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Full List: Whatsonstage.com Awards Nominees Announced
By Editorial Staff · 2 Dec 2011
The shortlist of nominations for the 12th annual Whatsonstage.com Awards are revealed today (Friday 2nd December) at a star-studded launch party at London’s Café de Paris. The Awards from
Grimeborn returns to the Arcola Theatre
By Keith McDonnell · 15 Aug 2011
Grimeborn, London’s Hippest Opera Festival, returns for its 5th year in Arcola Theatre’s impressive new space in Dalston, presenting an eclectic programme of new and engaging work from 1
ROH2 celebrates world music with Voices Across the World
By Keith McDonnell · 25 Jul 2011
The Royal Opera House’s annual world music festival entitled Voices Across the World takes place this weekend under the auspices of ROH2. Acclaimed choral, theatre, arts’ composer
Lee Hall Community Opera Beached Will Go Ahead
By Andrew Girvan · 8 Jul 2011
Lee Hall's community opera Beached will go ahead next week as planned, after an apparent u-turn by Opera North. The project appeared to be in jeopardy after a participating primary school wit
Damon Albarn's Doctor Marks ENO Olympic Fest
By Terri Paddock · 17 May 2011
Doctor Dee, the latest theatrical offering from Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn, will receive its London premiere next summer as part of the London 2012 Festival to mark the capitalR
LSO Presents Bernstein's Candide at Barbican
By Theo Bosanquet · 11 May 2011
The London Symphony Orchestra will present Leonard Bernstein’s 1956 Broadway operetta Candide in a one-off concert performance at the Barbican Hall on 5 June 2011, with a cast led by
James MacMillan's new opera, Clemency premieres at ROH2 this month.
By Keith McDonnell · 4 May 2011
The world premiere of James MacMillan’s new one-act opera, Clemency takes place at The Royal Opera House this month. An ROH2 co-production with Scottish Opera, and co-commissioned by Th
ENO pay tribute to Sir Charles Mackerras
By Keith McDonnell · 24 Apr 2011
One year after his death, the English National Opera will mount a concert led by extraordinary conductors and singers including the ENO orchestra and chorus to celebrate the musical talent of Charles ...
Booking Opens at Brand New Garsington Opera
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Apr 2011
Booking opens today for this year’s Garsington Opera, but it’s been all-change for this most quintessential of ‘country house’ opera companies as this year they present three
Royal Opera Announces 2011-12 'Olympic' Season
By Keith McDonnell · 13 Apr 2011
The Royal Opera today unveiled its plans for the 2011/12 Season which not surprisingly reflect the fact that London hosts the Olympics next year. Following an introduction by Tony Hall, Music Directo