Augustin Viard Cine-Concert Premiere

During lockdown Augustin Viard composed a soundtrack for the 1928 silent film “The Fall of the House of Usher” (La Chute de la Maison Usher) by legendary French filmmaker Jean Epstein. Augustin’s plan was to perform the soundtrack on the ondes Martenot live for a cinema screening. The Fall of the House of Usher based on the 1839 Gothic short story by Edgar Allan Poe was described as one of.

Martin Jones 80th Birthday Concert

Postponed from 2020 Martin Jones will belatedly celebrate his 80th birthday with a concert at LSO St Luke’s. He has selected an eclectic and diverse programme giving a taste of the 100 recordings he has made for Nimbus Records since 1973. Programme Liszt Variations on a theme by Bach Debussy Images Book 1 Grainter/Strauss Ramble on the love duet from ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ Albéniz El Albaicin from ‘Iberia’ Gershwin/Wild Fantasy on.

Strauss – Arabella
Opernhaus Zürich

Musical director Fabio Luisi, Ann-Katrin Stöcker (31 Mar) Producer Robert Carsen Stage and costume design Gideon Davey Lighting designer Robert Carsen, Peter van Praet Choreography Philippe Giraudeau Choir director Ernst Raffelsberger Dramaturgy Ian Burton, Kathrin Brunner

Beethoven Fest: Chamber Concert
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

BeethovenFest guest artists Alina Ibragimova and Saleem Ashkar team up with baritone Tyler Duncan at Christ Church Cathedral to perform a beautiful chamber concert featuring Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 5, “An die ferne Geliebte“ for voice and piano, plus Brahms’ Piano Quintet Op. 34, often called “the crown of his chamber music,” with members of the VSO.

Donizetti – Viva La Diva
Salzburg State Theatre

Joseph Doody performs the role of Guglielmo D’Epperto

Beethoven – Trio Grimal Gastinel Cassard

Six instrumentistes hors pair unissent leurs forces pour présenter un panorama de la musique de chambre de Beethoven pour trio à cordes, quintette à cordes, trio avec piano et quatuor avec piano.

Handel – Messiah

Wagner – Tannhauser
Mariinsky Theatre

Roman Arndt performs the role of Walther von der Vogelweide in the Mariinsky Production.

Kansas City Symphony

Esteemed conductor Matthew Halls returns to lead the orchestra, Symphony Chorus and guest vocalists in Beethoven’s early, transcendent Mass in C. Haydn’s delightful Symphony No. 102 is jam-packed with surprises — especially the fun ending. James MacMillan’s Sinfonietta transports listeners “from the tranquil to the visceral and back again.”

Auerbach-Pieces of Tomorrow
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest

Auerbach and Strauss with Karina Canellakis the new chief conductor of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

Prokoviev, Mendelssohn & Brahms
Razumovsky Ensemble

David Cohen joins The Razumovsky Ensemble who draw together world-class musicians, handpicked by cellist Oleg Kogan for each concert, so that every performance is fresh and exciting, with every programme showcased at its best. Mendelssohn’s Octet, with its abundant melodies and infectious rhythms, is performed alongside Brahms’ warm and rich first Sextet and Prokoviev’s sonata, which was described by his son as “lyrical, playful and fantastic in turn”.

John Adams – Nixon in China
Scottish Opera

A first for Scottish Opera. John Fulljames – Director of Opera at The Royal Danish Theatre – directs Adams’ iconic work, with designs by the ever-inventive Dick Bird (The Mikado 2016). Barbara Cole Walton joins the Scottish Opera chorus.

Bizet – Carmen
Ravenna Festival Tour

Christian Federici reprises his role as Moralès in the Ravenna Festival Production.

Carmen was included in the “Autumn 2019 Trilogy” of the Ravenna Festival, a project conceived and curated by Cristina Mazzavillani Muti

Bach Cantatas
Quebec City Season

The music of Johann Sebastian Bach offers a profound, boundless spiritual experience. Les Violons du Roy presents three of the master’s cantatas in an intimate performance led by Jonathan Cohen.

Recital with Stefan Astakhov, baritone

Handel – Saul
Glyndebourne revival


Rossini – Barber of Seville
Baltic Opera

Probably no opera hero arouses such laughter and such sympathy as the Seville barber. Thanks to the phenomenal comedy of Beaumarchais Figaro invents harmless intrigues, opposes iniquity and at the same time entertains to tears. Rossini’s extremely spontaneous music gives an incredible dynamism to the love adventures. The tempo and energy emanating from this work of the young composer have already accompanied the creation of The Barber: according to the.

