‘One of the most significant’ Donizetti operas yet to be widely known, says conductor Sir Mark Elder
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen speaks passionately about his new role as ambassador “Children & the Arts is the only charity I know that reaches out and leads children on a unique journey into the arts that will inspire, thrill and transform their lives, and I am in no doubt will sow the seeds of lifelong passions.”
Jeremy Newton, Chief Executive of The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts spoke to Classic FM’s Lucy Coward about how Arts & Kids Week began and how it’s developed over ten years.
The piano used by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in his later years is to be returned to his former home in Vienna for the first time since his death.
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Simultaneous performances in the Guildhalls of London and Derry-Londonderry of a new cantata by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and poet Paul Muldoon will be just one musical highlight of Derry-Londonderry’s year as the first UK City of Culture.
About 60 demonstrators turned out last night to protest against the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert at Carnegie Hall.
The heirs of Francis Poulenc and his librettist Georges Bernanos have filed an injunction to prevent the Bavarian State Opera in Munich from reviving Dmitri Tcherniakov’s staging of Dialogues des Carmelites.
MONA’s true colours shine through in a festival exploring this strange musical phenomenon.
Matthew Bourne is known for his radical reworking of classic ballets and now he’s turning Sleeping Beauty into a 21st-century gothic romance. It’s the Twilight series meets Tchaikovsky, he tells Liz Hoggard