Guildhall School of Music & Drama Unveils Spring 2022 Season

By David Salazar

Guildhall School of Music & Drama in the U.K. has announced its Spring 2022 season.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances.

Mezzo-soprano Alexandra Pouta, pianist Élisabeth Pion, and clarinettist Marian Bozhidarov will perform two concerts of works by Lili Boulanger, Debussy, Messiaen, and Jacques Brel.

Performance Dates: Jan. 14, 2022 at Carnegie Hall & Jan. 18, 2022 at Milton Court Concert Hall 

There will also be an opera double-bill feature Judith Weir’s “Miss Fortune” and Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Telephone.” The performance will be directed by Martin Lloyd-Evans with Dominic Wheeler conducting.

Performance Dates: Feb. 28 – March 7, 2022

Mezzo-soprano Laura Fleur will star in Ravel’s “Scheherezade” in a performance by the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra. The concert, which will be conducted by Roberto Gonzalez-Monjas, will also feature music by Lutoslawski and Scriabin.

Performance Date: March 17, 2022

The Guildhall Studio Orchestra and Songbook Company will lead performances of songs from the Great American Song Book. The music will be conducted by Malcolm Edmonstone. 

Performance Date: March 23, 2022

Audiences will also get a chance to check out some opera scenes directed by Rodula Gaitanou.

Performance Dates: March 24 – 29, 2022

There will also be masterclasses by Kate Royal and Roderick Williams.