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Hilary Summers in ROH staging of Barry ‘Alice’s Adventures Under Ground’

14 January 2020

Hilary Summers takes on the roles of White Queen and Dormouse in the first fully staged production of Gerald Barry Alice’s Adventures Under Ground at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by Thomas Adès and directed by Antony McDonald. Further highlights of the season include Mahler Symphony No. 8 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Vasily Petrenko; George Benjamin’s Into...

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Praise for Stuart Jackson’s role debut as Jupiter/Semele for Komische Oper Berlin

14 January 2020

In December Stuart Jackson received critical acclaim for his role debut as Jupiter in Handel’s Semele at the Komische Oper, Berlin: … le Jupiter de Stuart Jackson, nous a gratifié d’un des plus beaux moments de la soirée : son « Where’re you walk » possédait l’élégie, la douceur et la sentimentalité requises. Ce géant à la stature imposante figurait parfaitement le dieu...

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Robin Johannsen makes debut with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

13 January 2020

Robin Johannsen makes her debut with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia performing Haydn Die Schöpfung with Manfred Honeck – a piece she revisits later this season in her debut with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under the baton of Philippe Herreweghe. Further notable debuts this season include with Wiener Symphoniker for Bach Magnificat in D (Philippe Jordan), the Arion Ensemble in...

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James Way makes Opéra national de Montpellier debut in Handel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo

12 January 2020

James Way makes his debut for Opéra national de Montpellier reprising the role of Tempo in Handel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno under Thibault Noally, following a highly successful tour of the work last season with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra under René Jacobs. Also this season James sings Messiah tours with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, with...

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