Bizet – Carmen

Baritone Christian Federici reprises his role as Moralès in Bizet’s Carmen in this co-production with Ravenna Festival

Stravinsky, Copland and Arnold
Trinity Orchestra

John Andrews, Trinity Orchestra’s dynamic Music Director, takes up the baton to bring to life a truly exciting and varied programme of 20th-century orchestral works.

Mozart – Don Giovanni
Merry Opera Company

Judgement Day for Don Giovanni, the world’s greatest lover. A supernatural comedy-thriller occurring in breakneck real time; beginning with murder, ending with a statue coming to dinner & a hellish sentence passed on the legendary seducer; the epic downfall of a man who always knows what we need, always makes us happy, but eventually realises he is out of time. Polarising audiences for centuries, startlingly modern yet a dinosaur, can.

Organ Recital

David Titterington performs organ music by Harris, Andriessen, Ritter and Samuel Wesley.

Opera & Brunch
International Vocal Competition

‘Opera & Brunch’ together with baritone Stefan Astakhov and pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz. Start your Sunday amidst the best opera talents and a delicious buffet

Christmas Concert
Harpenden Choral Society

Christmas Concert with audience carols and seasonal readings

J.Hoffman – Tales of Hoffmann
Zazerkalye Theatre

In “Tales of Hoffmann” directed by Alexander Petrov, conductor Pavel Bubelnikov and artist Natalia Klemina, the glare and shadow of a mysterious looking glass mirror captivate and transfer to other worlds not only the heroes of the performance, but also the audience in the hall. The real world and its romantic illusion in the minds of the poet and dreamer Hoffmann exist inseparably, and in this phantasmagoria fatally unattainable love takes on, elusive happiness …

Beethoven – Fidelio
Fidelio Orchestra

The Fidelio Orchestra will be putting on a production of its namesake – Beethoven’s opera Fidelio – in the intimate setting of Conway Hall. Thomas Humphreys will perform Don Fernando

A Musical Advent Calendar
Zurich Opera House

A musical Advent Calendar at the Zurich Opera House.

Schubert Recital

A concert dedicated to Franz Schubert • Deux lieder transcrits par Liszt : Du bist die Ruh et Liebesbotschaft • Quatre Impromptus, D 935 Entracte • Sonate D 850

Handel – Messiah

The Purcell Orchestra, St Mary Abbots Choir and Singers, conducted by Mark Uglow

Recital with Laetitia Grimaldi


Mahler – Symphony No.2
Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 | Youth Philharmonic Fusion | Josep Caballé-Domenech · Guest Director · Spain | Betty Garcés · Soprano · Colombia│Susan Platts · Mezzosoprano · United Kingdom / Canada

Britten – Death in Venice
Royal Opera House

The unique resonance of Venice in 1913 is the setting for Britten’s intense and atmospheric opera about a burnt-out, middle-aged writer obsessed with youth while haunted by death. David McVicar’s major new production is the first of two Britten operas this Season, part of The Royal Opera’s ongoing Britten cycle, and features a strong contingent of British artists, headed by Mark Padmore as the troubled Aschenbach, with Gerald Finley in.

Mozart – Requiem

Performed by Crowthorne Choral Society and Wellington College Students and Orchestra, Simon WIlliamson directs Mozarts Requiem with top professional solosits including baritone Thomas Humphreys

2 Lieder Transcrits par Franz Liszt

Philippe Cassard performs Schubert Impromptus and Sonata No.20 as part of Les Dimanches Musicaux series in the theatre at Castres in Southern France.

Lied Recital with Laetitia Grimaldi

Inaugural Lied Recital with Laetitia Grimaldi and Ammiel Bushakevitz at the Academy of the arts in Xining

Mahler – Symphony No. 2
Lansing Symphony Orchestra

Mezzo-Soprano Susan Platts sings in Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Bizet – Carmen
Ravenna Festival

Christian Federici plays the role of Moralès in the Ravenna Festival Production of Bizet’s masterpiece Carmen, directed by Vladimir Ovodok

Beethoven – Trios
Festival de Laon

In anticipation of Beethoven’s 250th birthday in 2020, the first of three concerts in the Laon Festival of his piano trios. From the first opus conceived in the last years of the eighteenth century, to the “Trio of Spirits” through which E.T.A. Hoffmann described the romantic spirit of music as a universe of in-between. BILLETTERIE EN LIGNEAJOUTER À VOTRE AGENDA Ludwig van Beethoven Trio op.1 n° 1 en Mi bémol.

Gershwin – Porgy and Bess
Zazerkalye Theatre

Yakov Strivhak performs the role of Crown in Porgy and Bess

Birtwhistle – The Mask of Orpheus
English National Opera

Kamilla Dunstan covers the role of EURYDICE WOMAN during its English National Opera Autumn Season run

English Songs à la Française

As part of the Noonday Getaway Concert Series, Tyler Duncan performs a programme of English Songs with Erika Switzer

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