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Cast announced for Fever Pitch the Opera

Casting announced for Fever Pitch the opera

  Twenty-five years after Nick Hornby’s iconic book was first published, Highbury Opera Theatre have announced the casting for thier upcoming production of Fever Pitch the Opera which is to be presented from 22- 24 September 2017. Exploring Hornby’s obsession with Arsenal Football Club, Nick has given his blessing to the north london company to […]

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Grimeborn Festival presents Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen at the Arcola Theatre

Innovative new production of The Cunning Little Vixen comes to Grimeborn

Director Guido Martin-Brandis brings an innovative new production of Janácek’s The Cunning Little Vixen to the Arcola Theatre as part of the Grimeborn Festival 2017. Guido Martin-Brandis will be joined by veteran theatre maker Alexander McPherson, who was head of design at the Bristol Old Vic, and Theatre Royal and has designed shows for the Welsh National Opera, Opera North and Scottish […]

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Ellen Kent's Nabucco UK Tour

Ellen Kent’s Nabucco UK Tour

Ellen Kent returns with a production of Verdi’s Nabucco, which was the very first opera that she produced. Nabucco stars Olga Perrier, the international French Soprano as Abigail, together with chorus and full orchestra. Verdi’s haunting and melodic chorus of the Hebrew slaves, Va Pensiero, follows the plight of the Hebrews as they are forced […]

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Book tickets for Ellen Kent's Aida Uk Tour

Ellen Kent’s Aida UK Tour

Ellen Kent has announced a new spectacular interpretation of Verdi’s classic opera Aida with international soloists, chorus and full orchestra. Aida will star French Soprano Olga Perrier as Aida and Liza Kadeinik, the celebrated mezzo from the Romanian National Opera as Amneris. Aida, the grandest of all Ellen Kent’s operas, returns  in Autumn 2016 to […]

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Ellen Kent's La Boheme Tour

Ellen Kent’s La Boheme UK Tour

Opera and Ballet International will present a UK tour of Ellen Kent’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme. La Boheme will feature international soloists, chorus and a full orchestra in this new staging of this popular opera. La Boheme is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, […]

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The Wanton Sublime presented as part of the Grimeborn Festival

REVIEW: The Medium and The Wanton Sublime, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭

And so to the culmination of the contemporary opera section of the Grimeborn Festival, a double-bill in the form of Peter Maxwell Davies’ The Medium and The Wanton Sublime, a new work by Tarik O’Regan, to a libretto by Anna Rabinowitz. Robert Shaw directed both operas and the Orpheus Sinfonia conducted by Andrew Griffiths accompanied […]

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