Concerts & Events

Opera

The Turn of the Screw

Mark Wigglesworth – Conductor
Louisa Muller – Director
Verity Wingate – Governess
Robert Murray – Quint/Prologue
Ben Fletcher / Isaac Rogers – Miles
Adrianna Forbes – Dorant
Maia Greaves – Flora
Susan Bickley – Mrs Grose
Helena Dix – Miss Jessel
Christopher Oram – Designer
Malcolm Rippeth – Lighting Designer

  • Britten The Turn of the Screw
Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Principal violist Yukiko Ogura in performance.
Small-ensemble performance

London Art Week: A Dialogue between Art and Music

Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay – violin
Yukiko Ogura – viola
Karen Stephenson – cello

  • Mozart Divertimento K. 563, I. Allegro
  • SCARLATTI arr. OPPENHEIM Sonata K. 466
  • Beethoven String Trio Op. 9 No. 1
  • Johnson Charleston
London Art Week

Natalya Romaniw as Rusalka in Garsington Opera production
Opera

Rusalka

Douglas Boyd – conductor
Natalya Romaniw – Rusalka
Gerard Schneider – Prince
Musa Ngqungwana Vodník
Sky Ingram – Foreign Princess
Christine Rice Ježibaba
John Findon – Gamekeeper
Grace Durham – Kitchen Boy
Marlena Devoe – First Nymph
Heather Lowe – Second Nymph
Stephanie Wake-Edwards – Third Nymph
Mark Nathan – Hunter

  • Dvořák Rusalka
Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Pekka Kuusisto in performance with the Philharmonia at Royal Festival Hall.
Concert

Mikkeli: Tchaikovsky and Beethoven with Pekka and Santtu

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Mozart Overture, Die Zauberflöte
  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Mikaeli

Pianist Gabriele Sutke in black dress smiling brightly.
Small-ensemble performance

Foundling Museum: MMSF Fellow Lunchtime Recital

Gabrielė Sutkutė – piano

  • Haydn Piano Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI/32
  • Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 4
  • Schubert arr. Liszt Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen
  • Čiurlionis Prelude in F-sharp major, Angelus Domini
  • Ravel La valse
Foundling Museum

Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali on stage, conducting the Philharmonia
Concert

Mikkeli: Bruce Liu plays Chopin

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Bruce Liu – piano

  • Beethoven Overture, Egmont
  • Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
Mikaeli

Mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly in performance with the Philharmonia at Royal Festival Hall
Concert

Cutty Sark: Sea Pictures

Oliver Zeffman – conductor
Sarah Connolly – mezzo-soprano

  • Grace Williams Sea Sketches
  • Elgar Sea Pictures
  • Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Cutty Sark

Girl wearing hijab playing an electric guitar and boy with headphones working on an Apple MacBook.
Community performance

Symphonize

The Little Theatre, Leicester

Mezzo Soprano Catherine Carby
Concert

Three Choirs: Dvořák's Requiem

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Anita Watson – soprano
Catherine Carby – mezzo soprano
Ruairi Bowen – tenor
Matthew Brook – bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Dvořák Requiem
Hereford Cathedral

Soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn in black dress on dark green couch.
Concert

Three Choirs: Mahler 4

Emilia Hoving – conductor
Elizabeth Llewellyn – soprano

  • Rolf Martinsson Ich denke Dein... (UK Premiere)
  • Mahler Symphony No. 4
Hereford Cathedral

Soprano Jess Dandy brightly smiling.
Concert

Three Choirs: Quo Vadis

Adrian Partington – conductor
Rebecca Hardwick – soprano
Jess Dandy – contralto
James Oxley – tenor
Alex Ashworth – bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Dyson Quo Vadis
Hereford Cathedral

Baritone Roderick Williams in black shirt looking left smiling.
Concert

Three Choirs: Pietà

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Jess Dandy – contralto
Roderick Williams – baritone
Amy Dickson – saxophone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Worcester Cathedral Choristers

  • Bach arr. Webern Ricercare
  • Strauss Metamorphosen
  • Richard Blackford Pietà
Hereford Cathedral

Opera

Dalia

Douglas Boyd Conductor
Karen Gillingham Director
Roxanna Panufnik Composer
Jessica Duchen Librettist
Adrianna Forbes-Dorant Dalia
Merit Ariane Aisha
Nadine Benjamin Maya
Jonathan Lemalu Harry
Ed Lyon Fred
Andrew Watts Roger
Rhiannon Newman Brown Designer
Ben Pickersgill Lighting Designer
Natasha Khamjani Choreographer
Gulwali Passarlay Refugee & Activist
Manas Ghanem Community Liaison

Garsington Opera Youth & Adult Companies
Millbrook Primary School Youth Company
Amwaj Choir – Palestine
Al-Farah Choir – Syria

  • Roxanna Panufnik Dalia
Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Composer Sarah Kirkland Snider in wide black cloths sitting in a lake.
Concert

Three Choirs: Voices of Power

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Hilary Summers – contralto
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir

  • Judith Weir All the ends of the earth
  • Sarah Kirkland Snider If you bring forth what is within (UK Premiere)
  • Peruchona Cessate tympana, cessate praelia
  • Luke Styles Voices of Power (World Premiere)
Hereford Cathedral

Soprano Elizabeth Watts in black dress with flower stitches.
Concert

Three Choirs: Transformations

Adrian Partington – conductor
Elizabeth Watts – soprano
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Bach arr. Stravinsky Variations on ‘Vom Himmel hoch’
  • Finzi Dies Natalis
  • Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
  • Poulenc Stabat Mater
Hereford Cathedral