VOCES8’s ‘A Christmas Cracker’ is full of festive musical treats

United KingdomUnited Kingdom LIVE FROM LONDON CHRISTMAS 2021 – ‘A Christmas Cracker’: VOCES8, VOCES8 Foundation Choir; VOCES8 Orchestra / Barnaby Smith (conductor) with Jack Liebeck (guest leader/soloist), Tamsin Greig, Richard Leaf (narrators), plus Young Performer Spotlight performance from Barnsley Youth Choir. Broadcast from St Jude’s Church, Hampstead and VOCES8 Centre, London, 4.12.2021. (CC)

VOCES8 and string quartet (c) Colin Sheen

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Streaming now The Royal Ballet’s Giselle must not be missed for its exceptional performances

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Giselle: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Boris Gruzin (conductor). Performance of 20.11.2021 and streamed (directed by Peter Jones) from 3.12.2021. (JPr)

End of Act I of The Royal Ballet’s Giselle

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Opera Rara’s Carlo Rizzi and the RPO return Leoncavallo’s Zingari to London after more than 100 years

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Opera Rara – Leoncavallo’s Zingari: Soloists, Opera Rara Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Carlo Rizzi (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 3.12.2021. (JPr)

Carlo Rizzi conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (c) Simon Weir

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