Saffron Hall in February – August 2020

Saffron Hall Spring season at a glance

Igor Levit and Sir Antonio Pappano with London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Busoni Piano Concerto
Chineke! And Sheku Kanneh-Mason come together for Haydn’s Cello Concerto No.1
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment bring The Magic of Mozart to over 1000 primary school students
Britten Sinfonia and star soloists perform Britten’s Curlew River, featuring Ian Bostridge as the Madwoman and including study afternoon
The Tallis Scholars perform Spem in alium and Allegri’s Miserere
World premiere of new Danny Elfman work with Elim Chan conducting National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Beethoven 250 celebrated with Midori and players from Lucerne Festival Strings performing all-Beethoven concert, and pianist John Lill returns with four Beethoven sonatas

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Elaine McKrill and Jonathan Stoughton impress in Saffron Opera Group’s exciting and engrossing Tristan und Isolde

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Tristan und Isolde (concert performance): Saffron Opera Group Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Thorne (conductor). Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, Essex, 15.9.2019. (JPr)

(l-r) Elaine McKrill (Isolde), Michael Thorne (conductor) & Jonathan Stoughton (Tristan)
with the Saffron Opera Group Orchestra (c) Roger King

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Saffron Opera Group’s Tristan und Isolde on Sunday 15 September

SAFFRON OPERA GROUP PRESENTS TRISTAN UND ISOLDE

FORMER TRIUMPHS INCLUDE THE RING CYCLE, PARSIFAL, DIE MEISTERSINGER

THRILLING CAST OF ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING ARTISTS IN OPERA’S GREATEST LOVE STORY

‘A most remarkable concert performance… superb’
(Simon Heffer, Daily Telegraph, on Parsifal)

Saffron Opera Group intends to build on its critically-lauded run of Wagnerian triumphs with the composer’s sublime hymn to the agonies and ecstasies of love, Tristan und Isolde. The concert performance takes place on 15 September in Saffron Hall.

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Another Significant Achievement: Saffron Opera Group’s Parsifal Scales Wagnerian Heights

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner, Parsifal (concert performance): Soloists, Saffron Opera Group Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Thorne (conductor). Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, Essex, 16.9.2018. (JPr)

Elaine McKrill (Kundry), Michael Bracegirdle (Parsifal), Michael Thorne (conductor)
& SOG Orchestra (c) Roger King

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Saffron Opera Group Presents Parsifal in Saffron Walden on 16 September

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SAFFRON OPERA GROUP CONTINUES WAGNERIAN TRIUMPHS

 CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENSEMBLE PRESENTS PARSIFAL

FOR SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEW CLICK HERE

REVIEWS OF THE RING CYCLE

‘Saffron Opera is now a major Wagnerian force’ (Wagner News)
‘Intellectually as well as emotionally engaging… shattering’ (Operissima.org)
‘The whole performance seemed to transcend itself’ (The Guardian)

After triumphant performances of the Ring Cycle and Die Meistersinger – which have been hailed in the national press as some of the UK’s most ambitious and successful British Wagnerian events of the last decade – Saffron Opera Group now turns its attention to Wagner’s final masterpiece: Parsifal. The performance will take place on 16 September 16 in Saffron Hall.

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Saffron Opera Completes its Ring with Götterdämmerung

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SAFFRON OPERA GROUP COMPLETES ITS WORLD-CLASS RING CYCLE

UPDATE – FOR A REVIEW OF THIS PEROFORMANCE CLICK HERE

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENSEMBLE PRESENTS GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG

Saffron Opera Group performs Götterdämmerung at 2pm on 17 September 2017 at Saffron Hall (Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH)

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