4th September: Tudormania at the opera, Spotify, and Bear Hunts at the Proms

Wednesday 4th September 2013

The Times

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

The Guardian

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.

The Independent

A spellbinding soundtrack to love, life and loss

Nessun Dorma’s appeal extends far beyond opera, says Jessica Duchen

The Telegraph

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

Der Tagesspiegel

Berlin Music Week

Eine Löwin im Direktorenhaus: Katja Lucker


The Times

The Times