Hasse: Piramo e Tisbe

Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783) was one of the most popular and eminent composers of the eighteenth century, and composed a total of 62 operas. For nearly half a century he delighted singers and audiences alike with the classical restraint and lyrical beauty of his...

Haydn: Applausus

Ian Page and The Mozartists continue their ground-breaking chronological journey through Mozart’s life, works and influences with an overdue reassessment of Haydn’s fascinating and unjustly neglected Applausus cantata. Commissioned to celebrate the fiftieth...

Jommelli: Il Vologeso

As part of MOZART 250, we present the UK premiére of Niccolò Jommelli’s Il Vologeso, first performed 250 years ago on 11 February 1766 for the Stuttgart court in Ludwigsburg. Jommelli was born just north of Naples in 1714 (the same year as Gluck) and died there...

Don Giovanni

Classical Opera’s London season concludes with the company’s first ever performance of Mozart’s complex masterpiece, considered by many to be the greatest opera ever written and described by E.T.A. Hoffmann as ‘the opera of all operas’....

Sophie Bevan sings Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven

The thrilling young British soprano Sophie Bevan joins Ian Page and the vibrant period-instrument Orchestra of Classical Opera for a concert of works by the three towering masters of the Classical period. Bevan sings three of the greatest concert arias ever written...