News & Reviews

30th November 2017

250 years ago the history of music very nearly took a significant turn for the worse when, in November 1767, the eleven-year-old Mozart contracted smallpox. He completely lost his sight for nine days, and only the timely intervention of a family friend from Salzburg prevented him from dying. By the start of 1768, though, he […]

27th September 2017

Release date: 13 October “Ian Page and the Orchestra of Classical Opera have an unerring knack for making the most of the young Mozart’s characterful music.” GRAMOPHONE Classical Opera continues its critically acclaimed complete Mozart opera recording series on Signum Classics with the one-act dramatic serenade Il sogno di Scipione, K. 126. Conductor and artistic […]

2nd August 2017

  The Mozartists Launch Concert – Wigmore Hall, 18 September 2017 Please note a change to the advertised programme. In place of Mozart’s “Vorrei spiergavi, oh Dio!”, K.418, Louise Alder will now sing “Quando avran fine omai… Padre, germani, addio” from Idomeneo. 20th Birthday Concert – Barbican, 9 October 2017 Please note that Claudia Huckle […]

11th July 2017

UK release May 2017 “I simply can’t stop listening to this glorious collection of Classical scenas and concert arias from the young British soprano.” PRESTO CLASSICAL Conductor Ian Page’s acclaimed period ensemble Classical Opera launches The Mozartists, a new brand under which it will present its ever-expanding concert repertoire, with a thrilling CD of concert arias sung by the young British […]

9th June 2017

Artistic Director Ian Page looks forward to our forthcoming performances of Mozart’s Grabmusik and his first opera Apollo et Hyacinthus. “As I write, we are deeply immersed in rehearsals for our imminent production of Mozart’s Grabmusik and Apollo et Hyacinthus. We are presenting this double-bill on 10 June at the beautiful and historic Birmingham Town Hall (in concert performance) […]


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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