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Opera Holland Park is adored by opera newbies for its friendly, informal atmosphere and its accessible ticket prices. Yet it is adored by aficianados too for its brave programming... and this season is no different.
“If you haven’t heard Notations your life isn’t complete.” Ruth Mackenzie is clearly passionate about the music of Pierre Boulez, and in her new capacity as Artistic Director of the Holland Festival she is in the perfect position to share that passion.
Helene Grimaud's recital inside Disney Hall mucially captures and captivates nature's terrene elements with a balance of aqueous colouring and deeply grounded terra firma.
A daring programme of 57 preludes by Chopin, Scriabin and Fauré by Louis Lortie in Sydney.
Considering its French title, Sir Frederick Ashton’s ballet La Fille mal gardée is quintessentially English. Laura Morera and Vadim Muntagirov brought the bright spring sunshine from outside to flood the auditorium in delightfully sunny performances.
FOCUS ON BUDAPEST
From delectable strudels to fine Hungarian dining in opulent surroundings to improbable fusions of Italian and Jewish cooking, Budapest will tempt every palate. The city's famous "Ruin bars", spas and clubs are just some of a thousand places to relax or have fun.
SECULAR CHORAL MUSIC
Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music is a much loved vocal work that pays tribute to the greatness of Shakespeare. Here, we explore the work's history and its enduring appeal.
SIBELIUS AND NIELSEN
All composer anniversaries, especially those of well-established names, offer a possibility of looking at their lesser known compositions.