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Mark Wigglesworth resigns from ENO

Mark Wigglesworth will resign as music director of English National Opera at the end of the current season. He beganRead More

Nikolaus Harnoncourt (6 December 1929 – 5 March 2016)

The period performance pioneer Nikolaus Harnoncourt has died aged 86. A statement on his website said that he ‘took hisRead More

Orlando Genereoso by Steffani

The Barber Opera Orlando Generoso by Agostino Steffani Thomas Guthrie Director Colin Timms Conductor Attraction, infatuation, obsession, love? Reality orRead More

Four Seasons at the Nourish Festival

Devon Baroque Persephone Gibbs (baroque violin) Jonathan Watts (harpsichord/conductor) Le Quattro Stagioni, ‘The Four Seasons’ Op 8 – Antonio VivaldiRead More

Opera Lyrica’s Venus and Adonis and Dido and Aeneas

Join Opera Lyrica for our new semi-staged baroque double bill, touring the South of England in February. Two of theRead More

Handel: Dixit Dominus & Haydn: Nelson Mass

Saint Cecilia Singers Corelli Orchestra (led by Warwick Cole) Benjamin Nicholas: conductor Jonathan Hope: organ Eloise Irving: soprano Juliet Curnow:Read More

Handel: Dixit Dominus & Haydn: Nelson Mass

Saint Cecilia Singers Corelli Orchestra (led by Warwick Cole) Benjamin Nicholas: conductor Jonathan Hope: organ Eloise Irving: soprano Juliet Curnow:Read More

Prague’s National Theatre Opera appoints new musical director

Jaroslav Kyzlink will become the new musical director of the National Theatre Opera and Andreas Sebastian Weiser will become musical directorRead More

Oramo renews with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic

Sakari Oramo has extended his contract as chief conductor and artistic advisor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra until June 2020.Read More

Early music winners at the Gramophone Awards

The winners of the Gramophone Awards 2012 have been announced at a ceremony at London’s Dorchester Hotel. The awards, celebratingRead More

Peter Schreier awarded Leipzig’s Bach Medal 2013

The 2013 City of Leipzig’s Bach Medal has been awarded to German conductor and tenor Peter Schreier. He will beRead More

Gardiner named president of Bach-Archiv Foundation

January 2014 will see Sir John Eliot Gardiner become the first president of the Bach-Archiv Foundation in Leipzig. The roleRead More

London Mozart Players to become player-run through restructure

UK chamber orchestra the London Mozart Players (LMP) is set to become player-run in order to ‘counter recent funding cuts’,Read More

‘Authentic’ performance of rediscovered C. P. E Bach Passion at Dartington

This summer the choir of Dartington International Summer School will mark the 300th anniversary of C. P. E. Bach’s birthRead More

Rivlin directs Trinity Laban Opera in Handel’s Belshazzar

Trinity Laban Opera is to perform Handel’s Belshazzar this July under the direction of Emma Rivlin. A student cast of emergingRead More

Performance: Cavalli: La Calisto (Hampstead Garden Opera)

26 April 2014, Hampstead Garden Opera It’s been a good year for Cavalli enthuasiasts – and about time, too, givenRead More

Performance: Grimeborn Festival 2014

25 August (Madame X) and 5 September (Façade/Eight Songs for a Mad King) 2014 – Grimeborn Festival 2014   Grimeborn isRead More

Performance: Handel: Xerxes (Hampstead Garden Opera)

Xerxes (Serse in the original Italian) is a bit of an oddity amongst Handel’s operas: although now one of theRead More

Meet the Maestro: the women

In honour of International Women’s Day, we’ve brought together the female maestros we’ve met since the series launched in 2014. JessicaRead More

BCMG appoints Stephan Meier as artistic director

Stephan Meier, founder and artistic director of Hanover’s Das Neue Ensemble, will join the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group as artisticRead More