Angel Blue and the National Institute of Social Sciences present ‘What’s Next for Opera?’ webinar

On September 23 at 12pm ET / 5pm BT, the National Institute of Social Sciences (NISS) will present a webinar, ‘What’s Next for Opera?’, with a distinguished roster of industry…

From 6pm tonight: Longborough Festival Opera streaming 2021 production of Die Walküre

Longborough Festival Opera will stream its 2021 concert production of Die Walküre from 6pm BST tonight.Watch here(Available on demand until Friday 25 February 2022) This concert production of Die Walküre was filmed live at Longborough…

A trio of operas by Gustav Holst at the 2021 Leeds Opera Festival

Gustav Holst completed nine operas.  They span his compositional career.  None were commissioned; several were not performed in his lifetime; most did not meet with critical acclaim.  Few would consider…

The 20th Oxford Lieder Festival, 8-23 October 2021: Nature’s Songbook

Oxford Lieder, the UK’s biggest festival of song, marks its 20th year with its most ambitious programme to date, featuring more than 100 events, both in-person and live-streamed. ·         20 new works…

Irish National Opera 2021-22: an explosion of opera

Irish National Opera’s biggest-ever seasonWednesday 7 July 2021 to Saturday 25 June 202258 performances in 26 spaces at 20 different locations, 9 new productions,6 operas by Irish composers, including 4…

Academy of Ancient Music to launch new season with Haydn’s The Creation

The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) opens its first season under new Music Director Laurence Cummings on Tuesday 28 September, with a performance co-produced by the Barbican. In an evening celebrating new beginnings, Cummings…

ENO presents Tosca at the brand new South Facing Festival

On Friday 27 and Sunday 29 August 2021 – as a part of South Facing Festival at historic music venue Crystal Palace Bowl in Crystal Palace Park, South London –…

Garsington Opera 2021 Season Awards

As the Season comes to a close, Garsington Opera announces the recipients of its four awards for young artists, presented in recognition of their professional and personal contributions and musical…

Notting Hill Carnival comes to Opera Holland Park, 19-21 August 2021

Opera Holland Park is delighted to announce a partnership with Notting Hill Carnival, bringing calypso, steelpan and Caribbean jazz to the theatre for three concerts on 19, 20 and 21…

Great Women: the words and lives of four powerful 20th-century Irish women are brought to life by composer Gráinne Mulvey and soprano Elizabeth Hilliard

Born Constance Gore-Booth in County Sligo in February 1868, Countess Constance Markievicz was a co-commander in the 1916 Easter Rising and the first Irish woman elected to Parliament.  Alongside Markievicz…