50th Birthday album release

The Tallis Scholars release an album of music by John Sheppard to mark their 50th Birthday. Peter Phillips comments: The Tallis Scholars’ first Sheppard disc, released in 1989, created a new icon of English renaissance polyphony – Media vita. This is our second Sheppard album, featuring such masterpieces as the Missa Cantate, and his only votiveRead more ›

Alpesh Chauhan’s debut with the LA Phil

Returning to the US after recent successes with the National Symphony Orchestra Washington and the Houston Symphony, Alpesh Chauhan makes his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall this week. He reunites with violinist Hilary Hahn, with whom he recently performed Brahms at Wolf Trap and in Seattle, this time forRead more ›

Christian Kluxen conducts the Pacific Symphony

Following a triumphant return to the Victoria Symphony, of which he is Music Director, to open their 2023/24 season, Christian Kluxen has travelled down the Pacific coast to Costa Mesa for his debut concerts with the Pacific Symphony. Taking place at the famed Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, part of one of California’s premiereRead more ›

Viviane Hagner’s first concerts as Artist in residence

Viviane Hagner is in Rennes for her first concert as Artist in Residence with the Orchestre National de Bretagne. She is currently preparing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D minor, under the French conductor Benjamin Levy for performances on the 19th and 20th of October at the Opéra de Rennes. This is the first of fourRead more ›

A busy start to the 2023/24 season for Vinay Parameswaran

Over the next four weeks, Vinay Parameswaran launches his 2023/24 season travelling from San Antonio to Toledo then on to Phoenix. This week Vinay has been conducting the San Antonio Philharmonic with soloist Tine Thing Helseth in a programme featuring Gabriella Smith, Alexander Arutiunian, Reena Esmail and Jean Sibelius. With concerts tonight, Friday 13th andRead more ›

Tito Muñoz launches the Phoenix Symphony 23/24 Season

Returning for his 10th season as Virginia G. Piper Music Director, Tito Muñoz will open the Phoenix Symphony’s 2023-2024 season tonight in Phoenix Symphony Hall. Tito opened his very first Phoenix season with Orff’s Carmina Burana, so it is fitting that he will now launch his 10th anniversary season with the ever popular work, precededRead more ›

Grosvenor in Hong Kong

This Friday, acclaimed British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs a solo recital to a sold-out City Hall in Hong Kong as part of the Premiere Performances series in a programme featuring Chopin and Liszt. This comes hot off the heels of a successful chamber tour across Japan with violinist Sayaka Shoji and the Modigliani Quartet whichRead more ›

Julian Bliss is first Artist in Residence at Yehudi Menuhin School

We are delighted to announce that Julian Bliss will be the first Artist in Residence at the Yehudi Menuhin School for the 23/24 season. He joins them several times over the year for a range of projects, including his first concert on 28th September when he appears alongside Maxim Rysanov and Dasol Kim for anRead more ›

Mazzola conducts Wagner at the Lyric

This weekend Enrique conducts the opening night of The Flying Dutchman at Chicago Lyric Opera House. The electrifying production by Christopher Alden features a star cast including Tamara Wilson and Tomasz Konieczny. This kicks off a busy season for Enrique which includes other major productions in Berlin (Anna Bolena), Amsterdam (Roberto Devereux) as well asRead more ›

Christopher Moulds returns to Munich

The start of the new season sees Chris Moulds return to Munich with the Bayerische Staatsoper to conduct Mozart’s Idomeneo and Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas with Krzysztof Warlikowski as the director/producer for the production. The first performance of Dido & Aeneas is on the 23rd September. This follows on from 3 successful productions last seasonRead more ›