Gluck: Bauci e Filemone / Orfeo

We return to Southbank Centre for an enchanting pair of Gluck operas based on stories recounted by Ovid in his famous Metamorphoses. Both originally formed part of Le feste d’Apollo, a triple-bill composed 250 years ago to celebrate the wedding in Parma of Ferdinand,...

1769: A Year in Music

This fascinating and wide-ranging survey sets works by the 13-year-old Mozart – including a recently rediscovered concert aria – alongside an array of other pieces that were being composed in the same year. These include the first movement of a symphony by Mozart’s...