Fulham Opera perform the revised ‘Wiener-Fassung’ of Die Ägyptische Helena this month at their Fulham home

Fulham Opera’s Die Ägyptische Helena – 19 – 30 October 2021 at St John’s Church, Fulham, London

  • Fulham Opera to stage the UK premiere of the Vienna version of Richard Strauss’s Die Ägyptische Helena
  • New orchestration by Paul Plummer
  • New production directed by Guido Martin-Brandis
  • Fulham Opera are the most ambitious fringe opera company in London, having produced Don Carlo, Falstaff, Die Meistersinger and a complete Ring cycle since their founding in 2011

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Eclectic music programming celebrates the BBC SO’s Barbican Hall return after pandemic woes

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Symphony Orchestra’s A New Dawn: Ben Goldscheider (French horn), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Livestream (directed by Matthew Woodward) from Barbican Hall, London, 2.10.2021. (JPr)

Sakari Oramo conducts Ben Goldscheider (French horn) and the BBC Symphony Orchestra (c) Mark Allan

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Vadim Gluzman’s musical influence and direction inspires the Young Soloists of the Kronberg Academy

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vasks, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky – Young Soloists of the Kronberg Academy: Vadim Gluzman, Lara Boschkor (violin), Diyang Mei, Karolina Errera (viola), Ivan Karizna, Erica Piccotti (cello). Wigmore Hall, London, 26.9.2021. (AK)

Vadim Gluzman (third right) and the young Kronberg Academy musicians at a dress rehearsal (c) Andreas Malkmus/Kronberg Academy

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The Midsummer Marriage joyously launches Edward Gardner’s tenure at the LPO

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tippett, The Midsummer Marriage: Soloists, London Philharmonic Choir (artistic director: Neville Creed), ENO Chorus (chorus director: Mark Biggins), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 25.9.2021. (MB)

Claire Barnett-Jones, Edward Gardner and Ashley Riches (c) Mark Allan

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