Podcasts

WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Dominic Gray
By Edward Seckerson
The Howard Assembly Room is no longer Opera North's best kept secret. Now in its second jam-packed year, it has truly come of age and its slogan - "making connections between the classical and the ...
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Alessandro Talevi
By Edward Seckerson
"It is a curious tale. I have it written in faded ink, a woman's hand, governess to two children, long ago....." So begins Benjamin Britten's operatic reimagining of Henry James' ghostly chiller Th
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Amanda Roocroft
By Edward Seckerson
Amanda Roocroft was a star from the moment she graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music. At 25 Sir Georg Solti asked her to sing Pamina at the Salzburg Festival. She declined. It was ...
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Des McAnuff
By Edward Seckerson
In the 1960s Des McAnuff played guitar and wrote songs to meet girls. Subsequently life became a little more complicated for the multi-talented writer/director. His long-standing commitment to the
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Melody Moore
By Edward Seckerson
Melody Moore is well-named. Her parents must have had a sixth sense that she would be "melodious". This exciting young American soprano has been making waves on both sides of the Atlantic. She has ...
WOS Radio: Mear & Thomas Show Us Their Shoes
By Editorial Staff
Last night (6 September 2010) Whatsonstage.com theatregoers battled the London tube strike for an Outing to the world premiere production of Shoes at Sadler's Wells – and, despite the tra
WOS Radio: Dos Santos & Pigott-Smith Educate
By Editorial Staff
After last week's trip to SHIRLEY VALENTINE, Whatsonstage.com theatregoers returned to Trafalgar Studios last night (2 September 2010), for the second part of our Willy Russell Season events to see ...
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Rene Jacobs
By Edward Seckerson
Rene Jacobs: singer, conductor, scholar, archivist, alchemist, teacher. In recent years he's been "rehabilitating" the Mozart operas for the Harmonia Mundi label, eradicating 19th century retouchings ...
WOS Radio: Syal Steals Hearts at Valentine Q&A
By Editorial Staff
Last night (26 August 2010) Whatsonstage.com theatregoers braved the rain to see Meera Syal reprise her critically acclaimed performance in the Menier Chocolate Factory's revival of Shirley Valentine ...
WOS Radio: La Boheme Creatives UpClose at Q&A
By Editorial Staff
Theatregoers at our Whatsonstage.com Outing to OperaUpClose’s groundbreaking new translation of La Boheme at the Soho Theatre last night (16 August 2010) also had the pleasure of a candid