News & Reviews
Ian Page and the Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann performed a stunning aria from Mozart’s first full-length opera La finta semplice on The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday 6 May. If you missed the show it is available to watch again on BBC iPlayer here.
2 June 2018, 19:30, Birmingham Town Hall 6 & 8 June 2018, 19:00, Queen Elizabeth Hall “I have decided all at once to chance something quite extraordinary; namely, he shall write an opera for the theatre – and what do you think, what kind of uproar has arisen privately among the composers? – what? – […]
We are pleased to announce that the exciting young Austrian mezzo-soprano Sophie Rennert will sing the role of Giacinta in Classical Opera’s performances of Mozart’s La finta semplice at Birmingham Town Hall (2 June) and the Queen Elizabeth Hall (6 & 8 June). She replaces the originally advertised Emily Edmonds, who has had to withdraw […]
The lazy, uninquisitive assumption is always that neglected works of the past have been forgotten with good reason, but one of the many things I love about my job is the opportunity to show that this is often not the case. Already this season we have performed works by Gluck, Hasse, Jommelli and Giardini which […]
A new album exploring Mozart’s childhood visit to London in 1764-65, featuring 13 world premiere recordings We are delighted to announce the forthcoming release of Mozart in London, a two-disc set on Signum Classics, presenting an unprecedented survey of Mozart’s childhood visit to London in 1764-65. The wide-ranging programme includes Mozart’s remarkable first symphony (composed when […]