William Thomas’ Management Releases Statement Regarding John Eliot Gardiner Altercation

Following the altercation with Sir. John Eliot Gardiner, Bass William Thomas’ management, Askonas Holt, has released a statement. In a statement, the agency said, “We can confirm that an incident took place after Tuesday’s performance of Berlioz’s ‘Les Troyens’ with the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and Monteverdi Choir at La Côte-Saint-André. Bass William Thomas is looking forward to continuing the {…}

BBC Investigating Sir. John Eliot Gardiner Following Altercation with Bass at Berlioz Festival

Sir. John Eliot Gardiner is under investigation after having allegedly punched bass William Thomas backstage at the Berlioz Festival in France. According to reports in the Telegraph and Slipped Disc, Gardiner attacked Thomas backstage on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, during a performance of Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” because he exited the podium on the wrong side after the first part of {…}

Diana Damrau, Marlis Petersen, Christian Gerhaher, Max Emanuel Cenčić & Michael Volle Headline Konzerthaus Dortmund’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Jürgen Frank / Yiorgos Mavropoulos / @ Sony / Gregor Hohenberg / Lukasz Rajchert / Carsten Sander) The Konzerthaus Dortmund has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Soprano Sophie Karthäuser kicks off the season with a performance of Beethoven‘s “Pastorale.” Laurence Equilbey conducts the production by Carlus {…}

Benjamin Appl & Jennifer Johnston Headline Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019-20 Season

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has announced its 2019-20 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal performances. Soprano Anna Crookes will be joined by flutist Fiona Fulton, cellist Jonathan Aasgaard, and pianist Ian Buckle of Pixels Ensemble to perform works by Hildegard of Bingen, Dani Howard, George Crumb, Luciano Berio, and Maurice Ravel. Performance Date: {…}