New Zealand Opera’s Tosca: what a production, voices, playing and conducting!

New ZealandNew Zealand Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Tobias Ringborg (conductor). St. James Theatre, Wellington. 10.10.2015. (PM)

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Simon O’Neill (Cavaradossi) and Orla Boylan (Tosca) (c) Neil Mackenzie

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More live opera returns to London with a star-studded Pagliacci on 3 October

Live Opera Returns to London with Star-studded Cast PAGLIACCI by Ruggero Leoncavallo Saturday 3rd October 8pm, St James’ Church, Islington, N1 8PH Tickets available if you click here Cast: Peter Auty, Elin Pritchard, Robert Hayward, Nicholas Lester, Aled Hall Conducted by John Andrews Directed by Christopher Luscombe with Berrak Dyer – piano Fenella Humphries – … Read more

Counterpoise Present Kokoschka’s Doll Featuring Sir John Tomlinson

Counterpoise is an ensemble of some of the most sought-after instrumentalists in the UK, founded with the aim of crossing genres, exploring the relationship between music, text and visuals, and seeking to develop aspects of narrative and other extra-musical influences.

Fenella Humphreys violin
Deborah Calland trumpet
Kyle Horch saxophone/clarinet
Iain Farrington piano

Our latest project, Kokoschka’s Doll, featuring Sir John Tomlinson, Rozanna Madylus and Counterpoise, will be performed at a number of venues in 2017 and 2018.

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Opera Integra Bring Die Fledermaus to Notting Hill in March

Opera Integra’s Die Fledermaus


Opera Integra present a new production of Die Fledermaus by Fiona Williams, choreographed by former Lead Principal ballerina at English National Ballet, Elena Glurdjidze, accompanied by Opera Integra’s chamber orchestra and conducted by Sonia Ben-Santamaria.

24 & 25 MARCH, 2017 at 7.30pm 

VENUE: St John’s Notting Hill, Lansdowne Crescent, W11 2NN

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Editorial Vacancy A vacancy will soon occur for the post of UK Editor (Scotland, Wales, the English provinces, opera and ballet) following the impending retirement of Roger Jones. Editorial skills and some knowledge of classical music would be advantageous for the post, but good English and punctuation are particularly important. The Editor will work as … Read more