Glyndebourne tours to Milton Keynes, Canterbury, Norwich and Liverpool in November

Glyndebourne’s fresh new take on La bohème leads the Glyndebourne Tour lineup this autumn

Glyndebourne’s brand new production of Puccini’s La bohème, which opened to critical acclaim at Glyndebourne Festival this summer, takes to the road this autumn as part of the Glyndebourne Tour, with performances at Glyndebourne during October and then at venues in Milton Keynes, Canterbury, Norwich and Liverpool during November. The striking new staging by Dutch director Floris Visser was widely praised for its fresh take on an opera that is familiar to many.

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Oxford Lieder returns for its 21st year in October 2022

The 21st Oxford Lieder Festival: 14 to 29 October 2022
Friendship in Song: An Intimate Art

  • Oxford Lieder, the UK’s biggest festival of song, marks its 21st year with a fortnight featuring nearly 80 events.
  • World-class singers and pianists, alongside emerging stars, take to the stage for song recitals, complemented by a wide-ranging series of illustrated study events.
  • World premieres include songs cycles by British-Chinese composer Alex Ho (Oxford Lieder’s new Associate Composer), Ian Venables and Elena Langer.
  • A range of ticket prices with several free events, tickets starting at just £3 and a choice of discounts and concessionary rates make the Festival accessible to all.

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Bampton Classical Opera’s September performances of Handel’s Clori, Tirsi e Fileno 

BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA 2022 – G F Handel’s Clori, Tirsi e Fileno (1707) Performances: 3 September, 7pm: Old Walland, Wadhurst, Sussex, TN5 6LU 11 September, 3pm: Weald Manor, Bampton, Oxfordshire, OX18 2HQ 24 September, 4pm: Summer at Breinton, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0RD Libretto: anonymous, English translation by Gilly French Conductor: Julian Perkins Bampton Classical Player This autumn Bampton … Read more

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich and Switzerland’s visiting orchestras in 2022-23

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich – Season preview 2022-23 The Tonhalle Orchestra has announced details of its concerts next season. Artists ‘in focus’ will be Emmanuel Pahud and Fazil Say, Creative Chair will be Toshio Hosokawa. Paavo Järvi will continue recording his Bruckner cycle, this season it will the grand Symphony No.8. The Mendelssohn cycle is virtually complete, … Read more

English National Opera in 2022-23

The English National Opera (ENO) announces their 2022/23 Main Stage Season

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  • The ENO’s 2022/23 Season features nine main stage productions at the London Coliseum: seven new productions and two revivals.
  • This varied programme of opera encompasses a range of bold and relevant stories, both new and well-known.
  • Offering new productions of rarely staged pieces, as well as broad-reaching work, we are creating a spectrum of operatic experiences for every member of our wide and diverse audience.
  • Christof Loy’s production of Puccini’s Tosca makes its UK debut at the ENO, with Sinéad Campbell-Wallace in the title role, conducted by Leo Hussain.
  • Jo Davies directs the first production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Yeomen of the Guard in the company’s history.
  • Jake Heggie’s opera of classic film It’s a Wonderful Life receives its UK premiere, conducted by Nicole Paiement, with Danielle de Niese making her ENO operatic debut.

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