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

Small-ensemble performance

Music of Today: Composers’ Academy

Members of the Philharmonia

  • Florence Anna Maunders Bare Boss, Innit? (World premiere)
  • Mathis Saunier Noctopolis (World premiere)
  • Yfat Soul Zisso Spiral (World premiere)
Royal Festival Hall

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Isabelle Faust holding her violin and smiling
Concert

Brahms & Beethoven with Isabelle Faust

Philippe Herreweghe – conductor
Isabelle Faust – violin

  • Beethoven Violin Concerto
  • Brahms Symphony No. 4
Royal Festival Hall

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Concert

Dresden: Santtu conducts Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Jan Vogler – cello

  • Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Clyne Dance
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
Kulturpalast Dresden

Small-ensemble performance

Foundling Museum: MMSF Fellow Lunchtime Recital

Aisha Palmer – Harp

  • Bach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
  • Paul Hindemith Sonata for Harp
  • Henriette Renié Pièce Symphonique
  • Rhian Samuel La Roca Blanca
  • Grace Williams Hiraeth
  • Elias Parish-Alvars Introduction and Variations on Airs from Bellini’s Opera ‘Norma’
Foundling Museum

Sol Gabetta leaning on her cello case and smiling
Friends event

Open Rehearsal: Santtu conducts Elgar's Enigma Variations

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Sol Gabetta – cello

  • Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
Royal Festival Hall

Sol Gabetta leaning on her cello case and smiling
Concert

Santtu conducts Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Sol Gabetta – cello

  • Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
Royal Festival Hall

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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

Concert

Athens: Santtu and Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja – violin

  • Glinka Overture, 'Ruslan and Ludmila'
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Small-ensemble performance

Salon Music: Philharmonia MMSF Lunchtime Recital

Aisha Palmer – Harp

  • Bach Toccata and Fugue
  • Paul Hindemith Sonata for Harp
  • Henriette Renié Pièce Symphonique
  • Rhian Samuel La Roca Blanca
  • Grace Williams Hiraeth
  • Elias Parish-Alvars Introduction and Variations on Airs from Bellini’s Opera ‘Norma’
Hampstead Lane

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

An evening shot on the grounds of Garsington Opera
Concert

Garsington Opera: Gala Concert

Douglas Boyd – conductor
Jonathon Cole-Swinard – conductor
Chloe Rooke – conductor
Tess Jackson – conductor
Natalya Romaniw – soprano
Madison Leonard – soprano
Isabelle Peters – soprano
Christine Rice – mezzo soprano
Olive Sewell – tenor
Roderick Williams – baritone
Joshua Hopkins – baritone
Henry Waddington – bass-baritone
Garsington Opera Chorus
Garsington Opera Youth Company

  • Highlights from:
  • Beethoven Fidelio
  • Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Dvořák Rusalka
  • Handel Semele
  • Mozart Così fan tutte
  • Mozart Idomeneo
  • Mozart The Magic Flute
  • Rossini The Barber of Seville
  • Smetana The Bartered Bride
  • Strauss Der Rosenkavalier
  • Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
  • Verdi La traviata
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 New work (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