Opera Holland Park announces independenceOpera Holland Park (OHP) has formally become an independent charity.The change in status comes after nearly 20 years as a department of the Royal...
‘Little Opera House’ launched at London pub theatre
The King’s Head Theatre & Pub in Islington, north London, is to become the city’s first new opera house for 40 years,Read...
Zhou Long’s Madame White Snake wins Pulitzer Prize
An opera by the Chinese-born US composer, Zhou Long, has been awarded this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Music.
Madame White Snake was described by the...
Festival Focus – Luminato Festival, Toronto, Canada
Report by Karyl Charna Lynn
As the Luminato festival entered its 6th season, it began a new chapter with welcoming a new artistic director,
ENO announces plans to open up Coliseum foyer
Architects Robin Snell and Partners have been appointed to design a more open and inviting foyer at the London Coliseum in ENO’s efforts to...
Happy Birthday to Bryn Terfel!To celebrate the bass-baritone’s 50th birthday, we’ve re-released an article from our March 2015 issue.Having won accolades for his portrayals...
OAE bring contemporary dance to latest performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
The Orchestra Age of Enlightenment will premiere their unique performance of Vivalid’s Four Seasons at the Southbank Centre entitled V4: The Seasons.Read...
Month-long baroque season on BBC Radio 3 this spring
BBC Radio 3 is dedicating a month of broadcasting to the baroque period, featuring music and drama of the era.Read More
Noise and the rest | February's broadcasting
In January, BBC Four’s three-part documentary series The Sound and the Fury: a Century of Modern Music,Read More
Norwegian early music discoveries performed at Barokkfest
A new early music festival in Norway is showcasing repertoire spanning 1,000 years of Norwegian history.
Barokkfest is currently taking place at Nidaros Cathedral,
The Tallis Scholars launch 40th anniversary world tour
The Tallis Scholars are marking the beginning of their 40th anniversary world tour with a concert at St Paul’s Cathedral in March.Read...
BBC series traces history of music
A new six-part series about the history of Western music from composer Howard Goodall is to be broadcast on the BBC.Read More
Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music unveils 2013 programme
This year’s Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music will see 13 events and concerts take place in London over a nine-day period in May.
Looking ahead, looking behind | January's broadcasting
The Radio 3 schedules this year will be dominated by three composers celebrating birthdays. You’ll know who they are: Verdi,Read More
Baroque at the Barbican in spring 2013
The Barbican will play host to a couple of lesser-performed works from the baroque repertoire in spring 2013.
The English Concert conducted by Harry Bicket...
Festive features | Christmas broadcasting roundup
Richard Fawkes rounds up some of the festive season’s musical highlights
Andrea Andermann was the producer who brought us Tosca live from the Puccini...
Celebration of British performers at St John Smith’s Square’s Christmas festival
St John’s Smith Square is holding its annual Christmas festival from 13 to 23 December. This year’s event, in its 27th year,Read...
Advent of Technology | 1 to 14 December 2012
Radio 3’s advent service this year comes, as usual, from St John’s College, Cambridge. If you miss the broadcast on 2 December you will,