Danielle De Niese & Nicky Spence Headline SkyArts’ ‘The Nation’s Favourite Christmas Carols’

SkyArts in the U.K. will present a special holiday concert “The Nation’s Favourite Christmas Carols” on Dec. 22, 2022. The showcase, which takes place at The London Coliseum, will feature the English National Opera’ choir and orchestra as they present Britain’s favorite Christmas carols, as voted on by the public. The concert will be hosted by Myleene Klaas and Chris {…}

Classical Everywhere to Present Unique Rendition of ‘Messiah’

(Credit: Frances Marshall) Classical Everywhere will present a unique interpretation of Händel’s “Messiah,” on December 6, 2022 at the Theater Royal Drury Lane. The event will immerse audiences in a powerful and theatrical new stage, featuring world-class musicians and innovative and imaginative lighting design, visual effects, choreography and staging, under director Neil Connolly. Händel’s timeless oratorio will feature an internationally acclaimed {…}

Danielle de Niese, Louise Alder, Venera Gimadieva, Joélle Harvey, Liparit Avetisyan Headline Glyndebourne’s 2023 Season

The Glyndebourne Festival has announced its 2023 slate. New Productions Kicking off the proceedings will be a new production of “Don Giovanni” starring baritone Andrey Zhilikhovsky as Don Giovanni, Russian soprano Venera Gimadieva as Donna Anna, and Armenian soprano Ruzan Mantashyan as Donna Elvira. Mariame Clément directs with Evan Rogister conducting the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Performance Dates: {…}

Adam Smith, Danielle de Niese, John Relyea &  Sean Panikkar Lead English National Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The English National Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring eight productions and seven operas. Leo Hussain conducts Puccini’s “Tosca” in a new production by Christof Loy. The cast will include Sinéad Campbell-Wallace, Adam Smith, and Noel Bouley. Performance Dates: Sept. 30–Nov. 4 2022 Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Yeomen of the Guard” will include Anthony Gregory, Neal Davies, Alexandra Oomens, Heather {…}

Karen Cargill, Simon Keenlyside, Danielle De Niese & Ludovic Tézier Lead London Philharmonic’s 2022-23 Season

The London Philharmonic has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the vocal highlights. Edward Gardner conducts Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder with Lise Lindstrom, Karen Cargill, David Butt Philip, Robert Murray, and James Creswell. Performance Date: Sept. 24, 2022 Edward Gardner and soprano Jennifer France team up for Tchaikovsky, Dutilleux, Walker, and Dvořák. Performance Date: Sept. 28, 2022 Vaughan Williams’s {…}

Danielle De Niese, Anna Dennis, Anthony Gregory, Bethany Horak-Hallett Headline London Händel Festival 2022

(Credit: Frances Marshall) The London Händel Festival has announced its 2022 lineup, which will be entitled “New Beginnings.” For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic performances only. Opening Night will feature Laurence Cummings leading the Academy of Ancient Music and the National Youth Choir of Great Britten as well as the Chamber Choir {…}