Concerts & Events

Production image from The Marriage of Figaro
Opera

Garsington Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

Tabita Berglund – conductor
John Cox – original director
Bruno Ravella – revival director
Garsington Opera Chorus

 

Figaro – David Ireland
Susanna – Claire Lees
Count Almaviva – Rafael Fingerlos
Countess Almaviva – Samantha Clarke
Cherubino – Bethany Horak-Hallett
Doctor Bartolo – Neal Davies
Marcellina – Susan Bickley
Don Basilio – Paul Nilon
Barbarina – Stephanie Hershaw
Antonio – Frazer Scott
Bridesmaid 1 – Jessica Lawley
Bridesmaid 2 – Hannah Bennett

  • Mozart The Marriage of Figaro
Garsington Opera

Opera

Garsington Opera: Un giorno di regno

Chris Hopkins – conductor
Christopher Alden – director
Garsington Opera Chorus

 

Belfiore – Joshua Hopkins
Marchesa del Poggio – Christine Rice
Baron Kelbar – Henry Waddington
Edoardo – Oliver Sewell
Giulietta Kelbar – Madison Leonard
La Rocca – Grant Doyle
Servant – Daniel Vening
Delmonte – James Micklethwaite

  • Verdi Un giorno di regno
Garsington Opera

Production image from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Opera

Garsington Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Douglas Boyd – conductor
Netia Jones – director & designer

 

Oberon – Iestyn Davies
Tytania – Lucy Crowe
Puck – Jerone Marsh-Reid
Bottom – Richard Burkhard
Lysander – Caspar Singh
Demetrius – James Newby
Hermia – Stephanie Wake-Edwards
Helena – Camilla Harris
Theseus – Nicholas Crawley
Hippolyta – Christine Rice
Quince – John Savournin
Flute – James Way
Snug – Frazer Scott
Starveling – Geoffrey Dolton
Snout – Adam Sullivan
Garsington Opera Youth Company

  • Britten Midsummer Night's Dream
Garsington Opera

Themba Mvula smiling into camera
Concert

Three Choirs Festival: Stanford's Stabat Mater

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Rebecca Hardwick – soprano
Marta Fontanals-Simmons – mezzo-soprano
Nicky Spence – tenor
Themba Mvula – baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Worcester Cathedral Choristers

  • Mason The Imagined Forest
  • Holst Hymn of Jesus
  • Stanford Stabat Mater
Worcester Cathedral

Beth Taylor credit Olivia Da Costa
Concert

Three Choirs Festival: The Cloud Messenger

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Beth Taylor – mezzo-soprano
Three Choirs Festival Voices

  • Dearden Messages (World premiere)
  • Weir Still, Glowing
  • Respighi The Birds
  • Holst The Cloud Messenger
Worcester Cathedral

Cathedral concert at Three Choirs Festival, seen through a window shaped like a clover
Concert

Three Choirs Festival: Mass for the Endangered

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Biles-Liddell Yr Afon Yn Yr Awyr (UK premiere)
  • Weir O Sweet Spontaneous Earth
  • Elgar Serenade for Strings
  • Snider Mass for the Endangered
Worcester Cathedral

Opera

Garsington Opera: A Trip to the Moon

Douglas Boyd – conductor
Karen Gillingham – director
Rhiannon Newman Brown – designer
Ben Pickersgill – lighting designer
Garsington Opera Adult Company
Garsington Opera Youth Company
Primary School Youth Company

 

George Méliès – Robert Murray
Eoa – Jennifer France

  • Norman A Trip to the Moon
Garsington Opera

Anna Lapwood sat at the organ looking into the camera and smiling
Concert

Three Choirs Festival: Anna Lapwood and BBC Singers

Sofi Jeannin – conductor
Mark Padmore – tenor
Charles Gibbs – narrator
BBC Singers
Anna Lapwood – organ
Nicholas Freestone – organ

  • Arakelyan Seascapes
  • Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (trans. Lapwood)
  • Poulenc Figure Humaine
  • Weir In the Land of Uz
Worcester Cathedral

Small-ensemble performance

Foundling Museum: MMSF Fellow Lunchtime Recital

Isaac Prince – clarinet
Iain Clarke – piano

  • Debussy Premiere Rhapsody
  • Sarah Jenkins Shivelight
  • John Mayer Raga Music
  • Arthur Benjamin Le Tombeau de Ravel
  • Decruck Cantilene
Foundling Museum

Philharmonia Orchestra performing at Three Choirs Festival
Concert

Three Choirs Festival: Venables's Requiem

Adrian Partington – conductor
Ben Cooper – narrator
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir

  • McDowall Shipping Forecast
  • Stanford/Dibble Sonata for String Orchestra
  • Venables Requiem
Worcester Cathedral

Philharmonia Orchestra performing at Three Choirs Festival
Concert

Three Choirs Festival: Elgar's The Kingdom

Adrian Partington – conductor
Anita Watson – soprano
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones – mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence – tenor
Ross Ramgobin – baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Elgar The Kingdom
Worcester Cathedral

Concert

Mikkeli Music Festival 2024

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Ville Matvejeff – conductor
Erkki Lasonpalo – conductor
Ava Bahari – violin
Jonathan Roozeman – cello

  • Brahms Academic Festival Overture
  • Brahms Violin Concerto
  • Schumann Symphony No. 3, ‘Rhenish’
  • Bruckner Symphony No. 7
  • Smetana Die Moldau
  • Elgar Cello Concerto
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 1
Martti Talvela Hall, Mikkeli

Conductor Marin Alsop in white shirt sitting on a chair.
Concert

Edinburgh International Festival: Fire in my mouth

Marin Alsop – conductor
Sopranos and Altos of the National Youth Choir of Scotland
NYCOS National Girls Choir

  • Wolfe Fire in my mouth (UK premiere)
Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Concert

Edinburgh International Festival: Santtu conducts Verdi's Requiem

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Soloists to be announced
Edinburgh Festival Chorus

  • Verdi Requiem
Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Violinist Nicola Benedetti playing the violin onstage at the Battersea Arts Centre
Family concert

Edinburgh International Festival: Family Concert

Conductor to be announced
Lucy Drever – presenter
Nicola Benedetti – violin

Usher Hall, Edinburgh