Opera Holland Park introduces the 2021 Season, including casting and a reimagined auditorium

A breath of fresh air Working with the set designer takis, Opera Holland Park has reimagined the stage and auditorium of its theatre. The new dynamic and exciting performance space…

The Royal Opera House unveils a week-long programme of activity to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021

The Royal Opera House is delighted to announce a week of activity to mark International Women’s Day 2021.   Join us from Monday 8 March as we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 and host a week of events, broadcasts and…

Glyndebourne committed to staging its 2021 festival

Glyndebourne has confirmed its plans to proceed with its annual opera festival in 2021, with adaptations to ensure the show can go on, even if social distancing is still in…

Visions of Childhood: April Fredrick and the English Symphony Orchestra

“Let’s not lose our wayin this solitude.” (‘September’, from Vier Letzte Lieder) The last work that American-born, UK-domiciled soprano April Fredrick performed before the March 2020 coronavirus lockdown was Richard…

VOCES8 open their Live from London, Spring festival

Spring may be almost upon us, its rituals heralding re-awakenings and promising new beginnings.  But, this year, when we are all stuck in an eternal present, the cycles of the…

Anna Netrebko: Met Stars Live in Concert

The latest, and tenth, concert in the Met Stars Live series took us to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna’s Hofburg Palace complex.  The concert was once again genially hosted…

Met announces two-week schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams

The Met has announced themed lineups for two weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams,a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company’s website during…

Royal Opera House announces an evening of music and song with Tony and the Young Artists and a new Friday Premiere stream

The Royal Opera House is proud to continue its #OurHouseToYourHouse programme with Tony and the Young Artists, a celebration of music and song on Friday 19 February at 7pm GMT and our next Friday Premiere, The…

Garsington Opera announces Youth Company opera commissions 2021/2022

OPERA ANNOUNCES TWO MAJOR OPERA COMMISSIONS FOR 2021/2022 The operas will be performed by community participants with professional adult soloists. Garsington Opera Youth Company gives young people the opportunity to…

Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczała: Met Stars Live in Concert

January can be a dull and depressing month, and this year it is particularly difficult to keep faith that a light will eventually shine through the darkness.  But, a soul-lifting…