The Firebird: new digital opera, co-produced with Little Angel Theatre, coming to ETO at Home

English Touring Opera are delighted to announce a new digital opera for children, The Firebird, in a co-production with Little Angel Theatre. It will premiere on ETO at Home on Wednesday 18th May, before being released to…

A premiere recording of Handel’s pasticcio, Caio Fabbricio, by London Early Opera

1733 was not a good year for George Frideric Handel.  His business affairs were in a shaky state, the collapse of the Royal Academy in 1728 having forced him, in…

Richard Davidson-Houston appointed as Managing Director of Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne is delighted to announce that Richard Davidson-Houston will become Managing Director this autumn. Working alongside Artistic Director Stephen Langridge, Richard will lead Glyndebourne in continuing to achieve our mission…

Alexander Chance announced as winner of International Handel Singing Competition

On Friday 8th April 2022, countertenor Alexander Chance was announced as the winner of the International Handel Singing Competition following the final which took place at London’s St George’s Church, Hanover Square.  Alexander Chance was also awarded the Audience Prize and fellow…

Tête à Tête‘s wider season for 2022 sees the company continue to develop artists on a national level

Tête à Tête has unveiled its wider season for 2022, which will see the outlandish opera company continue to ferment and mature artists across the country to show talented theatre-makers what is possible…

English Touring Opera appoints Robin Norton-Hale as new General Director

English Touring Opera is thrilled to announce Robin Norton-Hale as their new General Director. Norton-Hale, who is a multi award-winning writer and director for theatre, opera and film, will take…

Royal Opera House announces special fundraising concerts and stream for Ukraine 

Today, the Royal Opera House unveils a series of fundraising initiatives in support of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.     On Good Friday 15 April 2022, at 4.30pm, Ukrainian Oksana Lyniv joins Music Director of The…

Bampton Classical Opera to perform Haydn’s Il mondo della luna

Bampton Classical Opera’s summer 2022 production will be Haydn’s Il mondo della luna. This three-act dramma giocosa from 1777 is the best-known of several operatic settings during the second half of the century of…

Cornelius Meister opens Bayreuth Festival 2022

Press Release Stuttgart, 25 February 2022 Cornelius Meister, Staatsoper Stuttgart’s General Music Director, will conduct the opening of this year’s Bayreuth Festival. Meister will make his debut at the Festspielhaus…

Exclusive first look behind the scenes of Katie Mitchell’s thrilling new production of Handel’s Theodora

Acclaimed director Katie Mitchell’s gripping new production of Handel’s Theodora opens at the Royal Opera House on Monday 31st January 2022. Not heard in Covent Garden since its 1750 premiere,…