Robin Norton-Hale Announced as English Touring Opera’s General Director

Thursday 31st March '22

English Touring Opera is thrilled to announce Robin Norton-Hale as new General DirectorRobin Norton-Hale, who is a multi award-winning writer and director for theatre, opera and film, will take up the position of general director …

26th September: OperaUpClose to leave King’s Head, Islington, Classic FM at Game Music Connect 2014 and Southbank Centre repairs get £4.9m boost.

Friday 26th September '14

GuardianOperaUpClose to leave King's Head, Islington, for fresh challengesInnovative company that stretched boundaries of small-scale opera will build on links with Soho theatre and Coventry BelgradeTelegraphChristopher Hogwood: the star of Early MusicChristopher Hogwood, who has …

11th December: New app teaches children about classical music, web chat with composer Tim Atack & the pop-up opera debate

Wednesday 11th December '13

The TelegraphCan an app teach children the basics of classical music? SymbolSmash uses the love story opera “Voyage to the Moon” to teach children the difference between their crescendos and their crochets. Traditionalist Daniel Johnson finds …

20th September: Opera for the homeless and the pub, and Fifty Sounds of Classical Music.

Thursday 20th September '12

GramophoneOpera for the homeless in CardiffStreetwise Opera and Welsh National Opera launch a new programme for homeless peopleClassic FMPub opera's Boheme transfers to Charing Cross theatreOperaUpClose's version of La Boheme is to transfer to London's …

Unmissables – A New Year’s Eve Special

Monday 20th December '10

Forget overpriced drinks and crowded bars - why not spend New Year's Eve at one of the many exciting concerts on offer in London?  WildKat PR have found the best concerts to celebrate the transition …

Alternative performance spaces: the preferable, modern alternative to the ‘off-puttingly formal and cultish’ traditional concert format?

Monday 25th October '10

Tom Service recently highlighted the new research which suggests that 'young people are put off by formal concert formats' in his Guardian blog, leading us to ask whether the immersive theatrical experience is the way …