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Jennifer Rowley, Yonghoon Lee & Anita Rachvelishvili lead Met Opera’s ‘Il Trovatore’

Jennifer Rowley, Yonghoon Lee & Anita Rachvelishvili lead Met Opera’s ‘Il Trovatore’

admin January 15, 2018 0

A scene from Verdi’s Il Trovatore. Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera. Sir David McVicar’s exhilarating production of Verdi’s thrilling tragedy, Il Trovatore, returns to the Metropolitan Opera later this month, running for just eight performances from

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Philip Glass’s opera masterpiece ‘Satyagraha’ returns to English National Opera

Philip Glass’s opera masterpiece ‘Satyagraha’ returns to English National Opera

admin January 8, 2018 0

Alan Oke as Gandhi in the 2013 ENO production © Donald Cooper Visionary director Phelim McDermott‘s critically acclaimed English National Opera production of Philip Glass’s contemporary operatic masterpiece, Satyagraha, will make its highly anticipated return to the

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The Royal Ballet ’s ‘Giselle’ returns to the Royal Opera House on 19 January, 2018

The Royal Ballet ’s ‘Giselle’ returns to the Royal Opera House on 19 January, 2018

admin December 13, 2017 Comments Off on The Royal Ballet ’s ‘Giselle’ returns to the Royal Opera House on 19 January, 2018

A signature work of The Royal Ballet repertory, Peter Wright’s haunting production of Giselle returns to the Royal Opera House for 15 performances from Friday 19 January to Friday 9 March, 2018. Based on Marius

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Susan Graham to lead Met Opera’s ‘The Merry Widow’, directed by Susan Stroman

Susan Graham to lead Met Opera’s ‘The Merry Widow’, directed by Susan Stroman

admin December 9, 2017 Comments Off on Susan Graham to lead Met Opera’s ‘The Merry Widow’, directed by Susan Stroman

Susan Graham as Hanna in Lehár’s The Merry Widow. Image © Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Susan Graham is set to reprise her acclaimed performance as the wealthy widow Hanna Glawari in Susan Stroman’s production of Franz Lehár’s

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‘Joseph Calleja’ returns with new album ‘Verdi’, out on 2 February 2018 via Decca Classics

‘Joseph Calleja’ returns with new album ‘Verdi’, out on 2 February 2018 via Decca Classics

admin December 8, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Joseph Calleja’ returns with new album ‘Verdi’, out on 2 February 2018 via Decca Classics

One of the world’s leading tenors, Joseph Calleja, returns with his new album ‘Verdi’, due for release on 2nd February 2018, via Decca Classics. The album sees Calleja explore the light and dark in Verdi’s

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balletLORENT’s ‘Rumpelstiltskin’ to be streamed online on 8 December, 2017

balletLORENT’s ‘Rumpelstiltskin’ to be streamed online on 8 December, 2017

admin December 1, 2017 Comments Off on balletLORENT’s ‘Rumpelstiltskin’ to be streamed online on 8 December, 2017

Leading dance theatre company balletLORENT’s emotional take on the classic fairytale, Rumpelstiltskin, performed this October at Northern Stage Newcastle, has been captured for screen will now be released online on 8th December in time for Christmas family viewing.

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Birmingham Royal Ballet announces international tours to Virginia and Japan in spring 2018

Birmingham Royal Ballet announces international tours to Virginia and Japan in spring 2018

admin November 24, 2017 Comments Off on Birmingham Royal Ballet announces international tours to Virginia and Japan in spring 2018

The UK’s leading classical ballet touring company, Birmingham Royal Ballet, has today announced it will be crossing two oceans in 2018 with extensive international tours to Virginia and Japan. The company will be flying across

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James Levine to conduct rare Met performances of ‘Verdi’s Requiem’ from 24 November

James Levine to conduct rare Met performances of ‘Verdi’s Requiem’ from 24 November

admin November 14, 2017 Comments Off on James Levine to conduct rare Met performances of ‘Verdi’s Requiem’ from 24 November

Photo: Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera The Metropolitan Opera has today announced that Music Director Emeritus James Levine will conduct four performances of Verdi’s Requiem on 24, 27 and 29 November, and 2 December (mat) 2017, marking the

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Itzhak Perlman to conduct Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 6 May, 2018

Itzhak Perlman to conduct Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 6 May, 2018

admin November 6, 2017 Comments Off on Itzhak Perlman to conduct Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 6 May, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed show at the Barbican Centre in April 2016, legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman will now make his anticipated return to the UK for a huge concert at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday

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Ailyn Pérez to make role debut in the Met Opera’s ‘Thaïs’, opening on 11 November

Ailyn Pérez to make role debut in the Met Opera’s ‘Thaïs’, opening on 11 November

admin November 2, 2017 Comments Off on Ailyn Pérez to make role debut in the Met Opera’s ‘Thaïs’, opening on 11 November

American soprano Ailyn Pérez will make her role debut as the glamorous and alluring courtesan, Thaïs, in the Met Opera‘s forthcoming production of Jules Massenet‘s seductive opera, opening on 11 November, 2017, for seven performances. Massenet’s intriguing exploration

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