Classical Opera’s 2017 education project centred on Mozart’s first opera Apollo et Hyacinthus, composed and premièred in Salzburg when he was just eleven years old. Over the course of three months, our wonderful musicians joined 120 pupils from primary schools in the London Borough of Ealing, who learned about Mozart’s life and music before composing […]
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of Sophie Bevan’s debut solo disc, with Ian Page and the The Mozartists. ‘Perfido!’ was released on 5 May 2017 on Signum Classics.
Artistic Director, Ian Page, announces the exciting new strand to Classical Opera’s work: The Mozartists
Classical Opera continue their critically acclaimed complete cycle of Mozart operas with Zaide, Mozart’s tenth and unfinished opera. Artistic director Ian Page and the cast talk about the music, the recording process, and the value of this fascinating opera. Order your copy here.
Classical Opera’s 2016 education project explored the journey taken by the 11-year old Mozart, as he travelled from London back to his home town of Salzburg in 1766. The project was taken into two schools in the London Borough of Ealing. The students researched what life was like in Europe in the mid-1700s, and worked […]
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of Allan Clayton’s debut solo disc, with Ian Page and the Orchestra of Classical Opera. ‘Where’er you walk’ was released on Friday 6 May 2016 on Signum Classics. Buy your copy from one of the following sites: Presto Classical Amazon: CD Amazon: digital download iTunes
A film about Mozart’s Il re pastore, the latest CD release in our complete Mozart Opera Cycle. Classical Opera’s Artistic Director Ian Page gives background on the work, and the soloists talk about the recording process.
With excerpts from the final performance of the Schools’ Opera this extended film follows the journey of our ‘Mozart at the Museum’ education project from start to finish. Working with Classical Opera’s musicians, and in collaboration with the Museum of London, children from Marlborough and Holy Trinity schools created and performed an opera based on […]
Go behind the scenes of the latest recording in our complete Mozart opera cycle. This four-disc release features Mozart’s entire vision for the opera including original arias which didn’t make it to into the version premiéred in 1770.