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Aldeburgh Festival to Present Premiere of Struan Leslie's ILLUMINATIONS and More Photo Aldeburgh Festival to Present Premiere of Struan Leslie's ILLUMINATIONS and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

12 a?" 28 June 2020 would have been the 73rd Aldeburgh Festival and this is the first time in its history that it will not go ahead. During the period that the Festival would have taken place, Britten Pears Arts presents a celebration of the Festival's unique programming over more than 70 years, in collaboration with BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four.

English National Opera Stages New Production Of Philip Glass's ORPHEE Photo English National Opera Stages New Production Of Philip Glass's ORPHEE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Following English National Opera's (ENO) acclaimed Satyagraha and the Olivier Award-winning Akhnaten, this season brings a new staging of Philip Glass's Orphée to the London Coliseum.

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIDOW, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: THE MERRY WIDOW, London Coliseum
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 7, 2019

A comic operetta is a difficult thing to pull off, but the ENO has good form with the genre, having had great success with an irreverent version of Iolanthe last year. This year, they turn their attention to a new version of The Merry Widow for the first time in over a decade.

Review Roundup: See What Critics Said of English National Opera's THE MERRY WIDOW Photo Review Roundup: See What Critics Said of English National Opera's THE MERRY WIDOW
by Review Roundups - Mar 6, 2019

At the Embassy Ball, wealthy widow, Hanna Glawari, leads her society suitors on a merry dance. But how will she win Danilo who counts her riches worthless? Let's see what the critics had to say.

Photo Flash: Exclusive Look at ENO's Lucia di Lammermoor Photo Photo Flash: Exclusive Look at ENO's Lucia di Lammermoor
by Roy Tan - Oct 29, 2018

Love. Honour. Obey. Tricked into a loveless marriage by her domineering brother, Lucia retreats into silence. Is madness her only escape? Broadway World has the exclusive look !

BWW Review: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, London Coliseum
by Gary Naylor - Oct 26, 2018

Tragedy raw in tooth and claw in this revival of the ENO's 2008 production of Lucia di Lammermoor.

Investec Opera Holland Park Offers Hope For Grenfell One Year On Photo Investec Opera Holland Park Offers Hope For Grenfell One Year On
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Investec Opera Holland Park (OHP) marked one year since the tragic Grenfell fire with the Hope for Grenfell Memorial Gala on Wednesday, 13 June. The concert was given in memory of Debbie Lamprell, a much-loved member of OHP's staff who was lost in the disaster, and all the fire's victims. All proceeds will be donated to the Rugby Portobello Trust (RPT) and the final total is still being calculated, but it is hoped to exceed £100k.

Investec Opera Holland Park Announces Casts For 2018 Season Photo Investec Opera Holland Park Announces Casts For 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Investec Opera Holland Park's 2018 casts will feature an exciting mix of longstanding Opera Holland Park (OHP) performers, house debuts from established artists, and rising stars, across four brand new productions and 31 performances (28 of which are public).

BWW Review: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, London Coliseum
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 8, 2017

It is said that Rossini wrote his most famous opera, The Barber of Seville, in three weeks, but few opere buffe remain as fresh and funny as this one. The well known plot of cunning barber Figaro's attempts to unite Count Almaviva with beautiful Rosina, as they try to outwit her elderly guardian Dr Bartolo is as engaging today as it ever was.

Photo Flash: Opera ENO Presents PARTENOPE
by Roy Tan - Mar 19, 2017

Rosmira still loves the man who jilted her, Arsace. He, unfortunately, is in love with beautiful Partenope. As too are Armindo and Emilio. So naturally, Rosmira dresses up as a man and becomes another of Partenope's suitors, in order to win back Arsace. And that's before things get really tangled…

Rory Kinnear to Helm THE WINTER'S TALE as Part of ENO's 2016-17 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The English National Opera has announced its 2016/17 season, showcasing an extraordinary range of work -- from the return of beloved classics to exciting new productions and a world premiere.

