in one act, sung in Italian with linking English narration Concert Performances: St John’s Smith Square, London: 18 May, 2021 University Church, Oxford: 22 May, 2021 Libretto: Pietro Metastasio Conductor: Robert Howarth CHROMA Ensemble Bampton Classical Opera presents two concert performances of Gluck’s one-act opera The … Read more

Have you ever heard of Florence Price? Learn more from Dr Samantha Ege

Dr Samantha Ege in conversation with Antoine Lévy-Leboyer

Florence Price (1887-1953) was an Afro-American Composer who wrote a very significant amount of music: symphonies, concertos, chamber music, Lieder and some quite simply outstanding piano music. As was the case for numerous composers who, after their death, were somewhat forgotten, Price has found a formidable interpreter in pianist Samantha Ege who has championed her works in concert, recordings and at conferences.

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The Hallé’s Summer Season of six live, socially distanced concerts in Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall

THE HALLÉ IS BACK! LIVE AT THE BRIDGEWATER HALL

Orchestra announces Summer Season with six live concerts (3 June 2021 – 22 July 2021)

The Hallé is delighted to announce its Summer Season of six live, socially distanced concerts in Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. Each programme will be performed twice at 2.15pm and 7pm, to allow as many people as possible to hear the orchestra live once more. Three of these concerts (3 & 17 June, 22 July) will also be available for online broadcast in the same style as the Hallé’s hugely successful Winter Season.

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Royal Opera House to thank NHS workers with programme of live, world-class opera and ballet

#ThankYouNHS 

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As the country emerges from lockdown restrictions, the Royal Opera House is delighted to announce a suite of performances, partnerships and events, as well as a special performance by the Royal Opera Chorus for hospital radios up and down the UK, to say thank you to the amazing staff of the NHS.

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The CBSO are back live at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall between May and July 2021

CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ANNOUNCES RETURN TO LIVE CONCERTS

CBSO to stage eighteen socially-distanced concerts
at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall between May and July

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is to return to Symphony Hall Birmingham as restrictions are lifted to allow live performances for the first time this year, with concerts for socially-distanced audiences to take place each Wednesday from 19 May – 7 July.

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Exciting news from Opera North about its 2021/22 reopening

NEW DAWN FOR OPERA NORTH AS FIVE MAJOR NEW PRODUCTIONS MARK REOPENING

Opera North announces five new productions for its 2021/22 season and an eclectic programme of live music in the Howard Assembly Room, marking a crucial and celebratory moment for the national opera company in the North this Autumn as it also reopens its buildings in central Leeds following a transformational £18 million capital redevelopment programme, Music Works.

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