News & Reviews

1st December 2016

Ian Page looks forward to the third year of MOZART 250 and our musical exploration of the year 1767. For Mozart 1767 was a significant and important year, during which he composed his first dramatic works and concertos. He and his family had returned home to Salzburg on 29 November 1766 after an absence of […]

25th October 2016

  **** “This performance by Classical Opera, conducted by Ian Page, was highly accomplished and, while it was not staged, the expressions and gestures from the principals were on a par with those that might have been found in a full production… “The evening began with a performance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 34 in D […]

12th September 2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances Ailish Tynan has had to withdraw from ‘La canterina’ on 19 September. The role of Gasparina will now be performed by soprano Susanna Hurrell. Susanna Hurrell (soprano) trained at the Royal College of Music and the National Opera Studio. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Miriam Licette […]

31st August 2016

Ian Page looks forward to ‘La canterina’, the opening concert of Classical Opera’s season. Classical Opera’s 2016/17 season begins and ends in Austria. In both cases we will be playing works by great composers in the venues where they were first performed – Haydn in Eisenstadt (a three-day residency to open the prestigious Haydn Festival […]

31st August 2016

Classical Opera’s principal horn player talks to us about his instrument, touring, and his love of Haydn. How did you come to study the horn, and what drew you to the instrument? At the age of four I saw a concert on the BBC and was immediately drawn to the horns. When I went to […]


MOZART IN ITALY – Festival Overview

6-8 March 2020
Cadogan Hall, London

TALK: Mozart’s First Italian Tour – 1770

6 March 2020, 6:00pm
Cadogan Hall, London

CONCERT 1: The Audition

6 March 2020, 7:30pm
Cadogan Hall, London

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