English Touring Opera announce the appointment of Gerry Cornelius as Music Director

English Touring Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Gerry Cornelius as the company’s new Music Director. Born of Irish & Sri Lankan parentage and raised in south-east London,…

Opera Holland Park releases The House of Life with David Butt Philip and James Baillieu

Ahead of the 150th anniversary of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s birth in 2022, Opera Holland Park is releasing a performance of The House of Life. Leading British tenor David Butt Philip and the…

Tête à Tête, The Opera Festival: How to successfully put on live performances during a pandemic

Ahead of its 2021 return, Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival has released a video and other assets with key tips on how to successfully put on live performances in the new age of pandemic. The short…

Royal Opera House confirms Antonio Pappano as Music Director until 2023/24 Season

he Royal Opera House today confirms that Sir Antonio Pappano will continue as Music Director of The Royal Opera until the end of the 2023/24 ROH Season. Tony will join…

ROH’s live-streamed double bill – The Seven Deadly Sins and Mahagonny Songspiel

Booking is now open for the Royal Opera House’s first live broadcast of 2021 – Bertolt Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Mahagonny Songspiel. Produced by the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, the double bill will be streamed live from the Main…

Venice Music Biennale announces award of Golden Lion to composer Kaija Saariaho and Silver Lion to Neue Vocalsolisten

This year’s Venice Music Biennale is composer Lucia Ronchetti’s first as Artistic Director and as part ofthe activities planned for the Biennale, Ronchetti has chosen composer Kaija Saariaho to be…

The Royal Opera House reveals highlights of its first full Season since 2019

The Royal Opera House is excited to share early plans for its 2021/22 Season, the first full Royal Opera House Season since 2019.    Today we reveal highlights including five world…

ETO to launch Digital Season with Easter Sunday broadcast of St John Passion

ETO at Home: ETO launching its new streaming platform on the company’s website. St John Passion: ETO will launch its 2021 Digital Season on the platform with St John Passion on Easter Sunday…

Bampton Classical Opera 2021 Season Announcement

Bampton Classical Opera’s 2021 season develops a particular Bampton interest in the inexplicably neglected works by one of the most significant 18th century operatic masters, CW Gluck.  In The Crown,…

Date announced for International Opera Awards 2021

2020 winners to be revealed in virtual event on Monday May 10Exclusive performances from stars of the opera worldEvent will raise funds for Artist Hardship Fund#OperaAwards2021 The International Opera Awards…