7th August: Welsh National Opera, London Contemporary Orchestra and librettist Karen Hayes

Wednesday 7th August 2013

Classic FM Online

Sven Helbig in our Wednesday Web Chat

German composer and pocket symphonist Sven Helbig joins us for a web chat – ask him about working with the Pet Shop Boys and Snoop Dogg, or perhaps get some insight into his fantastic new album, Pocket Symphonies.

Welsh National Opera to tour Middle East and Scandinavia

Welsh National Opera will be touring the Middle East and Scandinavia in 2013 and 2014, it has been announced.


Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s LumenoCity attracts crowds of 35,000

The two open-air events, combining live orchestral performance with a digital light show, will be available to view online from September 17

Interpreting Stockhausen’s epic Klang

The London Contemporary Orchestra will perform works from the cycle at the Roundhouse in Camden this month

The Guardian

My dementia opera: ‘It is a story about being human’

In writing The Bargee’s Wife, an opera about dementia, librettist Karen Hayes found inspiration and beauty in the sounds of silence

Der Tagesspiegel

“Musical ist eine Einstiegsdroge”

Stage Entertainment betreibt inzwischen drei Musicaltheater allein in Berlin. Im Tagesspiegel-Interview spricht Johannes Mock-O’Hara, Deutschlandchef der Stage Entertainment, über Publikumswünsche, Pannen und Pferde für Berlin.