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United Kingdom's Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance

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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in London

© David Karlin
© David Karlin
There are so many classical music concerts and opera taking place in London that there is always something for you, no matter what you enjoy.

Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Birmingham

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© G-Man | Wikimedia Commons
Check out this page to find out about upcoming performances in Birmingham, as well as the most recent reviews.

Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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© Chris Jefferies | Wikimedia Commons
Here is our short guide to the next classical music events taking place in Cambridge, as well as our latest reviews.
FROM OUR MONTHLY FOCUS ON CONTEMPORARY MUSIC...

John Constable, London Sinfonietta: interview

We kick off our interviews series with John Constable, London Sinfonietta Emeritus Principal Piano.

Jagdish Mistry, Ensemble Modern: interview

We continue our interviews series with Jagdish Mistry, violinist at the Ensemble Modern.
A GLANCE AT THE ONGOING SEASON...

Releasing Janáček’s Vixen

Director Melly Still discusses her production of The Cunning Little Vixen, which returns to Glyndeoburne Festival Opera this summer.

The European Elgar takes the Bournemouth limelight

Elgar is placed at the heart of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s programming next season, putting him very much into a European context.
LOOKING BACK AT THE 2015/2016 SEASON...

All roads lead to Birmingham

Town Hall and Symphony Hall flexes its international muscles next season with a number of starry ensembles bringing mouthwatering programmes to Birmingham.

Sprightly at 70: Philharmonia

In 2015, the Philharmonia Orchestra celebrates its 70th anniversary. Its new season explores unfamiliar repertoire 
LET'S THINK ABOUT THIS...

Opinion: UK concert times should change

David argues that typical UK concert times are almost guaranteed to put off the under 55 age group, especially those with kids.
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LondonThe Bach Choir: Best of British - A Sea Symphony

MacMillan, Elgar, Vaughan Williams
Philharmonia Orchestra; David Hill; The Bach Choir; Sally Matthews; Roderick Williams; Raphael Wallfisch

LondonLondon International A Cappella Choral Competition 2017 - Heat 4

Grossi da Viadana, Byrd, Stainer, Pärt, Casals, MacMillan, Palestrina, Zieleński, Tallis, Jasiński, Hassler, Yohan, Whitacre
Scott Price; Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School; Dysonans Chamber Choir; Magdalena Wdowicka-Mackiewicz; Jinggaswara

Moreton-in-MarshFidelio | Longborough Festival Opera

Beethoven: Fidelio
Gad Kadosh; Orpha Phelan; Longborough Festival Opera; Madeleine Boyd; Elizabeth Atherton; Adrian Dwyer

SheffieldSongsmiths - Secrets and Obsessions

Balfe, Purcell, Schubert, Loewe, Bridge, Britten, Strauss R., Brahms, Schumann, Wolf, Mendelssohn, Hahn, Granados, Butterworth, Lehrer
Elizabeth Watts; Nicky Spence; Christopher Ainslie; Audrey Hyland

LondonMozart, Vivaldi and Handel by Candlelight

Mozart, Vivaldi, Handel
Peter Dyson; Belmont Ensemble of London; Helen Davies; Pippa Harris
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Personenregie perfection: Garsington's Turco in Italia

Garsington's latest Rossini buffa is on the nail orchestrally, mixed vocally and one of the best pieces of acting and stage movement you'll see in opera.
****1
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Robert Treviño triumphs in LSO debut

Nietzsche's Midnight Song is the stillest piece of music in all Mahler, and Treviño’s poise and Larsson’s rich voice cast a powerful and profound spell.
****1
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A peach of an Albert Herring at Grange Festival

With a combined age of 161 years, John Copley and Steuart Bedford certainly bring ample experience to Grange Festival's new production of Britten's Albert Herring
****1
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Keep calm and carry on singing

A superlative cast and perceptive staging make for a gripping revival of Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos at the Glyndebourne Festival.
****1
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Impressive singing in Longborough Fidelio

Strong casting but intrusive direction makes this Fidelio a bizarrely intriguing experience, salvaged by some memorable singing. 
***11
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