20th Oxford Lieder Festival – 8 to 23 October 2021

The 20th Oxford Lieder Festival: Nature’s Songbook

The Oxford Lieder Festival (8 – 23 October 2021) will celebrate its 20th anniversary this autumn. Celebrating the magical art of song, an astonishing array of artists will appear in more than 80 events, encompassing the great song cycles of Schubert and Schumann, the riches of fin-de-siècle Paris, the epic landscapes of Scandinavia and the vibrant sphere of American song.

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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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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