John Relyea Replaces Brindley Sherratt in MOSTLY MOZART Closing Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for this weekend's closing Mostly Mozart Festival program this weekend, August 21 and 22. John Relyea will replace Brindley Sherratt (who was to make his Festival debut, and has to cancel for personal reasons) in singing the bass part of Haydn's The Creation with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall.

Thomas Cooley Replaces Andrew Staples This Weekend in Lincoln Center's MOSTLY MOZART Closer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for this weekend's closing Mostly Mozart Festival program this weekend, August 21 and 22. Thomas Cooley will replace Andrew Staples (who was to make his Festival debut) in singing the tenor part of Haydn's The Creation with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall.

Thomas Cooley Replaces Andrew Staples This Weekend in Lincoln Center's MOSTLY MOZART Closer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for this weekend's closing Mostly Mozart Festival program on August 21 and 22. Thomas Cooley will replace Andrew Staples (who was to make his Festival debut) in singing the tenor part of Haydn's The Creation with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall.

John Relyea Replaces Brindley Sherratt in MOSTLY MOZART Closing Concert, 8/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for this weekend's closing Mostly Mozart Festival program on August 21 and 22. John Relyea will replace Brindley Sherratt (who was to make his Festival debut, and has to cancel for personal reasons) in singing the bass part of Haydn's The Creation with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall.

Lincoln Center Kicks Off MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015 Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Jane Moss, Lincoln Center's Ehrenkranz Artistic Director, today announced details of the 49th season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's annual summer celebration of the genius of Mozart and his enduring impact, with vibrant performances running from today, July 25-August 22, 2015.

Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Jane Moss, Lincoln Center's Ehrenkranz Artistic Director, today announced details of the 49th season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's annual summer celebration of the genius of Mozart and his enduring impact, with vibrant performances running from July 25-August 22, 2015.

Lucy Crowe Makes New York Recital Debut at Weill Recital Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Carnegie Hall presents lyric soprano Lucy Crowe in her New York recital debut tonight, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall. Joined by pianist Anna Tilbrook, Ms. Crowe performs a wide variety of repertoire, with song cycles to include Alban Berg's Sieben fruhe Lieder and William Walton's A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table-six pieces celebrating the sights and sounds of London. Additional program highlights include a performance of Sibelius's vocally demanding tone poem, Luonnotar, Op. 70, inspired by the Kalevala, a 19th-century Finnish epic poem, and well-known lieder by Schubert. The British-born singer will also perform traditional selections from Folk Songs from the British Isles, including 'Sally Gardens,' and 'The Ash Grove,' arranged by Benjamin Britten, as well as songs by English composers Michael Head, Ivor Gurney, Thomas Dunhill, and Frank Bridge.

Lucy Crowe to Make New York Recital Debut at Weill Recital Hall, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Carnegie Hall presents lyric soprano Lucy Crowe in her New York recital debut on Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall. Joined by pianist Anna Tilbrook, Ms. Crowe performs a wide variety of repertoire, with song cycles to include Alban Berg's Sieben fruhe Lieder and William Walton's A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table-six pieces celebrating the sights and sounds of London. Additional program highlights include a performance of Sibelius's vocally demanding tone poem, Luonnotar, Op. 70, inspired by the Kalevala, a 19th-century Finnish epic poem, and well-known lieder by Schubert. The British-born singer will also perform traditional selections from Folk Songs from the British Isles, including 'Sally Gardens,' and 'The Ash Grove,' arranged by Benjamin Britten, as well as songs by English composers Michael Head, Ivor Gurney, Thomas Dunhill, and Frank Bridge.

medici.tv Presents World Premiere of Philip Glass' PERFECT AMERICAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Tonight, February 6, medici.tv will present a live webcast of the historic world premiere production of The Perfect American, Philip Glass's new opera about Walt Disney. At 75, Glass is one of the towering figures of 20th-century music, and perhaps the most successful composer alive today. The world premiere of his new opera will take place at Madrid's Teatro Real, which commissioned the piece.

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