Three Queens of opera join forces to revive the Tudor dynasty
For the first time in the UK Donizetti’s Three Queens will be performed complete — Tudormania is invading our opera houses.
British Film Institute celebrates Britten’s centenary
A series of films featuring Britten’s scores, adapted operas and documentaries will be screened at Southbank throughout September
Ministry of Sound sues Spotify for copyright infringement
Claims that Spotify has refused to delete users’ playlists that copy compilation albums.
Classic FM Online
Royal Opera House remembers Susan Chilcott with new album
Soprano Susan Chilcott is to be remembered on the 10th anniversary of her death with a new album of previously unheard performances.
A spellbinding soundtrack to love, life and loss
Nessun Dorma’s appeal extends far beyond opera, says Jessica Duchen
Gender should have nothing to do with the art of conducting
Following Vasily Petrenko’s controversial remarks that ‘men make better conductors’, Ivan Hewett argues that we must appreciate the cultural practice of conducting in a ‘non-gendered’ way.
The Big Proms Bear Hunt, Royal Albert Hall
Musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt at the Proms
Eine Löwin im Direktorenhaus: Katja Lucker