5th August: Danielle de Niese, Sven Helbig, and the Welsh National Opera

Monday 5th August 2013

The Guardian

Danielle de Niese: ‘I’m ripe and ready for Donizetti now’

Danielle de Niese dreamed of becoming an opera singer from early childhood. Now, as she stars in another lead role at Glyndebourne, she reveals how she became one of the world’s most sought-after sopranos.

Happy 70th birthday Composer of the Week

Radio 3’s longest-running programme is 70 today. Long-time presenter Donald Macleod reflects on a truly unique show

Classic FM

Sven Helbig’s Pocket Symphonies pop-up concerts

To celebrate the release of his album Pocket Symphonies, composer Sven Helbig took his music to the people with a series of pop-up concerts around London, including pubs, the Apple store and Oxford Circus.

Jennifer Bell on taking musical risks at the Bristol Proms

Exploring intimate stories through song, Jennifer Bell talks internet dating, childhood memories, and personal journeys – told through the medium of music at the Bristol Proms.

Welsh National Opera presents Puccini’s operatic thriller Tosca

From the first shattering bars Puccini’s mastery puts you on the edge of your seat and keeps you there. Tosca features some of his most moving arias including Recondita armonia, Vissi d’arte and E lucevan le stelle.


Kenneth Woods named English Symphony Orchestra principal conductor

The promotion follows Woods’ appointment as the orchestra’s artistic director in 2012

Berliner Zeitung

Neues Album “Opus”

Christopher von Deylen ist besser bekannt unter seinem Pseudonym Schiller. Jetzt hat der Musiker, der einer erfolgreichsten des Landes ist, ein neues Album produziert. Unter anderem mit Weltstars wie Anna Netrebko.

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