Errollyn Wallen’s Peace on Earth has been selected for the Service of Nine Lessons and Carols in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge on Christmas Eve.
A new setting of A Spotless Rose commissioned by Harrow School for its Carol Service in Westminster Cathedral
Errollyn Wallen’s new song will be premiered by Claire Barnett-Jones and Simon Lepper in this BBC Proms programme from Birmingham
National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
“….all under the baton of John Andrews, a conductor who absolutely understands Sullivan’s style – which is to say, he conducts it with the transparent, lyrical verve of early Mendelssohn.” Spectator, June 2022
Alex Haigh sings Le Remendado in a new production of Carmen by Mathilde López. Jeremy Silver conducts.
BBC New Generation Artists Ema Nikolovska and Kunal Lahiry present the world premiere of The Lake, composed by Errollyn Wallen as a reflection and response to Schubert’s final collection of songs,Schwanengesang.
Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in the world premiere of Errollyn Wallen’s orchestra work.
John Andrews conducts this new production by Christopher Luscombe of Gilbert and Sullivan’s famous work. There are five performances June 26, 28 and July 1, 6, 8.
Chicago Opera Theatre commissioned Errollyn Wallen’s second opera to be premiered this month. Quamino’s Map is set in 18th century London it tells the story of a man who, after winning his freedom from slavery, is introduced into London society. The story. to a libretto by Deborah Brevoort, is loosely based on a book by S.I. Martin – Incomparable World.
“Offering some of the most vivid singing is Russian tenor Roman Arndt as the morally depraved but physically fatally attractive Duke, whose famous arias (especially La donna e mobile) come over eloquently.” Rigoletto/Opera North, The Stage, January 2022
Graeae Theatre Company perform Errollyn Wallen’s new chamber opera about blind musician, Maria-Theresia von Paradis. A pupil of Salieri and friend (and alleged lover) of Mozart, she captivated 18th century Europe with her own sensational talent.
Anna Lucia Richter and Ammiel Bushakevitz will perform a programme of Brahms and Wolf at 13.00
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.
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
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.
Joseph Doody performs the role of Guglielmo D’Epperto
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.
Roman Arndt performs the role of Walther von der Vogelweide in the Mariinsky Production.
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 and Strauss with Karina Canellakis the new chief conductor of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
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”.
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.
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
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.
DIRECTOR- BARRIE KOKSY
REVIVAL DIRECTOR- DONNA STIRRUP
CONDUCTOR- LAURENCE CUMMINGS
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.
Baritone Christian Federici reprises his role as Moralès in Bizet’s Carmen in this co-production with Ravenna Festival
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.
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.