Mid Wales Opera asks its supporters for help after Powys County Council  throws it a funding lifeline 

Mid Wales Opera  which had been threatened with closure as a result of Arts Council Wales (ACW) cuts has been thrown a vital lifeline with a cash injection of £75,906 from…

Naxos Founder, Klaus Heymann, Acquires Chandos Records

Press Release — A440 Arts Group Chandos Records, one of the world’s leading classical labels, has been acquired by Naxos founder, Klaus Heymann. Launched in 1979 by Brian Couzens, Chandos…

Northern Opera Group Unveils Programme for the 8th Annual Leeds Opera Festival in 2024

Northern Opera Group has unveiled the programme for its 8th annual Leeds Opera Festival, taking place from 17 August to 8 September 2024. This milestone promises to captivate audiences with…

Shakespeare Opera Theatre’s Hansel and Gretel

Blessed with “a quality of talent that could have opera geeks swooning,” (Shakespearances) Shakespeare Opera Theatre is pleased to kick off our eighth season with a journey to Bavaria in…

Bampton Classical Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2023 – Finalists Chosen

Bampton Classical Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2023 – Finalists ChosenPublic Final: Saturday 25 November 2023, 6pmLeonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD After an exciting first round…

Garsington Opera: 2024 Season Announcement

Garsington Opera is delighted to announce full details of the five operas in the 2024 Season (29 May – 31 July 2024). Opening the Festival, The English Concert under Baroque…

Announcement of the 2024 Wexford Festival Opera

Programme announced for the73rd Wexford Festival Opera80 events, 16 daysrunning from 18 October to 2 November 2024Theatre within Theatre – ‘All the World’s a Stage’ The programme for the 2024 Wexford Festival Opera…

The Ivors Classical Awards 2023: celebrating creative excellence

The Ivors Academy have today [18 October] announced the 34 composers who have been nominated for an Ivor Novello Award as part of The Ivors Classical Awards 2023, celebrating the…

Callas – Paris, 1958: celebrating Maria Callas’ centenary

To celebrate Maria Callas’ centenary, her historical performance has been fully restored for the first time in colour, exclusively for the big screen. In her centenary year Volf Productions and…

Opera on Video Five Year Anniversary – A success story

The website operaonvideo.com was founded in September 2018 with the objective of documenting ALL full opera performances ever recorded, broadcast or streamed on video. It went live a few months…