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Interviews


Growing in Stuttgart - an interview with baritone Ronan Collett
Baritone Ronan Collett was born in Norfolk and received his musical education in the UK, at Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music, benefiting from a number of bursaries and awards, before ...
Daniel Slater directs Mozart at Garsington
Affable, relaxed and knowledgeable, Daniel Slater may seem easy-going but his mind races when he waxes lirico about opera. Those synapses crackle with creative enthusiasm – which is ...
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Ailish Tynan
By Edward Seckerson
Ailish Tynan plays a short, fat, bald man in David Alden's staging of Handel's Radamisto at ENO. It is, she says, an occupational hazard when venturing into the cross-gender world of 18th ...
WOS Radio: Catherine Malfitano Discusses ENO Tosca
By Editorial Staff
She was the Tosca who played live to an audience of one billion in 107 countries; she is the director of English National Opera's new staging of the opera they once dubbed Puccini's "shabby little ...
WOS Radio: Rupert Goold Tackles ENO Turandot
By Editorial Staff
In this latest opera podcast, Edward Seckerson talks to Turandot director Rupert Goold and principal singers Kirsten Blanck and Gwyn Hughes Jones. Goold’s myriad theatre credits inclu
WOS Radio: Catalan Twist on ENO Grand Macabre
By Editorial Staff
In this latest opera podcast, Edward Seckerson talks to La Fura dels Baus director Valentina Carrasco, conductor Baldur Brönnimann and production manager Nicholas Sperling about English National
WOS Radio: Glyndebourne\'s Fairy Queen & History
By Editorial Staff
Continuing with Whatsonstage.com’s coverage of this year’s 75th Anniversary Glyndebourne festival, Edward Seckerson presents a discussion featuring another one of this year’s key productions –...
WOS Radio: Musical Summer at Cadogan Hall
By Editorial Staff
Next month, Chelsea concert venue Cadogan Hall presents two concerts celebrating the Great American Songbook. From 5 to 9 August 2009, Maria Friedman, Mary Carewe, Graham Bickley and Tim Howar star