News Archive

February 17, 2014
Remembrance Sunday 'War Requiem' at Royal Albert Hall

A landmark event amongst the 2014 First World War centenary commemorations, the Royal Choral Society’s performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem includes star bass-baritone Bryn Terfel and the internationally-renowned London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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February 4, 2014
FT interview: Lunch with Joyce DiDonato

The Financial Times met up with Joyce DiDonato over lunch in New York and published an exclusive interview this weekend.

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February 4, 2014
The Monteverdi Choir’s 50th anniversary

Celebrations begin with a gala concert and dinner at Buckingham Palace, hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales.

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January 30, 2014
Patricia Kopatchinskaja directs Britten Sinfonia

Winner of the 2013 Gramophone Recording of the Year, visceral Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, makes her Britten Sinfonia debut as director/soloist in a folk inspired concert with a strong Eastern European flavor.

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January 24, 2014
The Opera Group and Mahogany Opera merge to form Mahogany Opera Group

Two of the UK’s leading visionary opera companies, The Opera Group and Mahogany Opera, are joining forces to become Mahogany Opera Group.

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January 23, 2014
London Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2014/15 Royal Festival Hall season

London Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2014/15 Royal Festival Hall season, including the most extensive celebration of Rachmaninoff’s music ever undertaken in a season

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January 23, 2014
Mark Wigglesworth announced as new Music Director of ENO from 2015

Mark Wigglesworth has been announced as the new Music Director of English National Opera (ENO) from the 2015/16 season. Wigglesworth will succeed Edward Gardner in September 2015. 

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January 23, 2014
Southbank Centre Presents Colin Currie Percussion Festival in Autumn 2014

Spectacular and unprecedented four-month percussion showcase features major Southbank Centre commissions by Steve Reich, James MacMillan, Louis Andriessen and Anna Clyne – all written for Currie

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January 17, 2014
Polly Staple awarded 2014 Genesis Prize

Polly Staple, director of London’s Chisenhale Gallery is today announced the winner of the 2014 Genesis Prize, worth £25,000, that recognises an outstanding mentor of artistic talent.

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January 16, 2014
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in most ambitious programme of cultural exchange by a British orchestra in India

Nicola Benedetti and James MacMillan join BBC SSO tour of India to mark 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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