World Premiere by Novaya Opera of Pushkin – The Opera in the Theatre in the Woods

22/02/2018

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PUSHKIN – THE OPERA

STAGED WORLD PREMIERE GIVEN BY MOSCOW’S NOVAYA OPERA AT GRANGE PARK OPERA, SURREY: 11-12 JULY 2018 Read more

Dartington International Summer School & Festival’s 70th

16/02/2018

Dartington International Summer School & Festival Announces its 70th Anniversary Programme

Playing in the courtyard (c) Terry Jeavons

Internationally-renowned Dartington Summer School & Festival has released the course programme for its 70th Anniversary Summer School and Festival, curated by the pianist Joanna MacGregor, that will run from 28 July to 25 August, 2018. As usual, the Festival will be centered around Dartington Hall, the 14th century Grade1listed country estate located in Totnes, Devon. Read more

UPDATED! The Winner of the Glyndebourne Opera Cup and Glyndebourne in 2018

12/02/2018

Major new international singing competition launched by Glyndebourne

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Website http://www.glyndebourne.com/

UPDATE: 

AND THE WINNER IS … SAMANTHA HANKEY

Samantha Hankey and Dame Janet Baker at Glyndebourne Opera Cup final (c) Richard Hubert Smith

The first winner of the Glyndebourne Opera Cup was decided tonight (24 March) as the new international singing competition reached its closing stage at Glyndebourne.

Mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey, 25, from the USA, was crowned the overall winner, receiving £15,000 and the guarantee of a role within five years at one of the top opera houses represented on the competition jury. Read more

NEW! LA Opera’s 2018/19 Season

02/02/2018

LA OPERA IN 2018/2019 Read more

NEW! Buxton Festival 2018 and its New CEO

01/02/2018

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Buxton Festival Announces Michael Williams as New CEO

Michael Williams, who is currently Managing Director of Cape Town Opera, (CTO), will take up his new post in Buxton in April 2018. Read more

NEW! Classical Music at the Barbican in 2018/19

23/01/2018

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The Barbican announces its 2018/19 classical music season

At the core of the Barbican’s 2018/19 classical music season ambitious programme are the Centre’s Resident Orchestra: the London Symphony Orchestra; Associate Orchestra: the BBC Symphony Orchestra; and the Barbican Associate Ensembles the Academy of Ancient Music and Britten Sinfonia, alongside the Barbican’s own-curated concert series, Barbican Presents.  The Australian Chamber Orchestra returns as the Barbican’s newly appointed International Associate Ensemble at Milton Court. Throughout the season, Barbican programmes will be supported by creative learning work and through close collaborations with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Read more

The Piccadilly Chamber Music Series in 2018

13/12/2017

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Chamber music St James’ Piccadilly

The great Christopher Wren-designed Church of St James’ Piccadilly will host a brand new annual series of chamber music concerts from 2018: The Piccadilly Chamber Music Series launches on January 26th 2018 at 7.30pm with a concert given by LSO violinist Rhys Watkins, international cellist Rowena Calvert and concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith. Read more

Opera and More in Buenos Aires in 2018

12/12/2017

Opera Buenos Aires 2018 – A Mixed Bag 

The Teatro Colón’s 2018 season comes from a new team with Enrique Arturo Diemecke now the artistic and production director-general, and with it some reorganisation and innovation of activities.

Numerically the season is about the same as 2017, taking into account cancellations/postponements and with the change of an oratorio in place of an opera to make seven operas and the oratorio and also three chamber operas. Read more

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