News & Reviews

17th May 2017

A Gramophone Podcast: Ian Page Ian Page, founder and Artistic Director of Classical Opera, talks about Mozart, the classical era and his musical plans for the summer With a new recording of concert arias with the soprano Sophie Bevan just out from Signum, concert performances of Mozart’s Apollo and Hyacinthus in Birmingham and London, and […]

28th March 2017

We regret that John Mark Ainsley has had to withdraw from the role of Oebalus in our forthcoming production of Apollo and Hyacinthus, but are pleased to announce that he will be replaced by tenor Benjamin Hulett. Benjamin has appeared at the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper, Theater […]

22nd February 2017

  Classical Opera presents a rare new production of Mozart’s first stage work The First Commandment 21 & 22 March 2017 – St John’s Smith Square ‘This music really is remarkable… one quickly realises how mature Mozart’s grasp of orchestral colour and vocal possibilities was.’ The Independent ‘The child Mozart responds to the libretto’s imagery […]

21st February 2017

★★★★ “…Two muscular tenor arias and a fine trio and quartet are also remarkable, but the most celebrated number is the exquisitely lyrical and much anthologised soprano aria ‘Ruhe sanft’, sung with melting elegance on this beguiling new recording by Sophie Bevan. Allan Clayton is bright-toned and full-blooded in the lead tenor role, and the […]

4th January 2017

Classical Opera unveils ‘The Mozartists’ under the continued leadership of founder and conductor Ian Page. Classical Opera – known for its highly acclaimed performances of the music of Mozart and his contemporaries under the artistic leadership of Ian Page – today announced the launch of The Mozartists to develop its ever-expanding concert work. The launch […]


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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