New opera dresses characters as kid’s favourites to portray citizens living in terror.
Tickets for Glyndebourne aren’t cheap but the festival is continuing to attract visitors with a seductive, world-class programme that plays it safe.
The LA Times
The opera, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel and with design by Frank Gehry and Laura and Kate Mulleavy, is a semi-stage production.
The NY Times
The Metropolitan Opera has 1,024 identically framed images on its Wall of Fame.
The Financial Times
Formed via YouTube, the Aldeburgh World Orchestra is comprised of instrumentalists from more than 30 countries.
ArtsJournal – Slipped disc
A Sussex cellist – half-Dutch, half-Swiss – ran away tonight with the career-making BBC Young Musician of the Year, cresting to triumph on the Walton concerto.
As of this weekend, you can follow the trail of all the great composers who were born, studied, lived and worked in Leipzig.
Nobel Peace prize-winner and Burmese political activist Aung San Suu Kyi is to be the subject of a new work by British composer Jonathan Dove, commissioned as part of BBC Radio 3’s Portraits Day.
(Written on May 14, 2012 )