Haydn: Applausus
Haydn: Applausus
Ian Page and The Mozartists continue their ground-breaking chronological journey through Mozart’s life, works and influences with an overdue...
Chamber Concert
Chamber Concert
In this concert, The Mozartists present a wide-ranging selection of works by Haydn, including a piano trio, songs, duets...
Mozart: La finta semplice
Mozart: La finta semplice
Classical Opera returns to Birmingham Town Hall with a concert performance of Mozart’s first full-length opera, La finta semplice. Written when the composer was just twelve years old, the opera is based on a sparkling comedy by Carlo Goldoni, and combines situations of...
Mozart: La finta semplice
Mozart: La finta semplice
Classical Opera makes its Southbank Centre début at the newly renovated Queen Elizabeth Hall with two semi-staged performances of Mozart’s first full-length opera, La finta semplice. Written when the composer was just twelve years old, the opera is based...
PRESS RELEASE: Mozart in London
PRESS RELEASE: Mozart in London
A new album exploring Mozart’s childhood visit to London in 1764-65, featuring 13 world premiere recordings We are delighted...
2018 International Opera Awards
2018 International Opera Awards
Sophie Bevan’s début solo disc with orchestra featuring concert arias by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven, has been nominated for...
MOZART 250
MOZART 250
In 2015, Classical Opera embarked on MOZART 250, a ground-breaking exploration of Mozart’s life, works and influences. Each year we will explore the music that was being written by Mozart and his contemporaries exactly 250 years previously, following the...
Ian Page
Ian Page
“The series of Mozart operas being recorded under the direction of Classical Opera’s director Ian Page has already established him as one of the most stylishly authoritative interpreters of the composer working today.” Opera Ian Page is the founder,...
  • "The Orchestra of Classical Opera, under Ian Page, created an almost deliriously beautiful sound, playing with imagination and verve. " Bachtrack
  • "Page, to my mind one of the most talented of today’s younger British conductors, immediately announced himself with this CD as a natural Mozartian. " Early Music Review
  • "The performance is thrilling, with exemplary singing and playing. " Gramophone
  • "This was quite the best Mozartian recitative I’ve heard. . . " Independent on Sunday
  • "This disc could receive the shortest review ever: Wow! " SA-CD.net
  • "We’d been treated to that rare, marvellous thing: an evening of beautiful, unusual music played with obvious, unashamed intelligence. " The Independent on Sunday
  • "What Signum Classics’ and Classical Opera’s recording of Il re pastore offers is, simply put, an account of the piece that comes as near to perfection as any performance might ever hope to do. " Voix des Arts
  • "You can count on Page to come up with startlingly good singers… " The Times
  • "The disc is not just a musicological feast but a vocal one… " Opera
  • "All credit to Classical Opera for resurrecting a work brimming with delightful music. " The Evening Standard