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. Classical Opera: Making of Mitridate from TallWall Media on Vimeo.
Behind the scenes of our Associate Artist Scheme: a working session with Artistic Director Ian Page and two of Classical Opera’s current Associate Artists, Louise Alder (soprano) and Jonathan McGovern (baritone). Classical Opera – Associate Artist Scheme rehearsal session from TallWall Media on Vimeo.
Classical Opera’s second release in our complete Mozart opera cycle is the young composer’s remarkable sacred singspiel, composed when he was just eleven years of age. Go behind the scenes of the recording with our short film about the making of Die Schuldigkeit: The making of Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots from TallWall Media on […]
The fifteen books of Ovid’s famous Metamorphoses have provided extensive material and inspiration for composers from Cavalli and Monteverdi to Britten and beyond. In Classical Opera’s captivating programme, one of Dittersdorf’s descriptive Symphonies after the Metamorphoses of Ovid is followed by enchanting transformation scenes from operas by the three greatest composers of the Classical era.. […]
Making our London Handel Festival debut in March 2013, Classical Opera presents the UK premiere of Telemann;s long lost opera Orpheus. Watch a short introduction to the work from Artistic Director Ian Page and two members of the cast, Eleanor Dennis and Jonathan McGovern. Classical Opera presents Telemann's Orpheus from TallWall Media on Vimeo.
Watch a short introduction to our January 2013 Wigmore Hall performance focused on the castrati with whom Mozart worked and for whom he composed. Classical Opera: Mozart's Castrati from TallWall Media on Vimeo.
Acclaimed soprano Sandrine Piau joined Classical Opera for their opening concert of the 2012/13 season at Wigmore Hall, October 2012. Watch exclusive interview and rehearsal footage with Sandrine and Classical Opera, conducted by Ian Page. Sandrine Piau & Classical Opera from TallWall Media on Vimeo. Sandrine Piau & Classical Opera from TallWall Media on Vimeo.
Classical Opera’s Principal Cellist Joseph Crouch, together with Artistic Director Ian Page, discuss their approach to the interpretation of recitative during the recording of Mozart’s Apollo et Hyacinthus. Classical Opera: Research & Imagination from TallWall Media on Vimeo.