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Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival Returns From 15 August to 11 September 2022

Friday 8th April '22

Tête à Tête continues to develop talented artists on a national level through its wider season for 2022Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival will return for its 15th iteration from 15 August to 11 September …

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Soprano Josefine Göhmann releases debut album

Friday 8th April '22

With her bold brush, the German-Chilean soprano, accompanied by pianist Mario Häring, draws a kaleidoscope of female images from 1900 to 2020Trained at the University of Hanover, Josefine Göhmann completed her opera singing studies at …

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March 12th – March 18th: Britain’s Big Platinum Performance , Funding for German Orchestras, France’s Music Market, LA Opera and Hamburg Ballet Join Forces

Friday 18th March '22

Classic FM Opens Britain's Big Platinum Performance CompetitionClassical music radio station Classic FM will work with UK leisure-time music organisation Making Music this year to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with the Britain's Big Platinum Performance competition. Professional recordings of …

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Review round-up for English Touring Opera’s La bohème

Monday 28th February '22

Glowing reviews for English Touring Opera's revival of their 2015 production of Puccini's best-loved operaThere was a buzz in this air at Hackney Empire this weekend, as critics and audiences alike headed to the iconic …

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Théophile Alexandre et le Quatuor Zaïde présentent No(s) Dames

Friday 4th February '22

Théophile Alexandre et le Quatuor Zaïde présentent No(s) DamesLe contreténor Théophile Alexandre et le quatuor féminin Zaïde célèbrent ce vendredi 4 février la sortie de leur album No(s) Dames chez NoMadMusic. Le disque, qui est …

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3rd June: Manvinder Rattan announced as new Chief Executive of Voices Foundation, Conductor Jonathon Heyward on diversity in classical music, Jonas Kaufmann launches opera series on YouTube

Thursday 3rd June '21

Manvinder Rattan to be new Chief Executive of Voices FoundationVoices Foundation (VF) is delighted to announce that Manvinder Rattan has been appointed as Chief Executive from September 2021. All are thrilled that Manvinder, who has …

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20th May: How Beyoncé’s violinist is tearing up the classical rulebook, Austria’s culture is booming, Opéra du Rhin and its 2021-2022 season

Thursday 20th May '21

Ezinma: How Beyoncé's violinist is tearing up the classical rulebookGrowing up, violin prodigy Meredith Ezinma Ramsay hated her middle name."I was so embarrassed by it," she says. "I was like, 'Why couldn't you have called …

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17th March: Violist Richard O’Neill wins Grammy, Popular action planned at the Bavarian Constitutional Court, The movement to occupy opera houses is spreading

Wednesday 17th March '21

Violist Richard O’Neill wins GrammyThe Korean-American violist Richard O’Neill, who joined Hungary’s Takács Quartet last year, has won a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for his performance of Christopher Theofanidis’s Concerto …

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6th January: Met continues free opera streaming, Luxembourg relaxes Corona restrictions, Controversial New Year’s Eve concert

Wednesday 6th January '21

Met continues free opera streaming into 2021Whatever stage of lockdown you find yourself in around the world, the Metropolitan Opera will continue to stream productions from its archive for free to global audiences. Here is …

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16th October: Baby boy plays trumpet with buskers, A “coup de grâce” for the arts sector, Munich’s new cultural powerhouse

Friday 16th October '20

Baby boy steals jazz show as he picks up mini trumpet and plays with buskersIn New Orleans in 2018, a one-year-old boy became the unexpected star of an annual free music festival, held in the …

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