News & Reviews

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 […]

15th August 2016

‘Where’er you walk’ was released in May 2016, and features Allan Clayton, Ian Page and The Orchestra of Classical Opera. It celebrates the life of John Beard, Handel’s favourite tenor. Beard created more Handel roles than any other singer, and this recording offers an exquisite overview of his career, featuring works by Handel, Arne, Boyce […]

8th July 2016

Classical Opera’s 2015/16 London season concluded with the company’s first ever performance of Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni. Read selections from the reviews below. The next company performance of a Mozart stage work will be a production of The First Commandment (Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots) at St John’s Smith Square. **** “Never has Mozart’s writing here sounded […]

3rd June 2016

Due to illness Darren Jeffery is unable to sing the role of Leporello in our performance of Don Giovanni on 17 June. The role of Leporello will now be sung by David Soar. David Soar studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio. He has previously sung at Glyndebourne, Covent Garden, […]

18th May 2016

As part of MOZART 250, Classical Opera presented the UK premiére of Niccolò Jommelli’s Il Vologeso, first performed 250 years ago for the Stuttgart court in Ludwigsburg. Read selections from the press reviews below. The next concert in our MOZART 250 series is ‘La Canterina’ at Wigmore Hall in September 2016. **** “Ian Page’s Classical […]


Mozart’s Keys

30 April, 7:30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Mozart et Haydn á Londres

22 June, 8:30pm
La Seine Musicale, Paris

Mozart’s Czech Mates

14 July, 7:30pm
Wigmore Hall, London

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