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In 2007 I interviewed Franz Grundheber when he was appearing at Covent Garden in the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto and he described the singer taking the role of Gilda...
Ben Hogwood talks to Laurence Cummings who is conducting English National Opera’s new production of Handel’s Radamisto... Laurence Cummings is currently enjoying a productive relationship with English National Opera, and...
With the BBC Symphony Orchestra in its 80th-birthday season, a number of new works are being commissioned to reinforce its commitment to contemporary music. One of the most substantial is...
Ben Hogwood talks to Melody Moore, Marguerite in English National Opera’s new production of Gounod’s Faust... English National Opera begins its 2010-11 season with a new production of Gounod’s Faust,...
Mansel Stimpson talks to the British tenor whose famed bel canto singing can be heard in the Covent Garden revival of Donizetti’s comic opera... Home for Barry Banks was once...
Mansel Stimpson talks to the German conductor making two appearances at Covent Garden as the new season opens... When Agostino Steffani’s rarely heard opera Niobe, Regina di Tebe, was performed...
This year (2010) the BBC Proms has featured a complete cycle of Beethoven’s piano concertos, each worked played by Paul Lewis. His role in the festival has neatly coincided with...
Posted in August 2010, there follows a series of links to bring to aural and visual life another varied and successful season at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, which is set in...
“BIS begins the release of a 13-volume edition of all the music that the great master ever created – from the symphonies and tone poems to chamber music and songs....
Opera Holland Park, owned and managed by The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, has enjoyed escalating critical acclaim since its first production in 1996. A major part of that...
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