Garsington Opera announces dates for the 2021 Season

Garsington Opera have announced dates for the 2021 Season. The digital brochure is available at: https://brochure.garsingtonopera.org/ Priority Booking for the 2021 Season is now open online for members of Garsington Opera.…

Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua receives three GRAMMY award nominations

The NAXOS recording of Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua received GRAMMY Award nominations for (1) Best Choral Performance, (2) Best Engineered Album, Classical, and (3) Best Contemporary Classical Composition.…

2021 GRAMMY award nominations

The nominees for the 2021 GRAMMY awards were announced today. Here is the list of nominess for Best Opera Recording, Best Choral Performance, and Best Classical Solo Vocal Album: 76.…

Lucia Ronchetti appointed Artistic Director of Biennale Musica, Venice

Italian opera composer Lucia Ronchetti has been appointed Artistic Director of the Biennale Musica in Venice. Ronchetti will be responsible for programming the Biennale Musica for its 2021-2024 editions, which…

Booking Now Open: Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci at Longborough Festival Opera, December 19th and 20th

Director Christopher Luscombe brings his new production of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci to Longborough Festival Opera on 19th and 20th December. Peter Auty leads an all-star cast in this 50-minute chamber staging, including Elin Pritchard, Robert Hayward, Nicholas Lester and…

Academy of Ancient Music to perform Handel’s Messiah – livestreamed from the Barbican, London

Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) celebrates a return to live music making on December 19th with a performance of a seasonal classic, Handel’s Messiah as part of the Live from the…

The Royal Opera House presents Current, Rising the world’s first opera in hyper reality

From 19 December 2020 the Royal Opera House will present the world’s first opera in hyper reality: Current, Rising – a unique collaboration between the Royal Opera House’s innovation programme, Audience Labs,…

Ian Page and The Mozartists announce return to the concert stage in 2021

Ian Page and The Mozartists have announced their plans to return to the concert stage in 2021, having not performed live since the outbreak of COVID-19. Across three concerts, all…

Garsington Opera’s The Turn of the Screw wins 2020 Royal Philharmonic Society Award

Winners of the 2020 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards have been revealed this evening in a digital broadcast featuring performances filmed at London’s Wigmore Hall. A prominent advocate for music this…

Academy of Ancient Music appoints new Music Director

Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) has appointed Laurence Cummings as Music Director from the 2021/22 season. Laurence Cummings is one of Britain’s most exciting and versatile exponents of historical performance both as a conductor and…